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Sunday, 01 January 2017 - Sunday, 31 December 2017

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An undergraduate lecture given by Professor Paul Muldoon
Event Time
10:00 - 11:00
Venue
Marcus Merriman Lecture Theatre
Speaker
Professor Paul Muldoon
When poetry went pop! It's been fifty years since one of the best selling poetry anthologies of all time, The Mersey Sound, was published. Paul Muldoon and Paul Farley revisit the book and the work of the Liverpool poets featured.
Event Time
18:00 - 20:00
Venue
Lancaster Town Hall
Speaker
Professor Paul Muldoon and Professor Paul Farley
An undergraduate lecture given by Professor Paul Muldoon
Event Time
11:00 - 12:00
Venue
Marcus Merriman Lecture Theatre
Speaker
Professor Paul Muldoon
An open postgraduate English Literature seminar by Professor Paul Muldoon
Event Time
14:00 - 15:00
Venue
County Main Meeting Room 1
Speaker
Professor Paul Muldoon
An undergraduate lecture by Professor Paul Muldoon
Event Time
13:00 - 14:00
Venue
Elizabeth Livingston Lecture Theatre
Speaker
Professor Paul Muldoon
Keynote lectures from Professor Mark Currie Shorter papers from Lynne Pearce, Muren Zhang, and Michael Greaney
Event Time
14:00
Venue
Peter Scott Gallery
Speaker
Professor Mark Currie
Research Tea-Party
Event Time
15:00-17:00
Venue
Jack Hylton Room
Franny Moyle (Independent scholar)
Event Time
16:00-17:00
Venue
Management School, Lecture Theatre 7
Speaker
Franny Moyle (Independent scholar)
Join us as 5-7 storytellers share their true stories about the ways food defines them or the ways they define food.
Event Time
19:00-20:00
Venue
The Storey
A second year undergraduate lecture given by Professor Benoît Peeters
Event Time
12:00 - 13:00
Venue
Furness LT 1
Speaker
Professor Benoît Peeters
A first year undergraduate lecture given by Professor Benoît Peeters
Event Time
10:00 - 10:50
Venue
Marcus Merriman Lecture Theatre
Speaker
Professor Benoît Peeters
An open postgraduate seminar given by Professor Benoît Peeters. Texts: Vaughn-James, The Cage; Ware Lint; McGuire Here
Event Time
10:00 - 12:00
Venue
County Main Meeting Room 1
Speaker
Professor Benoît Peeters
A third year undergraduate lecture given by Professor Benoît Peeters
Event Time
14:00 - 14:50
Venue
Bowland North Seminar Room 20
Speaker
Professor Benoît Peeters
We are pleased to welcome Emma Jane Unsworth as a speaker for our visiting writer series.
Event Time
18:00-19:30
Venue
Jack Hylton Room
Speaker
Emma Jane Unsworth
Event Time
15:00 - 17:00
Venue
Jack Hylton Room
New departmental colleagues Dr Clare Egan and Dr Sara Wasson to present papers on their academic work.
Event Time
14:30
Venue
Lancaster University
Speaker
Dr Clare Egan & Dr Sara Wasson
We are pleased to support this event with award winning writer Sarah Howe.
Event Time
7pm
Venue
The Storey Auditorium, Meeting House Lane
Speaker
Sarah Howe
This one-day conference explores literature that embodies or engages with nineteenth- and early twentieth-century philosophies of materiality in ways that anticipate and pre-empt the more recent ‘turn' to materiality and affect. Keynote Speaker: Eileen John, Associate Professor of Philosophy, University of Warwick
Event Time
TBC
Venue
Lancaster University
Speaker
Professor Eileen John
Join us as 5-7 storytellers share their true stories about love, however they define it. Stories at the Storey is a free true story open mic night.
Event Time
19:00-20:00
Venue
The Storey
Professor Sharon Ruston will be giving a public talk on 'Letters and the Lamp: Sir Humphry Davy, 1778-1829' The talk will be followed by a workshop, led by Andrew Lacey.
Event Time
15:00-17:00
Venue
Science Museum London
Speaker
Professor Sharon Ruston
Plenary speakers- Marian Aguiar (English, Carnegie Mellon University, USA) Kat Jungnickel (Sociology, Goldsmiths, University of London). Film screening and Q&A with Director Andrew Kötting Roundtable on “New Directions in Mobilities Studies” featuring Nick Dunn (Institute for the Contemporary Arts, Lancaster University), Ruth Livesey (English, Royal Holloway, University of London), Pete Merriman (Geography, Aberystwyth University)
Venue
Lancaster University
A symposium on literature, religion and the work of mourning featuring Keynotes from Professor Terry Eagleton and Professor Kevin Mills
Event Time
2 Day event
Venue
The Storey Institute
Speaker
Professor Terry Eagleton & Professor Kevin Mills, plus additional speakers
Part of two day Religion and Literature Symposium on 'Observing Grief'.
Event Time
14:00
Venue
The Storey Institute
Speaker
Professor Terry Eagleton
Terry Eagleton will be discussing his new book Materialisms (Yale UP)
Event Time
14:00
Venue
County Main B082 (MR1)
Speaker
Professor Terry Eagleton
Much of Wikipedia's information about Davy needs to be improved – and you can help us achieve this! Learn new skills and meet new people during our free Wikipedia edit-a-thon. We'll train you in how to edit a Wikipedia page, give you all the information about Davy that you'll need, and will even provide a free lunch. We can also give you a free certificate after the event. All you need to do is bring a computer.
Event Time
11:00-15:00
Venue
Postgraduate Statistics Centre, Lancaster University
Professor Sharon Ruston will be giving a public talk on 'Letters and the Lamp: Sir Humphry Davy, 1778-1829' The talk will be followed by a workshop, led by Andrew Lacey.
Event Time
15:00-17:00
Venue
The Lit And Phil, Newcastle
Speaker
Professor Sharon Ruston
Event Time
14:00-18:00
Venue
Fylde Lecture Theatre 1, Lancaster University
Speaker
Robert Hewison
Event Time
14:00-18:00
Venue
Fylde Lecture Theatre 3, Lancaster University
Speaker
David Ingram (Lancaster Environment Centre and Edinburgh University) & Rachel Roberts (Lakeland Arts)
Event Time
12:00 - 17:30
Venue
Peter Scott Gallery
Speaker
Professor Benoît Peeters, John Schad, Delphine Grass, Aaron Aqulina & Maria Christou
Event Time
14:00-18:00
Venue
Frankland Colloquium Room, Lancaster University
Speaker
Michael Wheeler
Join us as 5-7 storytellers share their true stories about the theme of legacy
Event Time
19:00-20:00
Venue
The Storey
We are pleased to welcome Luke Brown as a speaker for our visiting writer series.
Event Time
18:00-19:30
Venue
Jack Hylton Room
Speaker
Luke Brown
Traditions and Trajectories in the Spatial Humanities
Event Time
Two Day Event
Venue
FASS Meeting Rooms 2 & 3
Plenary: Professor Ivan Callus (University of Malta) 'Surviving Criticism'.
Venue
Lancaster University
A three-day celebration of the written and spoken word. All events are now listed below with the prefix L_W. Headlining the festival will be PJ Harvey who will be in conversation with Poet Paul Muldoon. For more information please see the events below or our web page.
An exhibition from a range of North West artists exploring the notion of creative translation; particularly the relationship between literature and the visual arts. As part of the Lancaster_Words celebration. Opening night is Thurs 6th July 7-8pm. Tickets must be booked via email.
Venue
Peter Scott Gallery
As part of the Lancaster_Words celebration Dr Michael Greaney is giving a free talk on sleep in Jane Austen. Tickets to be booked through Eventbrite (click into event for link).
Event Time
13:00-14:00
Venue
The Storey Institute
Speaker
Dr Michael Greaney
As part of the Lancaster_Words celebration Danielle Jawando, Pete Kalu and Tariq Mehmood will discuss how to invent characters and plots that are truly diverse. Tickets to be booked through Eventbrite (click into event for link).
Event Time
18:00-19:00
Venue
Waterstones
Speaker
Danielle Jawando, Pete Kalu and Tariq Mehmood
As part of the Lancaster_Words celebration Dr Mark Knight leads a discussion on religion and literature. The event will feature speakers: Jenn Ashworth, Karl Moller and Andrew Tate. Tickets to be booked through Eventbrite (click into event for link)
Event Time
18:00-19:00
Venue
Lancaster Priory Church
Speaker
Mark Knight, Jenn Ashworth, Karl Moller and Andrew Tate
As part of the Lancaster_Words celebration PJ Harvey and Paul Muldoon will be in conversation. The two will read from their poetry and explore its relationship to song lyrics. Tickets to be ordered via Lancaster Arts (click into event for link)
Event Time
20:00-21:00
Venue
Nuffield Theatre
Speaker
PJ Harvey and Paul Muldoon
As part of the Lancaster_Words celebration Dr Catherine Spooner gives a free talk on the white dress in gothic literature and film. Tickets to be booked through Eventbrite (click into event for link).
Event Time
13:00-14:00
Venue
The Storey Institute
Speaker
Catherine Spooner
As part of the Lancaster_Words celebration Winners of the Short Film Competition will be screened. Tickets are free but must be booked through Eventbrite (click into event for link)
Event Time
18:00-19:00
Venue
The Storey Institute
As part of the Lancaster_Words celebration Emmy Award-winning comedy writer, Ian Martin, talks about his career writing for series such as Veep and The Thick of It. Tickets are free but must be booked through Eventbrite (click into event for link)
Event Time
19:00-20:00
Venue
The Storey Institute
Speaker
Ian Martin
As part of the Lancaster_Words celebration up and coming writers from Lancaster University's Creative Writing programme will be performing their work. Tickets are free but must be booked through Eventbrite (click into event for link)
Event Time
20:30-21:30
Venue
The Storey Institute
As part of the Lancaster_Words celebration a lively night of spoken word poetry and prose featuring writers and poets from around the globe. Tickets are free but must be booked through Eventbrite (click into event for link)
Event Time
21:30-22:30
Venue
The Storey Institute
As part of the Lancaster_Words celebration we are running a creative writing and book-making workshop for 7-10 year olds (and their adult) with Sarah Hymas. Tickets are free but must be booked through Eventbrite (click into event for link)
Event Time
11:00-12:00
Venue
Waterstones, Lancaster
Speaker
Sarah Hymas
Stories of resilience and transformation created collaboratively with disadvantaged young people in Lancashire, as part of the Lancaster_Words celebration. Tickets are free but must be booked through Eventbrite (click into event for link)
Event Time
12:00-13:00
Venue
Lancaster Library
Speaker
Melvin Burgess
As part of the Lancaster_Words celebration British Fantasy Award and Crawford Award winner, Zen Cho will be reading from her historical fantasy novel, Sorcerer to the Crown. Tickets are free but must be booked through Eventbrite (click into event for link)
Event Time
12:00-13:00
Venue
Waterstones, Lancaster
Speaker
Zen Cho
As part of the Lancaster_Words celebration a group of authors will discuss the (ab)use they inflect upon language, share their experience of living surrounded by different languages and how this has affected their creative process. Tickets are free but must be booked through Eventbrite (click into event for link)
Event Time
13:00-14:00
Venue
Waterstones, Lancaster
Speaker
Zen Cho, Oscar Delgado, Ines Gregori Labarta, and Qen Mai
As part of the Lancaster_Words celebration a panel with three local comic book creators discussing the medium. Tickets are free but must be booked through Eventbrite (click into event for link)
Event Time
14:00-15:00
Venue
Waterstones, Lancaster
As part of the Lancaster_Words celebration journalist Coco Khan reads her work and discusses the anthology, The Good Immigrant. Tickets are free but must be booked through Eventbrite (click into event for link)
Event Time
15:00-16:00
Venue
Waterstones, Lancaster
Speaker
Coco Khan
As part of the Lancaster_Words celebration a performance and reading from the famous Arthurian romance in both the original Middle English and contemporary English – and all in the atmospheric tower of Lancaster Castle. Tickets are free but must be booked through Eventbrite (click into event for link)
Event Time
18:00-19:00
Venue
Lancaster Castle
Speaker
Dr Clare Egan and Dr Liz Oakley-Brown.
As part of the Lancaster_Words celebration three Lancaster-based writers – Jenn Ashworth, Jo Baker and Jo Baker – will be talking about their work within the context of the North West. Tickets are free but must be booked through Eventbrite (click into event for link)
Event Time
19:00-20:00
Venue
Waterstones, Lancaster
Speaker
Jenn Ashworth, Jo Baker and Jo Baker
As part of the Lancaster_Words celebration there will be a Special Edition of the journal CAKE. The launch night will feature 2-3 engaging readings and wine and soft drinks. Tickets are free but must be booked through Eventbrite (click into event for link)
Event Time
20:00-20:30
Venue
Waterstones, Lancaster
As part of the Lancaster_Words celebration will conclude with Pulitzer Prize-winning poet, Paul Muldoon, in conversation with fellow poet, Eoghan Walls. Tickets are free but must be booked through Eventbrite (click into event for link)
Event Time
20:30-21:30
Venue
Waterstones, Lancaster
Speaker
Paul Muldoon and Eoghan Walls
Sarah Corevett and Zoe Benvo's collaboration ‘Dorothy's Colour' is on show at The Wordsworth Trust Museum, Grasmere from 7th August – 16th September 2017 and The Peter Scott Gallery, Lancaster University from 20th November – 15th December 2017.
Venue
The Wordsworth Trust Museum
Speaker
Sarah Corbett and Zoe Benbow
This month's theme is family (loosely interpreted). We're looking for true stories about your family, no matter how you define it. Stories about expectations, bonds, traits, lessons, let downs, or anything and everything in between; want to hear your story.
Event Time
19:00-20:00
Venue
The Storey (Print Room)
Speaker
Open Mic
Lancaster University Undergraduate Open Days - Saturday 2nd September 2017
Exploring ways in which the landscape can inspire creativity, we will look at the links between writing, drawing and the creative process, and the importance of looking, observing and stillness as ways in to creating work. Through focused exercises you will learn techniques for writing and drawing with the aim of bringing both together in a finished piece of inter-textual work.
Event Time
14:00-16:00
Venue
The Wordsworth Museum, Grasmere
Speaker
Sarah Corbett and Zoe Benbow
In this exhibition event, Zoe and Sarah will discuss their collaboration in conversation with Grasmere based poet Polly Atkin, followed by a Dorothy Wordsworth inspired poetry reading by Sarah and Polly.
Event Time
18:00 - 20:00
Venue
The Wordsworth Trust Museum/The Peter Scott Gallery
Speaker
Sarah Corbett and Zoe Benbow
Free public talk and workshop at Manchester Central Library, in association with Manchester and Lancashire Family History Society
Event Time
14:00-17:00
Venue
Manchester Central Library
Speaker
Professor Sharon Ruston
A undergraduate lecture by Benoît Peeters
Event Time
14:00-15:30
Venue
Furness LT 2
Speaker
Benoit Peeters
Event Time
10:00-11:00
Venue
County Main MR1/B082
Speaker
Benoît Peeters
Discussion of Grant Morrison's Arkham Asylum.
Event Time
15:30-17:00
Venue
County Main MR2/B116
Speaker
Benoît Peeters
Professor Charlie Gere (Lancaster; LICA)
Event Time
16:00-18:00
Venue
Ruskin Library
Speaker
Professor Charlie Gere
This is the first event on the AHRC-funded project Translating Chronic Pain. This Summit brings 25 people together, including academics, pain charities and people living with chronic pain, to explore how short-form creative writing may support people living with chronic pain, raise awareness, and enhance healthcare training.
Venue
Lancaster University
Speaker
Various
With Professor Valentine Cunningham (Oxford)
Event Time
14:30-15:30
Venue
Bowland Nth SR13
Speaker
Professor Valentine Cunningham (Oxford)
Alan Davis (Lancaster, Ruskin Centre)
Event Time
16:00-18:00
Venue
Bowland North SR2
Speaker
Alan Davis
Followed by drinks reception.
Event Time
19:30-20:30
Venue
The Storey Institute, Meeting House Lane
Speaker
Terry Eagleton
Reading: Eagleton, On Evil and William Golding, Pincher Martin
Event Time
14:00-15:00
Venue
County Main MR2/B116
Speaker
Terry Eagleton
Terry Eagleton and Sara Maitland on ‘Creation'. Tea, coffee and cakes from 1:45 pm
Event Time
14:00-15:30
Venue
Jack Hylton Room
Speaker
Terry Eagleton and Sara Maitland
Dr Amber Regis (Sheffield University)
Event Time
16:00-18:00
Venue
Ruskin Library
Speaker
Dr Amber Regis
Boštjan Nedoh, (Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Ljubljana)
Event Time
15:00-16:00
Venue
County Main MR2
Speaker
Boštjan Nedoh
Event Time
14:00-15:00
Venue
County Main MR1/B082
Speaker
Dr Jan-Melissa Schramm (Cambridge)
Dr Nicholas Shrimpton (Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford) Followed by a wine reception
Event Time
18:00-20:00
Venue
Faraday LT
Speaker
Dr Nicholas Shrimpton
Sarah Corevett and Zoe Benvo's collaboration ‘Dorothy's Colour' is on show at The Wordsworth Trust Museum, Grasmere from 7th August – 16th September 2017 and The Peter Scott Gallery, Lancaster University from 20th November – 15th December 2017.
Venue
Peter Scott Gallery
Speaker
Sarah Corbett and Zoe Benbow
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