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Public Interview with Professor Terry Eagleton

Date: 28 October 2014 Time: 7.30 pm

Professor Terry Eagleton is one of the world's leading literary critics and Distinguished Professor of English Literature at Lancaster University's ... Read more»


Zaffar Kunial - Lecture

Date: 4 November 2014 Time: 6.00 pm

Zaffar Kunial was born in Birmingham and is currently Writer in Residence at The Wordsworth Trust in Grasmere, Cumbria. His poem 'Hill Speak' won Thi ... Read more»


Peter Hulme - 'The Dinner at Gonfarone's: Pan-American Literature in New York in the Early Twentieth Century'.

Date: 5 November 2014 Time: 4.00 pm

Peter Hulme (University of Essex) will give a paper on 'The Dinner at Gonfarone's: Pan-American Literature in New York in the Early Twentieth Centu ... Read more»


1914-2014: A Century of Creativity Inspired by the War

Date: 11 November 2014 Time: 6.00 pm

1914-2014: A Century of Creativity Inspired by the War An evening of prose, poetry and music inspired by the war - at the time, and to the prese ... Read more»


James Riley - Talk on 'Last Words: Nova Express and the Terminal Voice of William Burroughs'.

Date: 26 November 2014 Time: 4.00pm

James Riley is Fellow of English at Corpus Christi College. He is at present working on one project linked to William Burroughs and another connecte ... Read more»


Beyond the Lancashire Witches: Writing and Freedom

Date: 27 November 2014 Time: 6.00 pm for a 6.30pm start

The testimonies of the women accused of witchcraft in Lancaster in 1612 as recorded by Thomas Potts, show that, for some at least, the narrative of ... Read more»


Contemporary Critical Performances of the Authorial Role

Date: 27-28 November 2014 Time: 27 Nov 12:00-18:00; 28 Nov 09:30-13:00

How have new media technologies and the enhanced reproduction of visual and aural performances that they facilitate affected the contemporary practice ... Read more»


Monique Roffey - Lecture

Date: 4 December 2014 Time: 6.00 pm

Monique Roffey was born in Port of Spain, Trinidad, and studied for an MA and PhD at Lancaster. She has published four novels with Simon and Schuster ... Read more»


Don Paterson - Lecture

Date: 3 February 2015 Time: 6.00 pm

Don Paterson is one of the most significant voices working in English poetry today. He has published seven collections with Faber & Faber, and ... Read more»


Susan Bassnett - 'Translation and Memory'

Date: 4 February 2015 Time: 4.00 pm

Susan Bassnett will give a paper on 'Translation and Memory'. Susan Bassnett is Professor of Comparative Literature at the University of Warwick wh ... Read more»


An Interdisciplinary Symposium of Food and Culture

Date: 28 February 2015 Time: 9 pm

This symposium will explore the multiple significances of food from various disciplinary perspectives, as is fitting for the subject matter. Clickhere ... Read more»


Kate Horsley - Visiting Lecturer and Writing Fellow in Creative Writing

Date: 4 March 2015 Time: 4.00 pm

Kate Horsley is a Visiting Lecturer and Writing Fellow in Creative Writing.Her first novel, The Monster's Wife, is due out in paperback and eBook ... Read more»


Tim Dee is a naturalist, a BBC radio producer, and the author of two books of non-fiction.

Date: 10 March 2015 Time: 6.00 pm

Tim Dee is a naturalist, a BBC radio producer, and the author of two books of non-fiction: The Running Sky (Jonathan Cape, 2009) describes a lifetime ... Read more»


Véronique Tadjo, University of the Witwatersrand 'Writing for Liberty'

Date: 17 April 2015 Time: pm

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Writing for Liberty - Veronique Tadjo

Date: 17 April 2015 Time: tbc

Writing for Liberty is a two-day conference hosted by the Centre for Transcultural Writing and Research at Lancaster University to be held in April ... Read more»


Paul Muldoon Inaugural Lecture

Date: 6 May 2015 Time: 6.00 pm

Paul Muldoon is a former Professor of Poetry at the University of Oxford (1999-2004) and currently Howard G. B. Clark '21 Professor at Princeton Uni ... Read more»


Scrutinizing Surfaces in Early Modern Thought

Date: 8 May 2015 Time: tbc

Run jointly by the university of Lancaster and York, this interdisciplinary seminar takes up and develops Joseph Amato's trans-historical investigatio ... Read more»


Professor Julia Kristeva to visit FASS

Date: 19 May 2015 Time: tbc

We are delighted to announce the visit of Professor Julia Kristeva of the University of Paris VII-Denis Diderot to the University of Lancaster in May ... Read more»


Julia Kristeva Open Lecture

Date: 21 May 2015 Time: 3.00 pm

Julia Kristeva is a writer, psychoanalyst, and professor emeritus at the University Paris 7 - Diderot. She is Doctor Honoris Causa of several unive ... Read more»



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