Events in Arts and Social Sciences

Humility

Date: Saturday 25 November 2017, 16:00

Department of Philosophy, Florida State University Humility

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Dorothy’s Colour- Peter Scott Gallery

Date: Sunday 26 November 2017, 00:00

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.

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DisTex: How persuasive is corporate discourse? An experiment testing the effectiveness of trust-building strategies in companies’ texts

Date: Monday 27 November 2017, 13:00

This weeks DisTex talk will be delivered by Chris Hart (Lancaster University) and Matteo Fuoli (University of Birmingham), on How persuasive is corporate discourse? An experiment testing the effectiveness of trust-building strategies in companies’ texts.

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DeLC CV workshop: Stand out from the crowd !

Date: Tuesday 28 November 2017, 09:00

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Institute for Social Futures Breakfast Briefing

Date: Tuesday 28 November 2017, 09:28

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LRDG: Game-Space Interface: Exploring Environmental Humanities through Videogames with the Lakescraft Project

Date: Tuesday 28 November 2017, 13:00

This weeks LRDG talk will be by James Butler, who will talk about: Game-Space Interface: Exploring Environmental Humanities through Videogames with the Lakescraft Project

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Chronic Disease and Language: Understanding Social and Linguistic Representations to Improve Treatment and Prevention

Date: Wednesday 29 November 2017, 09:00

Workshop of the British Association for Applied Linguistics (BAAL) Health & Science Communication Special Interest Group (SIG)

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SLLAT: Dyslexia and English language teaching in Sri Lanka: A teacher training project – impact and challenges

Date: Wednesday 29 November 2017, 12:00

This SLLAT talk will be delivered by Bimali Indrarathne on 'Dyslexia and English language teaching in Sri Lanka: A teacher training project – impact and challenges'.

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Reading the Papers: Informal Lunchtime discussion of two recent articles

Date: Wednesday 29 November 2017, 12:00

Join Jude Towers and Sylvia Walby in a discussion of their research. Article One: Is violent crime increasing or decreasing? A new methodology to measure repeat attacks making visible the significance of gender and domestic relations Article Two: Mainstreaming domestic and gender-based violence into sociology and the criminology of violence

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Writing, by all means: YouTube as a new literary (cyber)space - DeLC Research Brown Bag session (Dr Erika Fülöp)

Date: Wednesday 29 November 2017, 13:00

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Non-traditional casting and the norms of realism

Date: Wednesday 29 November 2017, 16:00

Catherine Abell School of Social Sciences (Philosophy), University of Manchester

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LIP: Monolingual and Multilingual Language Norms in Basic Literacy Education for Adult L2 Learners of Swedish

Date: Wednesday 29 November 2017, 16:00

This weeks Language, Ideology and Power (LIP) talk will be delivered by Annika Norlund Shaswar (Umeå University), who is speaking about ‘Monolingual and Multilingual Language Norms in Basic Literacy Education for Adult L2 Learners of Swedish’

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Law and Criminology Postgraduate Open Evening

Date: Wednesday 29 November 2017, 17:45

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Postgraduate Open Evening 2017: Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences

Date: Wednesday 29 November 2017, 17:45

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Postgraduate Open Evening 2017: Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences

Date: Wednesday 29 November 2017, 17:45

The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences welcomes postgraduate students from a broad range of academic disciplines. Our Postgraduate Open Evening is an excellent opportunity for you to talk to staff about our MA, MSc, MRes, LLM and PhD programmes. You will be able to find out how a postgraduate degree in arts, humanities or social sciences can enhance your career prospects by developing your academic, personal and professional skills and knowledge.

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CILHR Seminar Series - Environmental Rights in Marine Spaces: Dissonance and Materiality

Date: Thursday 30 November 2017, 12:00

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Stories at the Storey (Nov)

Date: Thursday 30 November 2017, 18:30

University, study abroad, arguments, jobs, love, marriage, death. Sooner or later, for one reason or the other, for better or for worse, we all leave home or are left behind. This month’s theme is “empty nest” (loosely interpreted). Join us as 5-7 storytellers share true stories about leaving home, starting over, and anything in between.

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Visiting Writers Series - Kate Feld

Date: Tuesday 05 December 2017, 18:00

Event is FREE and includes refreshments. Book your ticket via Eventbrite - https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/kate-feld-ma-visiting-writer-series-tickets-40143969694

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Seminar series - MOOCs: Back to the Future

Date: Wednesday 06 December 2017, 12:30

This seminar will be presented by Phil Tubman, Department of Educational Research/School of Computing and Communications PhD Student, Lancaster University.

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Mapping Fictional Montreal

Date: Wednesday 06 December 2017, 14:00

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Al-Qaeda after bin Ladin: the search for sustainable jihad

Date: Wednesday 06 December 2017, 16:00

Donald Holbrook PPR, Lancaster University

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LIP: Eyal Clyne (The University of Manchester)

Date: Wednesday 06 December 2017, 16:00

This weeks Language, Ideology and Power (LIP) talk will be delivered by Eyal Clyne (The University of Manchester)

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CogLing: Analysing discourse relations in natural language: The case of space and time

Date: Thursday 07 December 2017, 14:00

The next Cognitive Linguistics Research Group meeting will welcome Thora Tenbrink (University of Bangor), who will be presenting on "Analysing discourse relations in natural language: The case of space and time".

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Gothic Architecture

Date: Thursday 07 December 2017, 16:00

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DisTex: From austerity to Brexit: corpus-based investigations into lexical meaning and political realities

Date: Monday 11 December 2017, 13:00

This weeks DisTex talk will be delivered by Lesley Jeffries (University of Huddersfield), on From austerity to Brexit: corpus-based investigations into lexical meaning and political realities.

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AHRC Next Generation Design Research Workshop - Cardiff Metropolitan

Date: Tuesday 12 December 2017, 09:00

The Next Generation Design Research workshops are half-day workshops that will explore the processes involved in applying for an AHRC grant. The workshops will be particularly helpful for researchers looking to secure their first AHRC funding grant and for other researchers looking to find out more about the funding schemes offered by the AHRC.

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LRDG: Reading session

Date: Tuesday 12 December 2017, 13:00

This weeks LRDG will be a Reading session on Prain, V., & Hand, B. (2016). Coming to Know More Through and From Writing. Educational Researcher, 45(7), 430-434.

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AHRC Next Generation Design Research Workshop - UAL:CSM

Date: Wednesday 13 December 2017, 09:00

The Next Generation Design Research workshops are half-day workshops that will explore the processes involved in applying for an AHRC grant. The workshops will be particularly helpful for researchers looking to secure their first AHRC funding grant and for other researchers looking to find out more about the funding schemes offered by the AHRC.

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Researching the Policing of Violence.

Date: Wednesday 13 December 2017, 14:00

Policing is changing. Research jointly produced by academics, police officers and policing staff is co-producing the knowledge for evidence-based policing, which is having real impact. This Violence and Society UNESCO Centre Research Day workshop aims to bring together researchers from Lancaster University to share the latest research, debate new ideas, develop networks of potential collaborators, and explore opportunities for further research.

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"This Machine Kills Fascists!": Protest Music, Social Change, and the Missing Paradigm Problem in History Education

Date: Wednesday 13 December 2017, 17:15

The famous inscription Woody Guthrie placed on his guitar in 1943 says something profound about how many artists and musicians view their work: while art entertains us, it also can enlighten and liberate us as well.

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Studying Languages through Film

Date: Wednesday 10 January 2018, 10:00

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Visiting Writers Series - Kristy Logan

Date: Tuesday 16 January 2018, 18:00

Event is FREE and includes refreshments. Book your ticket via Eventbrite- will be made available closer to the event.

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Reading the Papers: Informal Lunchtime discussion of two recent articles

Date: Wednesday 17 January 2018, 12:00

Join members of the Sociology Department in a discussion of their recent research. Bring along some lunch. No need to read the papers in advance. All students and staff are welcome. Details to follow

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Seminar series - 17.1.18 title tbc

Date: Wednesday 17 January 2018, 12:30

The seminar on Wednesday 17th January 2018 will be presented by Dr Melis Cin, Department of Educational Research, Lancaster University.

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In the Sweetness of our Dreams - New works by Haider Ali Akmal

Date: Saturday 20 January 2018, 12:00

Exhibiting as part of the London Art Fair with Artrooms London in the 4th Edition of their International Contemporary Art Fair for Independent Artists and also at Artrooms Focus On: Pakistani Contemporary Art, Haider Ali Akmal will be presenting new works from a series titled “In the sweetness of our dreams”.

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Paul Muldoon UG Lecture 'Translating Gaelic Poetry 1'

Date: Tuesday 23 January 2018, 10:00

An undergraduate lecture given by Paul Muldoon

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AHRC Next Generation Design Research Workshop - Sheffield Hallam

Date: Wednesday 24 January 2018, 09:00

The Next Generation Design Research workshops are half-day workshops that will explore the processes involved in applying for an AHRC grant. The workshops will be particularly helpful for researchers looking to secure their first AHRC funding grant and for other researchers looking to find out more about the funding schemes offered by the AHRC.

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Translating Gaelic Poetry 2

Date: Wednesday 24 January 2018, 11:00

An undergraduate lecture given by Paul Muldoon

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AHRC Next Generation Design Research Workshop - Sheffield Hallam

Date: Wednesday 24 January 2018, 13:15

The Next Generation Design Research workshops are half-day workshops that will explore the processes involved in applying for an AHRC grant. The workshops will be particularly helpful for researchers looking to secure their first AHRC funding grant and for other researchers looking to find out more about the funding schemes offered by the AHRC.

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Open Seminar ‘The Spectre at the Feast: James Joyce’s “The Dead”’

Date: Wednesday 24 January 2018, 14:00

with Paul Muldoon

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Paul Muldoon UG Lecture ‘My Writing 1’

Date: Thursday 25 January 2018, 13:00

An undergraduate lecture with Paul Muldoon

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Paul Muldoon Interview- ‘Author and World: A Conversation with Michael Krüger

Date: Thursday 25 January 2018, 19:30

Free event- tickets need to be registered via Eventbrite (search Paul Muldoon) Followed by drinks reception

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Translating Practices: Moving Worlds Through Poetry A Conversation with Paul Muldoon & Michael Krüger

Date: Thursday 25 January 2018, 19:30

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AHRC Next Generation Design Research Workshop - Royal College of Art

Date: Monday 29 January 2018, 13:00

The Next Generation Design Research workshops are half-day workshops that will explore the processes involved in applying for an AHRC grant. The workshops will be particularly helpful for researchers looking to secure their first AHRC funding grant and for other researchers looking to find out more about the funding schemes offered by the AHRC.

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Terry Eagleton on ‘Theory Now’

Date: Monday 29 January 2018, 17:30

Interview with Dr Liz Oakley-Brown and Professor Matt Jarvis (University of Wales) with tea, coffee & cake

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Terry Eagleton UG lecture ‘Modernism’

Date: Tuesday 30 January 2018, 14:00

An undergraduate lecture with Professor Terry Eagleton

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Terry Eagleton Open Seminar ‘What is Literature?

Date: Wednesday 31 January 2018, 10:00

Reading: Terry Eagleton, The Event of Literature and Jean-Paul Sartre, What is Literature?

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Reading the Papers: Informal Lunchtime discussion of two recent articles

Date: Wednesday 31 January 2018, 12:00

Join members of the Sociology Department in a discussion of their recent research. Bring along some lunch. No need to read the papers in advance. All students and staff are welcome. Details to follow

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Seminar series - 31.1.18 title tbc

Date: Wednesday 31 January 2018, 12:30

The seminar on Wednesday 31st January 2018 will be presented by Dr Jana Bacevic, Department of Sociology, University of Cambridge.

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AHRC Next Generation Design Research Workshop - MMU

Date: Wednesday 31 January 2018, 13:00

The Next Generation Design Research workshops are half-day workshops that will explore the processes involved in applying for an AHRC grant. The workshops will be particularly helpful for researchers looking to secure their first AHRC funding grant and for other researchers looking to find out more about the funding schemes offered by the AHRC.

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‘Beginning to End’ Seminar Series (2 of 6)

Date: Wednesday 31 January 2018, 14:00

Terry Eagleton and Alison Findlay on Fall and Sin’ Tea, coffee and cakes from 2pm

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‘The Gothic’ Professor Catherine Spooner and Dr Sara Wasson

Date: Monday 05 February 2018, 18:00

Followed by drinks reception

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Benoît Peeters UG Lecture ‘On Writing the Graphic Novel’

Date: Monday 12 February 2018, 12:00

An undergraduate lecture with Benoît Peeters

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AHRC Next Generation Design Research Workshop - Edinburgh

Date: Monday 12 February 2018, 13:00

The Next Generation Design Research workshops are half-day workshops that will explore the processes involved in applying for an AHRC grant. The workshops will be particularly helpful for researchers looking to secure their first AHRC funding grant and for other researchers looking to find out more about the funding schemes offered by the AHRC.

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Benoît Peeters UG Lecture ‘A Brief History of the Graphic Novel’

Date: Monday 12 February 2018, 14:00

An undergraduate lecture with Benoit Peeters

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Benoît Peeters UG Lecture 'Reading the Graphic Novel'

Date: Tuesday 13 February 2018, 10:00

An undergraduate lecture with Benoît Peeters

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Benoît Peeters Open Seminar ‘Rodolphe Töpffer and the Birth of European Comics’

Date: Tuesday 13 February 2018, 14:00

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Reading the Papers: Informal Lunchtime discussion of two recent articles

Date: Wednesday 14 February 2018, 12:00

Join members of the Sociology Department in a discussion of their recent research. Bring along some lunch. No need to read the papers in advance. All students and staff are welcome. Details to follow

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Seminar series - 14.2.18 title tbc

Date: Wednesday 14 February 2018, 12:30

The seminar on Wednesday 14th February 2018 will be presented by Professor Lynn McAlpine, Department of Education, University of Oxford.

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AHRC Next Generation Design Research Workshop - Glasgow

Date: Wednesday 14 February 2018, 13:00

The Next Generation Design Research workshops are half-day workshops that will explore the processes involved in applying for an AHRC grant. The workshops will be particularly helpful for researchers looking to secure their first AHRC funding grant and for other researchers looking to find out more about the funding schemes offered by the AHRC.

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Benoît Peeters UG Lecture ‘Comics and Beyond: Multimedia Writing’

Date: Thursday 15 February 2018, 17:00

An undergraduate lecture with Benoît Peeters

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Visiting Writers Series - Vahni Capildeo

Date: Tuesday 27 February 2018, 18:00

Event is FREE and includes refreshments. Book your ticket via Eventbrite- will be made available closer to the event.

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Reading the Papers: Informal Lunchtime discussion of two recent articles

Date: Wednesday 28 February 2018, 12:00

Join members of the Sociology Department in a discussion of their recent research. Bring along some lunch. No need to read the papers in advance. All students and staff are welcome. Details to follow

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Open Seminar ‘The Postcolonial’

Date: Wednesday 28 February 2018, 14:00

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Seminar series - 7.3.18 title tbc

Date: Wednesday 07 March 2018, 12:30

This seminar will be presented by Chris Muellerleile, Swansea University.

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Professor Phillip Mallett (University of St Andrews)

Date: Wednesday 07 March 2018, 14:00

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Deep Maps: West Cork Cultures

Date: Wednesday 07 March 2018, 14:00

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Culture, Society and Medicine: How an Essay Transformed a Disease in 1817

Date: Friday 09 March 2018, 13:00

The Culture, Society and Medicine, Seminar Series, 2017-18 welcomes Prof Brian Hurwitz, talking about 'How an Essay Transformed a Disease in 1817'.

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Prof Brian Hurwitz, ‘How an Essay Transformed a Disease in 1817’

Date: Friday 09 March 2018, 13:00

Part of the Culture, Society and Medicine Seminar Series.

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Reading the Papers: Informal Lunchtime discussion of two recent articles

Date: Wednesday 14 March 2018, 12:00

Join members of the Sociology Department in a discussion of their recent research. Bring along some lunch. No need to read the papers in advance. All students and staff are welcome. Details to follow

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Seminar series - 14.3.18 title tbc

Date: Wednesday 14 March 2018, 12:30

The seminar on Wednesday 14th March 2018 will be presented by Siara Isaac, Department of Educational Research, Lancaster University.

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Schrodinger's Neolithic Cat: integrating uncertainty in the study of past spatiotemporal dynamics

Date: Wednesday 21 March 2018, 14:00

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Title TBC

Date: Wednesday 25 April 2018, 14:00

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Seminar series - 2.5.18 tbc

Date: Wednesday 02 May 2018, 12:30

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Terry Eagleton @ Lancaster Priory

Date: Wednesday 02 May 2018, 19:30

The Lancaster Literary Sermon. Followed by drinks reception

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Benoît Peeters Open PG Creative Writing Masterclass

Date: Tuesday 08 May 2018, 14:00

‘Writing Lives’

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Benoît Peeters Symposium ‘Science Fiction and the Graphic Novel’

Date: Wednesday 09 May 2018, 00:00

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Seminar series - 9.5.18 title tbc

Date: Wednesday 09 May 2018, 12:30

The seminar on Wednesday 9th May 2018 will be presented by Dr Stefan de Jong, Rathenau Institute and University of Manchester.

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Culture, Society and Medicine Series, Prof Margrit Shildrich

Date: Friday 11 May 2018, 13:00

Part of the Culture, Society and Medicine Seminar Series.

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Paul Muldoon UG lecture‘My Writing, 2’

Date: Thursday 17 May 2018, 13:00

A undergraduate lecture by Paul Muldoon

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Paul Muldoon Open PG Creative Writing Masterclass

Date: Thursday 17 May 2018, 15:00

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Paul Muldoon Public Reading

Date: Friday 18 May 2018, 19:30

Free event- tickets need to be registered via Eventbrite (search Paul Muldoon) Followed by drinks reception

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With Muldoon – A Symposium On and With Paul Muldoon

Date: Saturday 19 May 2018, 10:00

Free event- tickets need to be registered via Eventbrite (search Paul Muldoon) Keynotes: Professors Steph Burt (Harvard) and Clair Wills (Princeton)

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‘The Critical Subject’ Symposium

Date: Wednesday 23 May 2018, 12:00

Professor Timothy Matthews (University College London), Dr Lily Robert-Foley (L'université Paul-Valéry-Montpellier) etc

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Seminar series - 6.6.18 title tbc

Date: Wednesday 06 June 2018, 12:30

The seminar on Wednesday 6th June 2018 will be presented by Professor Don Passey, Department of Educational Research, Lancaster University.

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Seminar series - 13.6.18 title tbc

Date: Wednesday 13 June 2018, 12:30

The seminar on Wednesday 13th June 2018 will be presented by Dr Niall Winters, Associate Professor of Learning and New Technologies, Department of Education, University of Oxford.

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Seminar series - 20.6.18 title tbc

Date: Wednesday 20 June 2018, 12:30

The seminar on Wednesday 20th June 2018 will be presented by Chris Marlow, Department of Educational Research, Lancaster University.

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