Events in Arts and Social Sciences

America

Date: Tuesday 14 January 2020, 19:30

Paul Muldoon reads and discusses, with Tony Sharpe, his landmark poem ‘American Standard’ The Storey Free - all welcome Drinks reception and bookstall Tickets from Eventbrite

Learn More

CILHR Seminar Series: Professor Yuka Fukunaga (Waseda University)

Date: Monday 20 January 2020, 12:00

Learn More

Grace and Redemption

Date: Wednesday 22 January 2020, 13:00

Terry Eagleton and Keith Hanley Venue tbc Free - all welcome No registration required

Learn More

Zoe Gilbert Public Reading

Date: Tuesday 28 January 2020, 18:00

Zoe Gilbert is the author of Folk (Bloomsbury, 2018), which was shortlisted for the 2019 International Dylan Thomas Prize. Her short stories have won prizes including the Costa Short Story Award, and have appeared in many journals and anthologies, as well as on BBC Radio 4. She has travelled to China and South Korea on writing projects for the British Council, and is completing a PhD exploring folk tales new short fiction. She is the co-director of London Lit Lab, and also teaches creative writing at Arvon Foundation and the British Library. She lives near the sea in Kent.

Learn More

Inaugural Lecture

Date: Thursday 30 January 2020, 19:30

Professor Mark Knight gives an inaugural lecture Free - all welcome Drinks reception Tickets from Eventbrite

Learn More

Sci Fi: Word and Image

Date: Wednesday 05 February 2020, 14:00

Benoit Peeters and Brian Baker on visualising science fiction Venue tbc Free - all welcome No registration required

Learn More

Rowan Williams explores the relationship between literature and theology

Date: Tuesday 11 February 2020, 19:30

Rowan Williams explores the relationship between literature and theology Free - all welcome Drinks reception and bookstall Tickets from Eventbrite

Learn More

CILHR Seminar Series: Dr Stephen Allen (Queen Mary’s University of London)

Date: Wednesday 12 February 2020, 12:00

Learn More

Tade Thompson Public Reading

Date: Tuesday 25 February 2020, 18:00

Tade Thompson lives and works in the South of England. He is the author of ROSEWATER books, the MOLLY SOUTHBOURNE books, and MAKING WOLF, as well as the short stories THE APOLOGISTS, YARD DOG, and other works. He is a multiple winner of the Nommo Award, winner of the Golden Tentacle award at the Kitsches, a John W. Campbell Award finalist, a Shirley Jackson Award finalist, a Theodore Sturgeon Award finalist, and a nominee for both the British Fantasy Award and the British Science Fiction Association Award. His background is in medicine, psychiatry and social anthropology. His hobbies include jazz, visual arts, martial arts, comics and pretending he will ever finish his TBR stack. He has been shortlisted for the Arthur C Clarke Award 2019.

Learn More

CILHR Seminar Series: Dr Sue Farran (Newcastle University)

Date: Wednesday 26 February 2020, 12:00

Learn More

Mapping Literary Texts

Date: Wednesday 26 February 2020, 14:00

Mapping Literary Texts Sally Bushell, James Butler, Duncan Hay, and Rebecca Hutcheon Free - all welcome No registration required

Learn More

Aphra Behn and Widdow Ranter

Date: Wednesday 04 March 2020, 14:00

Elaine Hobby, Loughborough University Free - all welcome No registration required

Learn More

International conference on ‘Law and Justice’

Date: Saturday 07 March 2020, 09:00

Learn More

CILHR Seminar Series: Current Events in Lent Discussion

Date: Wednesday 11 March 2020, 12:00

Learn More

Poetry, Now and Then

Date: Tuesday 21 April 2020, 19:30

Poetry, Now and Then Paul Farley and Paul Muldoon in conversation with Liz Oakley-Brown Free - all welcome Drinks reception and bookstall Tickets from Eventbrite

Learn More

Comics in the 19th Century: A Forgotten History

Date: Wednesday 20 May 2020, 19:30

‘Comics in the 19th Century: A Forgotten History’ -Benoit Peeters explores the history of comics and graphic novels Free - all welcome Drinks reception and bookstall Tickets from Eventbrite

Learn More

Two days of interdisciplinary events exploring the past, present and future of the human relationship with the Earth's subsurface.

Date: Wednesday 17 June 2020, 16:00

Down there: thinking the subsurface of a warming planet with Karen Pinkus, Cornell University All welcome

Learn More

Two days of interdisciplinary events exploring the past, present and future of the human relationship with the Earth's subsurface.

Date: Thursday 18 June 2020, 10:00

Subsurface Futures: an interdisciplinary workshop Numbers limited please contact bron@lancaster.ac.uk

Learn More