Now in its eighth year, our popular annual series of Late Summer Lectures is running again in 2020, whether in digital or face to face form, or a combination of the two. Postgraduates and early-career researchers from around the UK are invited to submit proposals on the theme of Body and Mind. We are pleased... Continue Reading →
A two-day conference will bring together academics, experts, and activists from across the UK and around the world who work on and campaign for issues and ideas surrounding consent. Ideas for papers, panels and creative contributions are due by 17th May, with the conference taking place 5th to 6th August at Josephine Butler College. ‘[S]aying... Continue Reading →
The Literary Birds conference - which features keynote speaker Professor Simon Armitage - will celebrate encounters with birds, in all their myriad manifestations. Proposals for papers are due by 15th August, with the conference running 11th to 12th October in Durham Castle. Was it, as the Grecian sings, Birds were born the first of things,... Continue Reading →
The elegy may be a traditional form of poetry, but it is also one that has evolved and continues to change through time. This one-day conference at Durham University, with keynote Professor Stephen Regan, will reflect on the current state of research.
A two-day conference at Durham University will tune in to the theme of 'sound'. Keynote speakers and performers include Professor Helen Abbott (Department of Modern Languages, University of Birmingham), Dr Edward Allen (Faculty of English, University of Cambridge) and Aurélia Lassaque (bilingual poet and singer in French and Occitan). Submissions for papers are due by 14th June. The... Continue Reading →