A Feeling for Flatness: In Conversation with BBC/AHRC New Generation Thinker, Dr Noreen Masud

Dr Noreen Masud will soon be taking to the airwaves to ask us to reconsider our views of the ground - specifically landscapes that, though flat, are actually far from dull and empty. In this interview, Noreen tells us more about her forthcoming work as a BBC/AHRC New Generation Thinker. The theme of your research,... Continue Reading →

Open House: In Conversation with Sunjeev Sahota

"I'm not a writer with a strong sense of place", says Sunjeev Sahota. Still, it's fantastic to have Sunjeev arrive here in Durham, as he becomes an Assistant Professor of Creative Writing in our Department. We got to know a bit more about the Booker-nominated novelist, before he introduces himself and his work at a... Continue Reading →

Lord of the Flies, Female Leaders and a Fragile Democracy: An Interview with Director Annie Rigby on Staging William Golding’s Novel

An island where the rule of law is contested. A group of young people entering adulthood. Given the political context of our times nationally, and with new students starting at university here in Durham, now seems a perfect moment to perform a theatrical adaptation of William Golding's Lord of the Flies, in a co-production between Gala... Continue Reading →

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