Postgraduate Forum – Michaelmas Roundup

A report by Catherine Ellis, PG Forum Co-ordinator 2015-2016: Following the successes of last year, every week this term MLAC postgraduate students have met for the inimitable PG forum. Most of us will have seen the weekly emails, or the block-booking of ER153 on the weekly calendar, but what has actually happened in the forum… Continue reading Postgraduate Forum – Michaelmas Roundup

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Call for Papers: Durham PG Colloquium in Translation Studies

Translation and Interpreting Studies at the Crossroad: A Dialogue between Process-oriented and Sociological Approaches THE FOURTH DURHAM POSTGRADUATE COLLOQUIUM ON TRANSLATION STUDIES  This colloquium aims to provide a platform for young scholars in the field of Translation and Interpreting Studies, where they can present their own research projects and exchange ideas with more senior academics.… Continue reading Call for Papers: Durham PG Colloquium in Translation Studies

Performing Wastes: Interview with speaker Dr William Viney

On the 28th October the PGR Forum visited the Ecologies and Arts research group where Dr William Viney gave a seminar on 'Performing Wastes'. MA by Research student Barbora Bartosova interviewed Dr Viney following the session.   Why have you decided to join Durham University? I came to Durham in October 2012 to take up… Continue reading Performing Wastes: Interview with speaker Dr William Viney

Three-Minute Thesis Competition

It is time again to think about participating in the Three-Minute Thesis competition, which we will hold for the second time next year. If you are up for the challenge to summarise your thesis in just three minutes and explain it to a non-specialist audience, then this is for you!   However, students who have started only… Continue reading Three-Minute Thesis Competition

Introducing the MA in Translation Studies: Interview with current student

Ellie Saunderson-Darkes is currently studying the MA in Translation Studies.   You did your undergraduate degree at Durham. Why did you choose to stay? The great staff inspired me, especially Dr Wagstaffe and Dr McKinnon. There's a lot of pastoral care and I felt really supported. What can Durham offer someone who wants to pursue… Continue reading Introducing the MA in Translation Studies: Interview with current student

Introducing the MA in Visual Arts and Culture: Interview with current student

Alejandra Arias is a current student of the MA in Visual Arts and Culture.   Why did you decide to do the MA in Visual Arts and Cultures? The new program offered us a chance to have an interdisciplinary study, allowing us to be creative with our MAs. What does Durham offer a student interested… Continue reading Introducing the MA in Visual Arts and Culture: Interview with current student

Introducing the MA by Research: Interview with current student

Barbora Bartosova is currently pursuing an MA by Research in twentieth-century French studies, tentatively entitled 'From Baudelaire to the Situationists, Processing the Loss of Tradition with Regards to the Phenomenon of Modernity'.   Why did you come to Durham? Firstly, Durham has one of the best French departments in the country. It also has excellent… Continue reading Introducing the MA by Research: Interview with current student

Introducing the MA in Medieval and Early Modern Studies: Interview with current student

Current MA student Liv Cannon took a few moments out of her day to answer some questions on her postgraduate studies at Durham. What does Durham offer someone with an interest in medieval and/or early modern studies? A vibrant community. IMEMS (Durham's Institute of Medieval and Early Modern Studies) and its student group MEMSA (Medieval… Continue reading Introducing the MA in Medieval and Early Modern Studies: Interview with current student

Veni Vidi Vi(n)ci: Interview with visiting speaker Carlo Vecce

MlaC PhD students Giulia Crespi and Barbara Tanzi-Imbri took the time to meet with visiting IAS Fellow Professor Carlo Vecce. Veni Vidi Vi(n)ci: Carlo Vecce tells us his challenging approach to Leonardo's scriptorium Thanks to the Department of Italian and the Institute of Advanced Studies, we have the pleasure to host Professor Carlo Vecce as visiting… Continue reading Veni Vidi Vi(n)ci: Interview with visiting speaker Carlo Vecce

Events Bulletin: Week commencing December 7th

This Thursday 10th December, in lieu of a forum session, the second language café of the year will be taking place in the DSU bar at 18:30, giving us a chance to flex our linguistic muscles after a long term in the North East of England. If you have any suggestions for next term’s forum… Continue reading Events Bulletin: Week commencing December 7th