MLAC PhD Success

As Michaelmas term draws to a close, we would like to congratulate those students who have recently completed their doctorates here in MLAC. Congratulations to: Joseph North  Title: Martyrs on the Silver Screen: Early Church Martyrdom in Italian Silent Cinema (1898-1930) Supervisors: Stefano Cracolici and Caitríona Ní Dhúill Abdulilah Lahmami Title: The Importance of 'Tafsir'… Continue reading MLAC PhD Success

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MLAC Events Bulletin: 12th-18th December

Monday 12th September IAS Fellows' Seminar - Making a big picture out of small fragments: How should we write the history of Babylonian astronomy? 13:00-14:00, IAS Seminar Room, Palace Green, Professor John Steele (Brown University, USA) Despite the groundbreaking work in deciphering Babylonian astronomical texts and reconstructing Babylonian astronomy by scholars such as F. X.… Continue reading MLAC Events Bulletin: 12th-18th December

Professor Linda Williams to deliver Leslie Brooks Lecture – January 16th, 2017

On 16th January 2017, MLAC will welcome Professor Linda Williams (University of California, Berkeley), to deliver the annual Leslie Brooks Lecture. “Tales of Sound and Fury” Signifying... Something, or, The Elephant of Melodrama (16th January 2017, 17:30, ER142, Elvet Riverside I) Melodrama has seemed a contradictory term.  On one hand a special genre for suffering women, on the other… Continue reading Professor Linda Williams to deliver Leslie Brooks Lecture – January 16th, 2017

MLAC Events Bulletin: 5th – 11th December

Monday 5th December IAS Fellows' Seminar - Are Some Scales More Natural Than Others? Professor Patrick McGivern (University of Wollongong, Australia) 13:00-14:00, IAS Seminar Room, Palace Green, Many discussions of scale involve concerns about the naturalness of different scales. Sometimes this is described as a concern with the objectivity or ‘reality’ of scales, and it… Continue reading MLAC Events Bulletin: 5th – 11th December