Upcoming MLAC Events

The MLAC events bulletin is now winding down for the year, but don’t miss these exciting events in the department over the next couple of weeks. Remember to send any MLAC-related stories to us here at the blog, using the contact buttons above. Conference: World Literatures and the New Totalitarianism 15th May 2017, 13:00, IMLR/Senate… Continue reading Upcoming MLAC Events

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MLAC EVENTS BULLETIN 13th-19th March

Monday 13th March Banipal Visiting Writer Fellow 2017, Ali Bader, reads from his short story 'The Corporal' and his new novel Liar Takes All 16:00-18:00, ER247 Iraqi author Ali Bader, the Banipal Visiting Writer Fellow 2017, will give a talk to MLaC staff and students with readings from his short story ‘The Corporal’ and his… Continue reading MLAC EVENTS BULLETIN 13th-19th March

MLAC EVENTS BULLETIN: 6th-12th March

Talks and Events Tuesday 7th March Centre for Humanities Innovation - History of Humanities Series Dr Julian Hamann (Universität Bonn) 'The Formation of the German Humanities as a Thing of Boundaries' 16:00, ER153 How did the German humanities come about as a meaningful distinction in the academic world in the late 19th century? Julian Hamann… Continue reading MLAC EVENTS BULLETIN: 6th-12th March

MLAC EVENTS BULLETIN: 27th February – 5th March

Talks and Events  Monday 27th February IAS Fellows' Seminar - Urban Social Movements: contentious performances in a challenging era 13:00-14:00, IAS Seminar Room, Palace Green, Professor Ida Susser (Hunter College, USA) In the light of the sharp turn to the right in the United States and the same trends in many parts of Europe, this seminar… Continue reading MLAC EVENTS BULLETIN: 27th February – 5th March

EDITING BEHIND THE SCENES: A MULTIDISCIPLINARY APPROACH – 10th March

EDITING BEHIND THE SCENES: A MULTIDISCIPLINARY APPROACH   10th March 2017, 10 a.m. – 17:30 p.m. Senate Room, Durham Castle     The Institute of Advanced Study (IAS) at Durham University will host a one-day workshop on the topic of Editing in Literature, Theatre, Digital Humanities, Music and Cinema. The concept of editing will be… Continue reading EDITING BEHIND THE SCENES: A MULTIDISCIPLINARY APPROACH – 10th March

MLAC EVENTS BULLETIN: 20th – 27th February

Monday 20th February IAS Fellows' Seminar - Aristotle’s Account of Measurement 13:00-14:00, IAS Seminar Room, Palace Green, Dr Barbara Sattler (University of St Andrews, UK) This paper analyses Aristotle’s account of measurement and shows how it allows him to react to problems with determining the quantity of a motion, as they arose from Zeno’s dichotomy… Continue reading MLAC EVENTS BULLETIN: 20th – 27th February

MLAC EVENTS BULLETIN: 13th-19th FEBRUARY

Monday 13th February IAS Fellows' Seminar - High-resolution in vivo imaging of the human retina: A window of opportunity for visual neuroscience 13:00-14:00, IAS Seminar Room, Palace Green, Professor Hannah Smithson (Oxford University, UK) Our research focuses on the neural mechanisms that underlie perception. Using a newly developed Adaptive Optics Scanning Laser Ophthalmoscope (AOSLO), which… Continue reading MLAC EVENTS BULLETIN: 13th-19th FEBRUARY

MLAC EVENTS BULLETIN: 6TH-12TH FEBRUARY

Monday 6th February IAS Fellows' Seminar - Abrupt Climate Change: What is abrupt? How fast is fast? 13:00-14:00, IAS Seminar Room, Palace Green, Professor Jack Williams (University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA) A common trope in discussions about contemporary climate change is that the expected rates of 21st-century climate change are abrupt and faster than anything in… Continue reading MLAC EVENTS BULLETIN: 6TH-12TH FEBRUARY

MLAC EVENTS BULLETIN: 30th January – 5th February

Monday 30th January IAS Fellows' Seminar - Histories of Scale in Anatomical Modelling 13:00-14:00, IAS Seminar Room, Palace Green, Dr Anna Maerker (King's College, London) Models have become a central element of modern knowledge production. From electronically enhanced plastic bodies for medical training to computer models of climate change, models play a key role for… Continue reading MLAC EVENTS BULLETIN: 30th January – 5th February

MLAC EVENTS BULLETIN: 23rd-29th January

Monday 23rd January Christopherson Knott Fellows' Seminar - Kaleidoscopic Justice: Mapping the dimensions of justice for survivors of sexual violence 13:00-14:00, IAS Seminar Room, Palace Green, Professor Clare McGlynn (Durham University) Justice’ for survivors of sexual violence is the primary justification for almost every law or policy reform on this topic. But what does ‘justice’… Continue reading MLAC EVENTS BULLETIN: 23rd-29th January