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MLAC BULLETIN: 30th APRIL-6th MAY

Monday 30th April 450 Years Pioneering Catholic Education: Past, Present, Future 30th April 10:30 to 1st May 19:30, Ushaw College, Durham A conference to celebrate the 450th Anniversary of the English College at Douai. Ushaw College with the Centre for Catholic Studies at Durham University are celebrating the 450th anniversary of the founding of the… Continue reading MLAC BULLETIN: 30th APRIL-6th MAY

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Author - Sarah Budasz, Blog, Conference, MLAC events, News, Reading Groups, Research Groups

MLAC EVENTS BULLETIN: 5 – 11 March

Talks and Events Monday 5th March IAS Fellow's Public Lecture - On the ‘freedom’ and the ‘liberty’ to distort the human figure: The art of Stanley Spencer as case-study   17:30-18:30, Josephine Butler College, Professor Nigel Rapport (University of St Andrews) In this talk Professor Rapport explores ‘freedom’ and ‘liberty’ as distinct concepts in relation… Continue reading MLAC EVENTS BULLETIN: 5 – 11 March

Author - Sarah Budasz, Blog, Conference, events, News, PG events, Research Groups, Workshop

MLAC EVENTS BULLETIN: 26 February – 4 March

Talks and Events Monday 26th February IAS Fellow's Seminar - Settlement Scaling Theory and Pre-Roman Central Italy: quantitative and comparative approaches to ancient urbanism 13:00-14:00, Seminar Room, Institute of Advanced Study, Dr Francesca Fulminante (University Roma Tre) From the seminal work of Fustel de Coulanges to the recent monumental study conducted by the Copenhagen Polis… Continue reading MLAC EVENTS BULLETIN: 26 February – 4 March

Author - Sarah Budasz, Blog, Conference, events, MLAC events, News, Research Groups, Workshop

MLAC EVENTS BULLETIN: 19 – 25 February

Talks and Events Monday 19th February IAS Fellow's Seminar - The Obligation of Self-Management: the social structuring of freedom and its critical appraisal 13:00-14:00, Seminar Room, Institute of Advanced Study, Professor Sverre Raffnsøe (Copenhagen Business School)   ”Gleipnir is forged by the footfalls of cats, the beard of women, the roots of the mountain, the… Continue reading MLAC EVENTS BULLETIN: 19 – 25 February

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PG Research Forum: How to write an effective abstract? (part 2)

PG Forum: How to write an effective abstract, Part 2 15th February, 17:00-18:00, ER152 Following on the feedback received at the Event "How to write an effective abstract, Part 1" last November,  a second workshop on academic abstracts will be held this coming Thursday. It will be run by the English Language Centre, and this… Continue reading PG Research Forum: How to write an effective abstract? (part 2)

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MLAC EVENTS BULLETIN: 12th – 18th February

Wednesday 14th February MLAC Work in Progress Seminar: Literature and Film with Kerstin Oloff and Stephan Ehrig 12:00, ER152 Kerstin Oloff: Energy, Food and Literature Stephan Ehrig: "Socialist Space? Approaching Modernist Space through German and British Literature and Film" Contact viktoria.ivleva@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.   Evidence in Education: challenges, lessons learnt and… Continue reading MLAC EVENTS BULLETIN: 12th – 18th February

Author - Sarah Budasz, Blog, events, MLAC events, News, PG events, PG Students, PGR Forum

PG Event: Research Forum

Just a post to remind you of our upcoming PG Forum event, the Work in Progress Workshop, which will take place this Wednesday, 31 January at 12am in room ER155. We will listen to two brief presentations (15-20 minutes each) on current research. Our presenters this time around are: Asma Alqunayir, who will speak on… Continue reading PG Event: Research Forum

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PhD Success: Sophia Xiao

Dr Sophia Xiao recently completed her PhD thesis ('Rethinking Binarism in Translation Studies. A Case Study of Translating the Chinese Nobel Laureates of Literature') in Translation Studies in MLAC. We asked her to tell her more about her research, her future plans and her time in Durham.   Congratulations on your PhD! Can you tell… Continue reading PhD Success: Sophia Xiao

Author - Sarah Budasz, Blog, events, Lecture, News, PG events, Reading Groups, Research Groups, Workshop

MLAC EVENTS BULLETIN: 4th-10th December

  Monday 4th December   Analysing Breaking Bad 17:30-18:45, ER157, Daniel Grausam, James Smith, Sam Thomas Breaking Bad is commonly regarded to be one of the greatest television dramas of all time. In this seminar Durham researchers will discuss how their current projects intersect with a variety of the show's themes. DANIEL GRAUSAM will discuss… Continue reading MLAC EVENTS BULLETIN: 4th-10th December

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PhD Success: Marzia Beltrami

Dr Marzia Beltrami completed her PhD thesis ('The spatial dimension of narrative understanding. Exploring plot types in the narratives of A. Baricco, A. Camilleri, and I. Calvino') in Italian Studies in June at Durham University, after an MA in Oxford and a BA in Milan. We caught up with her to learn more about her… Continue reading PhD Success: Marzia Beltrami