PG Research Forum: Works in Progress

Just a quick reminder of our upcoming PG Forum event, the Work in Progress Workshop, which will take place this Thursday, 7 December at 5pm in room A56. We will listen to two brief presentations (15-20 minutes each) on current research. Our presenters this time around are: Alexandre Burin, who will speak on “Draft versus… Continue reading PG Research Forum: Works in Progress

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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

MLAC EVENTS BULLETIN: 20th-26th November

Monday 20th November   IAS Fellow's Seminar - Music and Violence 13:00-14:00, IAS Seminar Room, Palace Green, Professor William Thompson (Macquarie University, Australia) Music with themes of extreme violence is growing in popularity, attracting millions of listeners worldwide. Cannibal Corpse became the all-time top selling death metal band in the United States with albums such… Continue reading MLAC EVENTS BULLETIN: 20th-26th November

Circles of Lectures I: A Creative Writing Symposium

The Durham University Creative Writing Society is organising, “Circles of Lectures”, the first in what will hopefully be a series of talks about the practice of Creative Writing. This first session will see three professional writers talk about their different forms of prose fiction (short tale, novel and drama), on the 23rd November at 4:15… Continue reading Circles of Lectures I: A Creative Writing Symposium

PG Research Forum: How to write an effective abstract?

PG Forum: How to write an effective abstract, Part 1 15th November, 12:00-13:00, ER145 After a first introductory meeting in October, where new and continuing research students had a chance to introduce themselves and to meet  representatives of the School's research groups, the PG Research Forum is back with its first event of the year!… Continue reading PG Research Forum: How to write an effective abstract?

MLAC EVENTS BULLETIN: 13th-19th November

Monday 13th November   IAS Fellow’s Seminar – Politics, psychotherapy and the puzzle of dualism 13:00-14:00, IAS Seminar Room, Palace Green, Dr Wahbie Long (University of Cape Town) One of the most contested issues in psychology has to do with the relationship of the individual to the social world. This debate arises repeatedly in the… Continue reading MLAC EVENTS BULLETIN: 13th-19th November

MLAC EVENTS BULLETIN: 6th-12th November

Monday 6th November IAS Fellow’s Seminar – The Future (and) Value of Ethnography for Education: thinking forward and looking back? 13:00-14:00, IAS Seminar Room, Palace Green, Professor Dennis Beach (University of Gothenburg) Recently, when writing in the new international handbook of ethnography and education, Mats Trondman, Paul Willis and Anna Lund recalled a 1907 debate… Continue reading MLAC EVENTS BULLETIN: 6th-12th November

Finding (and Acquiring) Funding: a PG Workshop

Leaves are falling, the nights are drawing in, and tea and biscuits are becoming more of a necessity than a luxury. That’s right, it’s postgrad application season! To help you secure the funding you might need to pursue your studies further (if you are a Master's student) or to organise conferences, placements or mount collaborative… Continue reading Finding (and Acquiring) Funding: a PG Workshop

MLAC EVENTS BULLETIN: 30th October – 5th November

Monday 30th October IAS Fellow's Seminar - Ptolemy's Disciples and the Nomos of the Earth: The Structure of Geopolitical Space in German Thought (1890-1950) 13:00 to 14:00, IAS Seminar Room, Palace Green, Dr Jörg Kreienbrock (Northwestern University) This paper traces the infamous notion of Germany being a people without space (Volk ohne Raum) as the… Continue reading MLAC EVENTS BULLETIN: 30th October – 5th November

The Durham Theory Reading Group

Jack Coopey is a second year PhD student in German with a passion for philosophy. When he is not working on his thesis on the concept of totality in Fredric Jameson’s work under the supervision of Dr Gerald Moore and Dr Caitríona Ní Dhúill, he runs the Durham Theory Reading Group. We met with him… Continue reading The Durham Theory Reading Group