PhD and Masters students new and old will know that the PG Forum is at the heart of postgraduate life here in MLAC. Research seminars, reading groups, feedback sessions and a good amount of coffee have all played their part in getting postgraduates from disparate disciplines together for the past couple of years. Now… Continue reading An Interview With Nassiba Benferdi, PG Forum Co-Ordinator
Tonight's Forum: Theory, practice, and other stuff How do you use theory? What are the challenges you face? If you could be stranded on a desert island with one theorist, who would it be and why? Come along to discuss all such deep and meaningful questions in ER153 at 5, as usual. (We can always… Continue reading PGR forum TODAY
In the week of nine-month review submissions, the forum this week will head to Lounge for coffee and conversation: share your work, any progress, any queries, any concerns. Meet in the foyer of Elvet Riverside at 5pm or pop along to Lounge (opposite Tesco) later.
Lots of events going on this week as Easter term begins. Tuesday 26th April Bowes Lecture Series: Dr Tom Stammers, 'Relics of Bourbon and Bonaparte: collecting post-revolutionary France in nineteenth-century Britain', 18:00-19:00, The Bowes Museum John and Josephine Bowes were deeply interested by the troubled history of France, collecting vestiges not just of… Continue reading Welcome to the new term
A reminder that the PGR forum today (5pm in ER 153) will be led by Dr Santiago Fouz Hernández on the subject of how to give great conference presentations. The session is not a lecture, but rather an opportunity to express your major worries or anxieties when presenting a conference paper and to receive some tips and advice… Continue reading Conference presentations: PGR forum today
This Thursday at the usual time of 5pm in ER153 Dr Santiago Fouz-Hernández will be leading our forum session, giving us some tips and tricks on how to craft and deliver great conference papers. Talks and Events Tuesday 1st March Textual Evidence (The Life of Texts) - Public Lecture Series: Dr… Continue reading Events Bulletin 1-4 March
This Thursday at the PGR forum we have our second Work in Progress session, so come along to the Swan and Three Cygnets at 5pm where we will be having a drink and finding out more about one another’s research. Monday 15th February Durham World Heritage Site Lecture Series - 30th Anniversary… Continue reading Weekly bulletin 15-19 February
Quick reminder about the PGR feedback session this evening at 5pm in ER153. Come along to shape the future of the PGR forum. Any comments or suggestions on the wider postgraduate experience will be fed into the Staff-Student Consultative Committee meeting next week.
After last week’s careers workshop, this week’s forum will be a session with Dr Mike Thompson from the Spanish department on teaching and assessment, looking at methods, tips and best practice. Mike is currently the Director of Undergraduate Teaching in the School of Modern Languages, and will be coming to the forum on Thursday at… Continue reading Weekly Bulletin 1-7 February
CAREERS – WHAT NEXT? WITH CHRIS DAVISON, 5pm ER 153 OK, what about the future, then? Thinking about next steps can be challenging, and I expect you’ll have a range of shared and individual needs we can explore. Some of you may have your next steps comfortably planned out, others may not have begun to… Continue reading PGR Forum today: Careers session