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Michael Foulkes (French) published in ‘Early Modern French Studies’

Michael Foulkes, who is nearing the end of a PhD in French here at Durham, has just had his article,‘Boursault’s Career Strategies’ published in the journal Early Modern French Studies. It is available to read here. Michael’s thesis is a comparative research study of the careers of seventeenth-century playwrights Boursault, Quinault, and Racine. He is supervised by Dr… Continue reading Michael Foulkes (French) published in ‘Early Modern French Studies’

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Conference, News

Catherine Ellis wins BSECS Postgraduate Conference Prize

Catherine Ellis, who is studying for a PhD in French, has won the prize for best conference paper at the British Society for Eighteenth Century Studies Postgraduate and Early Career Researcher Conference at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (30 June - 1 July 2016). Her paper, 'The Alimentary Lifecycle of the Libertine Prostitute', explored the significance… Continue reading Catherine Ellis wins BSECS Postgraduate Conference Prize

Northern Bridge, Workshop

Language Skills for Early Modernists: March Workshop

March 16th saw participants from Durham and from as far afield as Glasgow and York gather in Newcastle to discuss the acquisition and sharpening of language skills for researchers in early modern studies. A collaboration between Newcastle University Humanities Research Institute and Dr Peter Auger's British Academy Rising Star Engagement Award project, National Boundaries in Early… Continue reading Language Skills for Early Modernists: March Workshop

Northern Bridge, Workshop

Northern Bridge Archives Training Programme

  The Northern Bridge Doctoral Training Partnership are pleased to announce an exciting new training programme on Medieval and Early Modern sources, which will take place in Durham on 4-5 April 2016. The course will be particularly appropriate for anyone getting to grips with archival sources from the medieval and early modern periods, such as… Continue reading Northern Bridge Archives Training Programme