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

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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

An interview with Dr Will McKenzie, French

This week, Jess Allen interviews Dr Will McKenzie, a new arrival in Durham and lecturer in French, to give us an idea of what pursuing an academic career actually entails... Hi Will. First of all, can you tell me a bit about your background? I've worked for over ten years in Higher Education, chiefly at… Continue reading An interview with Dr Will McKenzie, French

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’

CFP: Society for French Studies Annual Conference – Durham, July 2017

The 58th Annual Conference of the Society for French Studies will be held in Durham, 3rd-5th July 2017 - a perfect reason to submit an abstract (and to get excited). The CFP is copied below, and more details can be found here. The deadline for submissions is Friday 23rd September. ******* We are pleased to invite… Continue reading CFP: Society for French Studies Annual Conference – Durham, July 2017

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