Author - Catherine Ellis, Blog, Careers, MLAC Announcements

MLAC PhD Success

As Michaelmas term draws to a close, we would like to congratulate those students who have recently completed their doctorates here in MLAC. Congratulations to: Joseph North  Title: Martyrs on the Silver Screen: Early Church Martyrdom in Italian Silent Cinema (1898-1930) Supervisors: Stefano Cracolici and Caitríona Ní Dhúill Abdulilah Lahmami Title: The Importance of 'Tafsir'… Continue reading MLAC PhD Success

Advertisements
Author - Catherine Ellis, Blog, events, MLAC Announcements, MLAC events, News, Research Groups

MLAC Events Bulletin: 12th-18th December

Monday 12th September IAS Fellows' Seminar - Making a big picture out of small fragments: How should we write the history of Babylonian astronomy? 13:00-14:00, IAS Seminar Room, Palace Green, Professor John Steele (Brown University, USA) Despite the groundbreaking work in deciphering Babylonian astronomical texts and reconstructing Babylonian astronomy by scholars such as F. X.… Continue reading MLAC Events Bulletin: 12th-18th December

Author - Catherine Ellis, Blog, events, MLAC Announcements, MLAC events, News, PG events

MLAC Events Bulletin: 28th November – 4th December

News and Announcements French Film Festival at the Tyneside Cinema in Newcastle 28 November, 6pm: In Bed With Victoria 1 December, 6pm: Made In France Click here for more information. Talks and Events Monday 28th November Centre for the Study of Jewish Culture, Society and Politics Lecture Yoav Peled and Horit Herman Peled, The Regionalization of Israeli… Continue reading MLAC Events Bulletin: 28th November – 4th December

Author - Catherine Ellis, Blog, events

MLAC Events Bulletin: 14th-20th November

Monday 14th November IAS Fellows' Seminar - When Black and White isn't Black and White: Researching the Racial Scale for the 21st-Century 13:00-14:00, IAS Seminar Room, Palace Green, Dr Julia Prest, University of St Andrews Writing and speaking about the racial scale poses a number of methodological and terminological challenges that Dr Prest would like… Continue reading MLAC Events Bulletin: 14th-20th November

Author - Jess Allen, Blog, Interview, MA by Research

Future Masters: an interview with our MA by research candidates

Hi, I'm Jess and I'm currently undertaking the MA by Research, a one-year course which involves writing a 50,000 word thesis. I'm going to conduct a series of interviews for the MLAC Postgraduate Blog so that potential research students can find out more about life in Durham. I realised that I couldn't and didn't want… Continue reading Future Masters: an interview with our MA by research candidates

Author - Catherine Ellis, Blog, french, Interview, Michael Foulkes, News, Publication

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’

Author - Catherine Ellis, MLAC events, News

Events Bulletin 10th-16th October

Monday 10th October IAS Fellows' Seminar - Tipping the Balance: A Comparative Study of the Scales in the Visual Rhetoric of Justice 13:00-14:00, IAS Seminar Room, Palace Green, Professor Massimo Leone (University of Turin, Italy) Some symbols so skillfully traverse epochs and cultures that they are depicted as almost ‘natural’ embodiments of abstract values. The… Continue reading Events Bulletin 10th-16th October