Events 16th – 20th May

Monday 16th May   Eleanor Courtemanche, University of Illinois: Activating Victorian Utopias for Future Use, 14:00-15:00, Tristram Room, St John’s College Fredric Jameson famously argues that in postmodern capitalism, the utopian imagination has withered; it's easier to imagine the end of the world than the end of the capitalist system. This imaginative poverty became even more… Continue reading Events 16th – 20th May

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Welcome to the new term

  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

Weekly bulletin 15-19 February

  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

Events Bulletin: Week Commencing January 24

A packed week this week, with Professor Catherine Malabou visiting for a Workshop and Castle Lecture, a Translation & Linguistics Research Group session with a Durham alumnus, and the first language café of 2016. This week’s forum will be a CAREERS SESSION with Chris Davison of the Careers, Employability and Enterprise Centre. 5pm, Thursday, ER153.  … Continue reading Events Bulletin: Week Commencing January 24

Call for Papers: Durham PG Colloquium in Translation Studies

Translation and Interpreting Studies at the Crossroad: A Dialogue between Process-oriented and Sociological Approaches THE FOURTH DURHAM POSTGRADUATE COLLOQUIUM ON TRANSLATION STUDIES  This colloquium aims to provide a platform for young scholars in the field of Translation and Interpreting Studies, where they can present their own research projects and exchange ideas with more senior academics.… Continue reading Call for Papers: Durham PG Colloquium in Translation Studies

Introducing the MA in Translation Studies: Interview with current student

Ellie Saunderson-Darkes is currently studying the MA in Translation Studies.   You did your undergraduate degree at Durham. Why did you choose to stay? The great staff inspired me, especially Dr Wagstaffe and Dr McKinnon. There's a lot of pastoral care and I felt really supported. What can Durham offer someone who wants to pursue… Continue reading Introducing the MA in Translation Studies: Interview with current student

Thinking about MA study? Come to an information session

Are you a finalist thinking about postgraduate study? Durham is running two events which may interest you. Wednesday 9 December: MA Programmes in the School of Modern Languages and Cultures at Durham Join us from 12 - 1 pm in ER 143 to learn about the MA programmes in Medieval and Early Modern Studies, Translation Studies,… Continue reading Thinking about MA study? Come to an information session

Postgraduate Study info session

December 9th 12PM (ER143) Are you a Durham finalist thinking about postgraduate study in Modern Languages and Cultures? Even if this is only a remote possibility at this stage, there is an opportunity to find out more about postgraduate taught and research degrees offered by the School. The session will include short staff and student presentations about the following… Continue reading Postgraduate Study info session

Third Durham PG Colloquium

Third Durham Postgraduate Colloquium  (http://thirddurhampgcolloquium.wordpress.com)  “Theoretical Frameworks and Methodologies: Research in Translation Studies” Date and Time: 7th February 2015 – 9:00-18:00 Venue: Room ER201, Elvet Riverside, New Elvet, Durham University, Durham, UK Keynote speaker: Dr Sharon O’Brien Following the success of previous colloquiums, the Centre for Intercultural Mediation of Durham University is pleased to announce the third Postgraduate… Continue reading Third Durham PG Colloquium

Call for papers: Durham Postgraduate Colloquium in Translation Studies

Call for papers: Third Durham Postgraduate Colloquium “Theoretical Frameworks and Methodologies: Research in Translation Studies” Date and Time: 7th February 2015 – 9:00-18:00 Venue: Room ER201, Elvet Riverside, New Elvet, Durham University, Durham, UK Keynote speaker: Dr Sharon O’Brien   Following the success of previous colloquiums, the Centre for Intercultural Mediation of Durham University is pleased to announce… Continue reading Call for papers: Durham Postgraduate Colloquium in Translation Studies