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Research Seminar

Institute of the Humanities


Research Seminar

Semester 1, 2019-20

All seminars take place in Lipman 121 on Wednesdays at 4pm unless otherwise stated.


29 January 2020

Michael Green & Tony Williams (Northumbria)

New Writing, New Readings


5 February 2020

Jennifer Aston (Northumbria)

‘For better, for worse’: Gender, Marital Discord and the Law, 1857-1923


12 February 2020

Deirdre Wilson (UCL & Oslo)

Explaining Metonymy


19 February 2020

Lucy Noakes (Essex)

Celia Johnson's Grief: Mourning and Remembrance in post-Second World War Britain


26 February 2020

Karen Corrigan (Newcastle)

Turning American and Sounding Irish: Narratives of Linguistic Identity Old and New


11 March 2020

Heather Ann Thompson (Michigan & Cambridge)

The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and Why it Still Matters

NB this seminar will take place in Lipman 303


17 March 2020

Charlotte Alston (Northumbria)

Inaugural lecture. Details to follow.


23 March 2020

Nick Sousanis (San Francisco State)

Unflattening: Thinking in Comics and Reimagining Scholarship

Lipman 116

N.B. this seminar will takes place on a Monday.


25 March 2020

Heather Jones (UCL)

Prisoners of War and Humanitarianism in the First World War - A Local, National and International History

N.B. this seminar will take place in CCE1 Lecture Theatre 002 at 6.30 pm


22 April 2020

Elizabeth Eva Leach (Oxford)

Making Prose Sing in a Strange Book of Beasts


29 April 2020

Lucy Delap (Cambridge)

Feminist Media as Business Praxis: Spare Rib Magazine

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