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Research Seminar

Institute of the Humanities Research Seminar Series 

Semester 1 2022/23

Please note: the IHRS is running in a hybrid format this year. In person seminars will take place in LIP121. All in-person sessions will be live streamed on MS Teams. Please email for further information.




Dr Rachel Murray (Northumbria), Military Attachments: Marine Life in Moore and Bishop.



Liberating Histories Panel: Networks of Feeling in Women's Movement Magazines Solitude in Shrew (Dr Eleanor Careless), Outrage in Outwrite (Dr Mel Waters) and Hope in Red Rag (Dr Victoria Bazin)'?




Impact Showcase (Interpreting Sites and Collections Cluster): Emma Thomas (Director of the National Trust's Seaton Delaval Hall), The Curtain Rises: A National Heritage Lottery Fund project at Seaton Delaval Hall.




Dr James West (University of York), Building History: Race, Space, and Chicago's Black Press




Dr Chloé Kattar (Northumbria University), Global Conservatism? The political itinerary of Lebanese Diplomat Charles Malik (1945-1982).




Dr Christopher Lloyd (University of Hertfordshire), Towards a Queer Bestiary: Non/Humans in Contemporary US Literature. [ONLINE ONLY]




Impact Showcase (Community Stakeholders and Academic Research Cluster), speaker TBC.




Professor Kate Dossett (University of Leeds), Black Theatre Making, Censorship & Creatorship in the Archive.




Professor Tony Badger (Cambridge & Northumbria), Researching and Writing ‘Why White Liberals Fail’: Race and Southern Politics from FDR to Trump.




Dr Andrew Bricker (Ghent University), The ‘Tricks and Wiles of Ambiguity’: Eighteenth-Century Satire and the Language of Libel.




Professor Karen Corrigan (Newcastle), Old Letters from America and New Sounds from Europe: How Migration Reshapes the Linguistic Realities of Multilingual Societies. [ONLINE ONLY]




PGR Showcase: Struan Kennedy (History), Loyal Dissidence: Counter-Hegemonic Visions of Ulster; James Brown (History), Dissidents as Weapons in Ideological Competition between Autocracies and Democracies, 1964-2022.

The full schedule can also be downloaded in PDF format here.



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