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Research Seminar

Institute of the Humanities Research Seminar Series 

Semester 2 2020/21

Date and Speaker  Institution  Title 

27/01/2021, Keith Wrightson

Yale University Past Times: temporalities in early modern England

03/02/2021, Helena Goodwyn

Northumbria University The Ghost Writer, The Author and the Problem of Co-authorship

10/02/2021, Abdulhamit Arvas

University of Pennsylvania Boys Remade: Sexing Blackness in the Early Modern Mediterranean and English Imagination

17/02/2021, Thom Scott-Phillips

Central European University ‘Expression Unleashed’: Evolution of Language

24/02/2021, Judith Rainhorn

Maison Française d'Oxford Lead as a ‘legal poison’: toxic matters at work and the regime of imperceptibility in 19th and 20th century France.

03/03/2021, Kennetta Hammond Perry

De Montfort University The Case of David Oluwale

10/03/2021, Lara Douds

Northumbria University Accountability under Authoritarianism? Petitioning the Soviet President, 1919–46

17/03/2021, Deirdre Wilson

UCL Explaining Metonymy

24/03/2021, Ashleigh Blackwood

Northumbria University Everybody’s Business: Co-Creating Reproductive Health, Literature and Print Culture, 1650–1800
Easter Break    

21/04/2021, Francesca Mussi

Northumbria University The Indian Act and Gender Roles in Indian Residential Schools: Decolonising Heteropatriarchy in Indigenous Storytelling

28/04/2021, Allegra Fryxell

University of Cambridge Against Acceleration: Rethinking Modern Time

05/05/2021, Rosie Paice

Northumbria University Water Works in Eden: Milton's Paradise Lost and Lucy Hutchinson's Order and Disorder

12/05/2021, Creative Writing Research Group

Northumbria University Creative Writing Session (including readings from external speakers)

19/05/2021, Jack Hodgson

& Katherine Stanton

[Session in conjunction with the PGR Research Seminar Series.]

Northumbria University Free Harry: New York Child Communists and the campaign to release America's youngest political prisoner




26/05/2021, John Miller

University of Sheffield Eating Well in Feminist Utopias

All seminars will be held on MS Teams Wednesday at 4.10pm, please contact: for further information.


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