SOTA Announces Autumn Research Seminar Programme 2014

Tomorrow, the School of the Arts Research Seminar Programme for the Autumn term will start with a lecture by University of Buckingham Dickens scholar, Professor John Drew. We have a great line-up this term with established SOTA researchers, visiting scholars, and new members of staff to SOTA.  All Seminars will be held in Room MY120 at 2.15pm unless otherwise stated.  There will be free tea, coffee and biscuits.  All staff and postgraduate students are welcome to attend.

For the full programme, please read below…

Charles_Dickens (Wikimedia Commons)TOMORROW: Wednesday 8th October – Professor John Drew (The University of Buckingham), ‘Viewing the Voiceless Ghosts: Authorship and Anonymity in the Late Victorian Press.’

Wednesday 15th OctoberEmmanouel Aretoulakis (The University of Athens, Greece), ‘Posthumanist Ecology in English Romantic Poetry.’  Note: Room MR10.

Tabish Khair - Transnational and PostcolonialVampires

Tuesday 21st OctoberSpecial Lecture: Tabish Khair (The University of Aarhus, Denmark), ‘The Significance of the Scream: Otherness in Postcolonial and Gothic Fiction.’  Note: 1pm, Room MY35 (changed from previously advertised).

Wednesday 5th NovemberDr James McLaughlin (The University of Northampton), ‘The Phenomenology of the Meisner Technique.’  Note: 3.15-5pm in MY120.

Peter Parker - Isherwood

Wednesday 12th NovemberPeter Parker, ‘The Re-Examined Life: Researching the Modern Lives of Christopher Isherwood and J.R. Ackerley.’

Wednesday 26th NovemberRoy Wallace (The University of Northampton), ‘“Shooting in the Dark” – DIY documentary videomaking and the politics of process.’

Wednesday 3rd December – Dr Hayley Linthwaite (The University of Northampton), ‘Unmasking Workshop Ecology in Applied Performance.’  Note: 3.15-5pm

NickGroom The Seasons

Friday 12th DecemberSpecial Lecture: Professor Nick Groom (The University of Exeter), ‘John Clare at Christmas, the Seasons and the English Calendar.’  Note: 5pm drinks, followed by lecture at 6pm in MR5.

Wednesday 17th December – Dr David Simmons, Dr Sonya Andermahr, Dr Claire Allen, ‘Rethinking the Twentieth Century Canon.’  With special guests Professor Gina Wisker (The University of Brighton) and Dr Martyn Colebrook (The University of Hull). Note: This event will take place in The Boardroom.


For abstracts and biographies for all talks,

please see SOTA Research Seminars Autumn 2014

About Dr Larissa Allwork

Dr Larissa Allwork worked at the University of Northampton School of the Arts (May 2012 - August 2015). She also participated in Professor Janet Wilson's EU-Marie Curie funded Constructions of Home and Belonging ITN. She continues to be affiliated to Dr Sonya Andermahr's Working Group for Interdisciplinary Research in Trauma, Narrative and Performance.

Posted on October 7, 2014, in Events, News, School of Education, School of Social Sciences, School of the Arts. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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