SOTA Research Seminar and Event Programme – Spring 2015

The spring line-up of SOTA research seminars and events has been announced. All Seminars will be held in Room MY120 at 2.15pm unless otherwise stated. All University of Northampton staff and students are welcome to attend.

William Morris (Wilimedia Commons)

William Morris (Wilimedia Commons)

Friday 23rd January – Midlands Interdisciplinary Victorian Studies Seminar, 11am-4pm, Room MY120, Avenue Campus with a keynote lecture by Dr Philippa Bennett, ‘‘Educate and Agitate: William Morris and the Meaning of Education.’

Thursday 29th January – Dr Sam Ladkin, ‘Against the Value of Art’ (The University of Sheffield).  Convened by Dr Renate Braueninger in Isham Light as part of Subject Future’s Week at 1pm.

Wednesday 4th February – Dr David Wilkinson (The University of Reading), ‘Ever Fallen In Love (With Someone You Shouldn’t’ve?): Punk, Politics and Same-Sex Passion.’  Venue: Avenue Boardroom.

Wednesday 11th February – Helen Backhouse (Research & Strategic Bidding Office), ‘SOTA Research Skills Workshop: Finding Unorthodox Sources of Research Funding.’  Venue: MR34.

Wednesday 18th February – Dr Greg Tate (The University of Surrey), ‘William Wordsworth, Humphry Davy, and the Forms of Nature’. Venue: Avenue Boardroom.

Wednesday 25th February – Dr Julie King (The University of Northampton), ‘Textiles: 250 Shades of Grey’. Venue: MY120.

Wednesday 4th March – Dr Laurence Marriott (The University of Northampton), ‘Masculine sentimentality in the short stories of O. Henry and Damon Runyon.’  Venue: MY120.

Wednesday 11th March – Prof. Dr. Abbas Deygan Darweesh (University of Babylon), ‘The Importance of Teaching Listening Comprehension at the University Level’. Venue: MR36.

Derek Jarman (Photographer: Gorup de Besanez)

Derek Jarman (Photographer: Gorup de Besanez)

Wednesday 25th March – Professor Janet Wilson, ‘SOTA Research Skills Workshop: Publishing for Academics.’  Venue: MR10. THIS WORKSHOP HAS BEEN CANCELLED AND WILL BE RESCHEDULED DURING THE SUMMER TERM.

Wednesday 1st April 2015 – Dr Jodi-Anne George (University of Dundee), ‘Derek Jarman’s Mediaevalism’.  Venue: MY120.

Wednesday 8th April 2015 – ‘CoHaB Symposium: Personas in Production’ with Professor Janet Wilson and Melanie Wattenbarger (The University of Mumbai). Venue: MY120, start time, tbc.  THIS SYMPOSIUM HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL 2016.

For more information on these events and to get all the news on research in SOTA and our REF results, read the SOTA Research Bulletin and Events Guide for Spring 2015.

Finally, congratulations to Professor Janet Wilson on being nominated for 2015 UK New Zealander of the Year! Hopefully, we will be hearing good news when the prize is announced on 6th February 2015!

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 January 28, 2015, in Conferences, Events, News, Research Institutes and Centres, School of Social Sciences, School of the Arts, Workshops & Training. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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