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English and Creative Writing Showcase New Research to Students

On Thursday 24 October, researchers at the School of the Arts gave presentations on their new publications at a social event convened by Professor Richard Canning for English and Creative Writing undergraduates.

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From Cassin to Adorjan: Trauma Working Group Welcomes University of Melbourne Scholar

On the 27 June I paid a visit to Birkbeck College, University of London to see Yale University Professor  Jay Winter deliver a great lecture on Rene Cassin, one of the leading legal figures writing the text and orchestrating the political process which led to the inauguration of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (1948).

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Dr Lorna Jowett’s TV Fangdom impresses scholar at Spain’s University of Oviedo

Dr Lorna Jowett, Dr Stacey Abbott (The University of Roehampton) and Dr Mike Starr’s recent success with the TV Fangdom conference on Television Vampires (The University of Northampton, 7-8 June 2013), which featured key scholars Brigid Cherry and Marcus Recht as well as an outstanding presentation on often forgotten British TV vampires by BFI Television curator, Lisa Kerrigan has just welcomed a further success.  Dr María Mariño Faza, a lecturer at the University of Oviedo, Spain could not attend the conference but was so impressed by news of the scholars involved that she has decided to spend time researching representations of vampires and the supernatural at The University of Northampton School of the Arts this summer.

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