|La Sagrada Familia, Barcelona|
Thursday, January 31, 2013
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
This semester there will be three English Research Seminars. They take place on Wednesdays in the Priestman Building and start at 5pm. Staff and students from all faculties are welcome.
|Ilich Ramírez Sánchez: a.k.a. 'Carlos the Jackal'|
- March 20th 2013, Priestman 215, 5pm: Dr Ann-Marie Einhaus (Northumbria University) 'Reading and teaching the First World War'
- April 24th 2013, Priestman 201, 5pm: Dr David Fallon (Sunderland University) '''Fashionable Booksellers, Fashioning Authors": Shelley, Peacock, and the Hookham's Bookshop and Library'
- May 29th 2013, Priestman 201, 5pm: Dr Samuel Thomas (University of Durham) '"Yours in Revolution": Retrofitting Carlos the Jackal'
Monday, January 21, 2013
|Francisco Franco 1892-1975|
- Tuesday February 5th 2013, Priestman 102, 5pm: Dr Henry Knight (Northumbria University): 'The paradox of water: Florida and environmental imagery in the Gilded Age'
- Thursday March 7th 2013, Priestman 102, 5pm: Professor Helen Graham (Royal Holloway, University of London): ‘The past that will not pass away? Francoism and present-day Spain’s ‘memory wars’ in national and international context’
- Thursday April 25th 2013, Priestman 102, 5pm: Dr Jenny Rampling (University of Cambridge): 'Practically making the philosophers' stone: recreating alchemical experiments'
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Samuel Johnson by James Barry, oil on canvascirca 1788-80 NPG
|Sunderland University students on Roker Beach|
John Williams, who was awarded a First Class degree in English Language and Linguistics and TESOL from the University of Sunderland in 2012, is to start work on his PhD next month. His research will investigate the reasons why UK-based students with English as a second or additional language appear not to go on to study English Language and Literature in higher education in very high numbers. His research will be supervised by Drs Susan Mandala and Felicity Breet.
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