Monday, January 20, 2014

English Research Seminars

George R.R. Martin.
Source: Wikipedia
This semester there are four English Research Seminars featuring speakers from the University of Sunderland. Jamie Spears, a PhD student in English, kicks off the series with a talk entitled 'Late Victorian and Fin de Si√®cle Spiritualism in the North East' on Wednesday 19th February. On 19th March Dr Susan Mandala will present on 'The Archaic in George R.R. Martin's Novel A Game of Thrones: Re-Assessing Heroic Fiction on Stylistic Grounds'. PhD student Marjan Shokouhi will speak on 'Love and the Big City: Patrick Kavanagh in Dublin' on 2nd April. These events take place in Priestman 313 and start at 5pm. The final seminar will be given in June by Peter Dempsey and is entitled 'Morte D'Author: Philip Roth and the Writing Life' (date to be confirmed). As usual, student and staff from all faculties are welcome.


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