Call for Papers

Substance Use and Abuse in the Long Nineteenth Century (CfP, Edge Hill University, 13-14 September 2018)

  This two-day interdisciplinary conference examines the changing roles of drugs and chemical substances in the history, literature and medical discourses of the long nineteenth century. Speakers include Professor Susan Zieger, University of California Riverside, Dr Noelle Plack, Newman University and Dr Douglas Small, University of Glasgow. ‘The body (follow me Read more…

Seminars and Lectures

Crossing the (B)order of Immersion: Phantasmal Intersubjectivity, Co-Presence and the Emersivity of Literary Characters (Seminar, Durham, 23 May 2018)

The next Inventions of the Text seminar will take place on Wednesday 23 May, at 17.30 in the Seminar Room of the Department of English Studies (Hallgarth House, 77 Hallgarth Street, Durham DH1 3AY). Dr Marco Bernini (Durham) will be giving a paper titled: Crossing the (B)order of Immersion: Phantasmal Intersubjectivity, Co-Presence and the Read more…

PGR/ECR Network

“Ceaseless is Madame’s fight against the ravages of Old Man Time”: Ageing and Agelessness in Interwar Britain (Talk, Durham, 22 May 2018)

Associate Professor of Medical Humanities, James Stark (University of Leeds) will be joining the Postgraduate and ECR Network at Durham’s Centre for Medical Humanities, to give a talk on his work for the AHRC-funded Endless Possibilities of Rejuvenation project. Examining how our attitudes towards ageing and rejuvenation changed in the Read more…

Centre for Medical Humanities