Seminar series

Mae'r cynnwys hwn ar gael yn Saesneg yn unig.

A hallmark of our vibrant and dynamic culture, our seminar series bring the latest topics to life for students and staff, sparking lively debate.

All seminars take place in the John Percival Building unless otherwise stated.

All teaching and research staff, postgraduates, undergraduates and other colleagues within the School are welcome to attend. The seminars are also open to the general public.

Upcoming seminars – Spring 2017

Assuming Gender

To find out more visit the Assuming Gender blog.

22 FebruaryThe Babadook Film Screening                                                                              15:00Room 1.01
22 MarchSarah Hill. Title tbc15:00 Room 2.47
17  MayKatherine Mansfield. Title tbc15:00 Room 1.02

Centre for Critical and Cultural Theory (CCCT)

1 FebruaryAna Cecilia Dinerstein (University of Bath)The Radical Subject and its Critical Theory: Theorising without Parachutes17:15Room 2.47
15 FebruaryChris Weedon (School of English, Communication and Philosophy, Cardiff University)The Cultural Politics of Memory: The Case of the German Democratic Republic17:15Room 2.47
15 MarchSerena Bassi (School of Modern Languages, Cardiff University)'Accelerated by the Digital Age?' Hearing the internet in Underground Electronic Music17:15Room 2.47
29 MarchJulia Ng (Goldsmiths, University of London)A Small History of “Sincerity” (Rousseau, Gide, Benjamin)’17:15Room 2.47
5 AprilLaura Kilbride (Cambridge University)Title tbc17:15Room 2.47
10 MayOlga Goriunova (Royal Holloway, University of London)Title tbc17:15Room 2.47
24 MayRina Ramdev (University of Delhi)The “Mobile Republic” and the Politics of Dissent17:15Room 2.47

Centre for Editorial and Intertextual Research (CEIR)

To find out more about this centre visit the CEIR blog.

6 FebruaryRosario Arias (University of Malaga)Material Traces and Tactility in Neo-Victorian Literature and Culture17:30Room 2.47
21 FebruaryCarrie Smith (School of English, Communication and Philosophy, Cardiff University)Ted Hughes’s Birthday Letters17:30Room 2.48
21 MarchMatt Hayler (University of Birmingham)Digital and Ambient Literature: How Resistance Was Futile and the Future of Books Might Not Be Awful17:30Room 2.48
4 AprilLise Jaillant (Loughborough University)"Modernist” Publishers, Publishers of “Modernism”17:30Room 2.48
9 MayNicky Marsh (University of Southampton)Gender and Sacrifice in the Work of Thomas Pynchon17:30Room 2.48
JuneMichael Gamer (University of Pennsylvania)Subscription Reprinting: Charlotte Smith’s third and Fifth Elegiac Sonnets
*details to be confirmed: postponed from December 2016*

Centre for Language and Communication Research (CLCR)

To find out more about this centre visit the CLCR blog.

8 FebruaryJonathan Morris (School of Welsh, Cardiff)The effects of long-term language contact and revitalisation on phonological and phonetic variation: Examples from Welsh-English bilingual communities12:10Room 0.31
8 MarchMike Handford (School of English, Communication and Philosophy, Cardiff University)The only Scotsman who don’t like Scotch’: A corpus-informed study of nationality markers in business meetings12:10Room 0.31
29 MarchEsther-Miriam Wagner (Woolf Institute; University of Cambridge)Social transformation and language change in medieval Jewish Arabic12:10Room 0.31
5 AprilBen Saunders (Keele University)Integrating health communication research within clinical trials: critical reflections on challenges and opportunities12:10Room 0.31
4 MaySali Tagliamonte (University of Toronto)The Ontario Dialects Project: A Canadian approach to innovation and obsolesecene13.10Room 0.31

Cardiff Creative Writing - visiting writer series

DateSpeaker TimeVenue
30 JanuaryDamian Walford DaviesPoet, author of Judas, Alabaster Girls and Witch.19:00Octavo’s Book Café and Wine Bar, West Bute Street, Cardiff Bay
20 FebruaryTessa HadleyNovelist and short storyist, author of The Past, Clever Girl and Sunstroke and Married Love.19:00Octavo’s Book Café and Wine Bar, West Bute Street, Cardiff Bay
27 MarchTom PowScottish poet and travel writer, author of In Another World: Among Europe’s Dying Villages and In The Becoming (selected and new poems).19:00Octavo’s Book Café and Wine Bar, West Bute Street, Cardiff Bay
3 AprilRhian EdwardsIPoet, author of Clueless Dogs, winner of the Wales Book of the Year 2013.19:00Octavo’s Book Café and Wine Bar, West Bute Street, Cardiff Bay

Readings will be followed by an open mic with Cardiff Postgraduate students.

Medieval and Modern Early Research Initiative (MEMORI)

To find out more about the initiative visit the Cardiff MEMORI blog.

2 FebruarySara Pons-Sanz (School of English, Communication and Philosophy, Cardiff University)Exploring Orm’s Norse-Derived Terms17:15Room 0.31
9 February Raluca Radulescu (Bangor University)Knowledge and Power: Writing Chronicles in Fifteenth-century England17:15Room 0.31
9 MarchDale Kedwards (Syddansk University, Odense)Who Lives in a House Like This? The Icelandic Völundarhús and Legendary Smiths in Medieval Literature17:15Room 0.31
16 MarchElliot Kendall (University of Exeter)Malory’s Politics17:15Room 0.31

Philosophy Research Group

These also constitute Cardiff branch meetings of the Royal Institute of Philosophy.

To find out more about the group visit the Cardiff Philosophy Research Group blog.

8 FebruaryCharlotte Newey (School of English, Communication and Philosophy, Cardiff University)Title tbc 16:15Room 3.58
22 FebruaryJoel Jrueger (University of Exeter)Title tbc16:15Room 3.58
8 MarchSebastian Nye (University of Oxford)Title tbc16:15Room 3.58
29 MarchNeil Sinhababu (National University of Singapore)Title tbc16:15Room 3.58
Room 3.58 Rebecca Roache (Royal Holloway, University of London)Title tbc16:15Room 3.58

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