Seminar series

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 – Autumn 2016

Assuming Gender

12 OctoberCatherine Paula HanThe Second Wave: Legacies, Afterlives and Appropriations17:00

Room 2.47
26 OctoberRebecca Spear'Love and Friendship’, film adaptation of Jane Austen’s Lady Susan, accompanied by Rebecca’s paper entitled 'What a woman she must be!': Constructing Gender and Female Intimacy in Austen's Lady Susan and Stillman's Love and Friendship15:00 – 18:00Room 2.47
16 NovemberMatthew McGradyWomen (and Wonder Woman) in the Comic Book Industry15:00 – 17:00Room 2.47
30 NovemberLouise CherifHats off to Elizabeth Bishop: Exchanging Gender and the Stone Roses.15:00– 17:00Room 3.58
7 December Assuming Gender Annual Lecture - title TBC17:00 – 19:00Room 2.01

Centre for Critical and Cultural Theory (CCCT)

19 OctoberJosh Cohen (Goldsmith’s)Sluggishness17:15Room 2.47
9 NovemberClaudio Celis (Diego Portales, Chile)Cinema and Capitalism: the Case of Found-Footage Films17:15Room 2.47
23 NovemberAdam Harper (City University, London)'Accelerated by the Digital Age?' Hearing the internet in Underground Electronic Music17:15Room 2.47
1 DecemberAndrew Goffey (Nottingham)'Does Critical Theory Need a Politics of Software?17:15Room 3.58

Centre for Editorial and Intertextual Research (CEIR)

25 OctoberVerity Hunt (Southampton)Stories from the City, Stories from the Sea: Locative Literature and Narrative Archaeology17:30Room 2.03
8 NovemberEmily Rohrbach (Manchester)Voice and Dispossession: A Comparative PoeticsOrganised in association with Cardiff Romanticism and Eighteenth-Century Seminar (CRECS)17:30Room 2.03
29 NovemberTom Abba (UWE)The Road to Ambient Literature17:30Room 2.03
5 DecemberMichael Gamer (Pennsylvania)TBC 
Organised in association with Cardiff Romanticism and Eighteenth-Century Seminar (CRECS)
17:15Room 2.01

Centre for Language and Communication Research (CLCR)

5 OctoberSvenja Adolphs  (Nottingham)Talking with technology in everyday contexts12:10Room 3.58
19 OctoberEnlli Thomas (Bangor)Acquiring vocabulary and morphology under conditions of   minority- and majority-language input sources: the case of Welsh and English12:10Room 3.58
9 NovemberSara Pons-Sanz (Cardiff)The identification of Norse-derived terms in English: OE brÄ“ad, a case study12:10Room 3.58
16 NovemberAnthony Grant (Edge Hill)The boundaries of borrowing12:10Room 3.58
30 NovemberFiona Jordan (Bristol)Evolutionary approaches to cultural and linguistic diversity12:10Room 3.58

Centre for Medieval Studies

8 NovemberVenetia Bridges (Surrey)Alexander Romances as International Literature17:15Room 2.47
29 NovemberAlex Langlands (Swansea)The Lost City of Searobyrig: Late Saxon Urbanism and Old Sarum17:15Room 2.47

Medieval and Modern Early Research Initiative (MEMORI)

29 SeptemberRichard Wilson (Kingston)Wheel of Fire: Memory and Mourning at the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre17:15Room 2.47
17 NovemberRoberta Magnani (Swansea)Chaucer’s Finger Trouble17:15Room 2.47
1 DecemberLesley Coote (Hull)Robin Hood and Waterways17:15Room 2.47

Philosophy Research Group

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

28 SeptemberChon Tejedor (Hertfordshire)The Early Wittgenstein on Ethics and Religion16:15Room 3.58
12 OctoberMatteo Bonotti(Politics, Cardiff) joint work with Yael Peled (McGill)Aural Morality: Accent and the Democratic Soundscape16:15Room 3.58
26 OctoberAnya Farennikova (Bristol)TBC16:15Room 3.58
9 NovemberStephanie Rennick (Cardiff)TBC16:15Room 3.58
30 NovemberDianna Taylor (John Carroll)TBC16:15Room 3.58
7 DecemberPeter Sedgwick (Cardiff)TBC16:15Room 3.58

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