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
To find out more visit the Assuming Gender blog.
|22 February||The Babadook Film Screening||15:00||Room 1.01|
|22 March||Sarah Hill. Title tbc||15:00||Room 2.47|
|17 May||Katherine Mansfield. Title tbc||15:00||Room 1.02|
Centre for Critical and Cultural Theory (CCCT)
|1 February||Ana Cecilia Dinerstein (University of Bath)||The Radical Subject and its Critical Theory: Theorising without Parachutes||17:15||Room 2.47|
|15 February||Chris Weedon (School of English, Communication and Philosophy, Cardiff University)||The Cultural Politics of Memory: The Case of the German Democratic Republic||17:15||Room 2.47|
|15 March||Serena Bassi (School of Modern Languages, Cardiff University)||'Accelerated by the Digital Age?' Hearing the internet in Underground Electronic Music||17:15||Room 2.47|
|29 March||Julia Ng (Goldsmiths, University of London)||A Small History of “Sincerity” (Rousseau, Gide, Benjamin)’||17:15||Room 2.47|
|5 April||Laura Kilbride (Cambridge University)||Title tbc||17:15||Room 2.47|
|10 May||Olga Goriunova (Royal Holloway, University of London)||Title tbc||17:15||Room 2.47|
|24 May||Rina Ramdev (University of Delhi)||The “Mobile Republic” and the Politics of Dissent||17:15||Room 2.47|
Centre for Editorial and Intertextual Research (CEIR)
To find out more about this centre visit the CEIR blog.
|6 February||Rosario Arias (University of Malaga)||Material Traces and Tactility in Neo-Victorian Literature and Culture||17:30||Room 2.47|
|21 February||Carrie Smith (School of English, Communication and Philosophy, Cardiff University)||Ted Hughes’s Birthday Letters||17:30||Room 2.48|
|21 March||Matt Hayler (University of Birmingham)||Digital and Ambient Literature: How Resistance Was Futile and the Future of Books Might Not Be Awful||17:30||Room 2.48|
|4 April||Lise Jaillant (Loughborough University)||"Modernist” Publishers, Publishers of “Modernism”||17:30||Room 2.48|
|9 May||Nicky Marsh (University of Southampton)||Gender and Sacrifice in the Work of Thomas Pynchon||17:30||Room 2.48|
|June||Michael 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 February||Jonathan Morris (School of Welsh, Cardiff)||The effects of long-term language contact and revitalisation on phonological and phonetic variation: Examples from Welsh-English bilingual communities||12:10||Room 0.31|
|8 March||Mike 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 meetings||12:10||Room 0.31|
|29 March||Esther-Miriam Wagner (Woolf Institute; University of Cambridge)||Social transformation and language change in medieval Jewish Arabic||12:10||Room 0.31|
|5 April||Ben Saunders (Keele University)||Integrating health communication research within clinical trials: critical reflections on challenges and opportunities||12:10||Room 0.31|
|4 May||Sali Tagliamonte (University of Toronto)||The Ontario Dialects Project: A Canadian approach to innovation and obsolesecene||13.10||Room 0.31|
Cardiff Creative Writing - visiting writer series
|30 January||Damian Walford Davies||Poet, author of Judas, Alabaster Girls and Witch.||19:00||Octavo’s Book Café and Wine Bar, West Bute Street, Cardiff Bay|
|20 February||Tessa Hadley||Novelist and short storyist, author of The Past, Clever Girl and Sunstroke and Married Love.||19:00||Octavo’s Book Café and Wine Bar, West Bute Street, Cardiff Bay|
|27 March||Tom Pow||Scottish poet and travel writer, author of In Another World: Among Europe’s Dying Villages and In The Becoming (selected and new poems).||19:00||Octavo’s Book Café and Wine Bar, West Bute Street, Cardiff Bay|
|3 April||Rhian Edwards||IPoet, author of Clueless Dogs, winner of the Wales Book of the Year 2013.||19:00||Octavo’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 February||Sara Pons-Sanz (School of English, Communication and Philosophy, Cardiff University)||Exploring Orm’s Norse-Derived Terms||17:15||Room 0.31|
|9 February||Raluca Radulescu (Bangor University)||Knowledge and Power: Writing Chronicles in Fifteenth-century England||17:15||Room 0.31|
|9 March||Dale Kedwards (Syddansk University, Odense)||Who Lives in a House Like This? The Icelandic Völundarhús and Legendary Smiths in Medieval Literature||17:15||Room 0.31|
|16 March||Elliot Kendall (University of Exeter)||Malory’s Politics||17:15||Room 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 February||Charlotte Newey (School of English, Communication and Philosophy, Cardiff University)||Title tbc||16:15||Room 3.58|
|22 February||Joel Jrueger (University of Exeter)||Title tbc||16:15||Room 3.58|
|8 March||Sebastian Nye (University of Oxford)||Title tbc||16:15||Room 3.58|
|29 March||Neil Sinhababu (National University of Singapore)||Title tbc||16:15||Room 3.58|
|Room 3.58||Rebecca Roache (Royal Holloway, University of London)||Title tbc||16:15||Room 3.58|
For more information on our events, please contact us.
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