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Current postgraduate research seminars

2015/16 research seminar programme

Semester 2

Friday 4th March 2016 (5pm in B215):

Bram Van Leuveren (Department of Comparative Literature):
'Mastering the Art of Hospitality: The Contentious Reception of Different Foreign Embassies at the Court of Henri III of France, January-March 1585.'

Guadalupe Elisa (Department of Spanish)
'Rosa de Castaño (1910) and her Novels of Rural Mexico.'

Wednesday 06th April 2016 (5pm in B215):

Jacopo Colombini

(Deptartment of Italian) 
'Lampedusa in Hamburg: Re‐representing Lampedusa in a Transnational Context'


María Gracia Rodríguez Fernández

(Deparment of Spanish; visiting this semester from the University of Granada)
'Jaime Gil de Biedma and the Anglo-American influence in his poetry'

Tea/coffee and cake will be provided! All are welcome.  

PG Seminar 6 April 2016 (PDF, 272 KB)

Wednesday 20th April 2016 (5pm in Arts Seminar 5):

Tiran Manucharyan (Department of Arabic & Persian Studies):
'Abū al-ʿIlā al-Salāmūnī: the rewriting of history in the Egyptian theatre in the 1970-80s'

Karen Brown (Department of Spanish)
"Creatively Contained or Culturally Constrained?: A closer look at the Waldeen translations of Neruda's Canto general"