Department of English and Modern Languages

  • Conferences

  • Past conferences

    • Mapping the Self: Place, Identity, Nationality

      This one-day postgraduate symposium seeks to explore issues surrounding the formation of identities both national and individual and how the process is related to place, language, and literature.
      15 December 2012

    • Modernist magazines in the Americas: Points of Departure

      This one-day conference is hosted jointly by Oxford Brookes University and the Rothermere American Institute at the University of Oxford
      12 December 2012

    • Victorian Things: Nineteenth-Century Literature and Material Culture

      This one-day symposium will reflect on, and respond to, the current materialist turn in Victorian Studies and Thing Theory.
      22 September 2012

    • Arts Sustainability

      A one-day symposium and dialogue process curated by SSRU and hosted by ARP featuring contributions from three leading figures in the field of arts and sustainability - Arran Stibbe, Hildegard Kurt and Peter Gingold.
      18 March 2011

    • Paris and London in Postcolonial Imagery

      One of the greatest challenges of the 21st century is to understand how migrants, settled in multicultural metropolises, contribute to renewing literary canons and reshaping national identities.
      18 June 2009

    • Impossible Dialogue

      Joseph Beuys' Irish Energies (reconstruction) 2007 by Sean Lynch; peat briquettes, butter; original made in 1974
      27 March 2009

    • Womens literary networks

      This one-day conference seeks to explore from a variety of perspectives the ways in which women's literary achievements have been shaped by their relationships with one another.
      08 April 2008

    • Scott, Romance and ‘Real History’

      The Eighth International Scott Conference
      30 July 2007