2 October 2012

Inventions of the Text 2012 - Call for Papers!!!

After the last year’s success, the Inventions of the Text, a staff-student fortnightly seminar series is back for 2012!

This lecture series is organised by the Department of English Studies at Durham University, and gives PhD students within the Department an opportunity to present their work.

Lectures should be of 45 minutes' duration, with extra time for questions. Joint lecture proposals of an hour's duration are also welcome. The theme for this year’s lectures is “Literature and …” This is meant to encourage an interdisciplinary approach. Possible lecture topics could be “Literature and War”, “Literature and Philosophy”, “Literature and Art”, and so on.

For more information about Inventions of the Text 2012, please feel free to e-mail us at inventionsofthetext@gmail.com, or visit our blog at inventionsofthetext.blogspot.co.uk.

The lectures will be held fortnightly on Wednesday afternoons, at the English Department.

Please e-mail us a short lecture proposal of up to 250 words, including a tentative title.

Please feel free to e-mail us in case of further questions.

Amy Finch, Natasha Cooper, and Nicoletta Asciuto

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