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Future events in the School of English.

For all past events please refer to the Events Archive.

Understanding our multilingual world exhibition - Being Human festival

Understanding our multilingual world exhibition - Being Human festival

Date
18 - 24/11/2017
Location:
Meadows library
Description
Taken by members of the public, photographs will display what multilingualism means to different people and their communities.
Gallery tour of the exhibition 'Collected Words' - Being Human festival

Gallery tour of the exhibition 'Collected Words' - Being Human festival

Date
20/11/2017
Location:
Nottingham Lakeside Arts
Description
Join one of the curators for a guided tour of the Manuscripts and Special Collections' City of Literature exhibition Collected Words.

Encounters: Writers and Translators in Conversation

Date
20/11/2017
Location:
A01 Highfield House
Description
Ursula Krechel (German author of Landgericht, 2012) and Mandy Wight (translator into English) to read from their work, talk about theory and practice of translation and answer questions from the audience.
Switchboard II - Being Human festival

Switchboard II - Being Human festival

Date
21/11/2017
Location:
Low Pavement
Description
Enter a phone booth and leave your own answer machine messages, imagining calls yet to be made.
The rise, fall and revival of the modern bookshop - Being Human festival

The rise, fall and revival of the modern bookshop - Being Human festival

Date
21/11/2017
Description
Explore how independent bookshops have been important institutions in the development of modern literature and culture.
Hungry for words? Let's talk about food – with men. Being Human festival

Hungry for words? Let's talk about food – with men. Being Human festival

Date
22/11/2017
Description
Calling all men! Join a cafe drop-in session to tell your thoughts about food.
Losing yourself in a book – the 'Boots Booklovers Library'. Being Human festival

Losing yourself in a book – the 'Boots Booklovers Library'. Being Human festival

Date
22/11/2017
Location:
Five Leaves Bookshop
Description
This talk will remember the style and elegance of the libraries which were show pieces of contemporary interior design and most importantly the stories of the librarians who worked there.

Encounters: Writers and Translators in Conversation

Date
23/11/2017
Location:
A09 Highfield House
Description
Ursula Krechel (German author of Landgericht, 2012) and Mandy Wight (translator into English) to read from their work, talk about theory and practice of translation and answer questions from the audience.
Switchboard III - Being Human festival

Switchboard III - Being Human festival

Date
23/11/2017
Location:
Wired Cafe
Description
A live literature event exploring the legacy of the telephone and sharing new and published writing by emerging and established voices.
Lost authors: Geoffrey Trease. Being Human festival

Lost authors: Geoffrey Trease. Being Human festival

Date
24/11/2017
Description
This workshop will re-exam the impact of Trease and explore literature and its place in Nottingham's local history and culture.
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Events over the past 12 months

Lunchtime Talk by Local Author and Honorary Assistant Professor, Alison Moore: Location and Landscape

Lunchtime Talk by Local Author and Honorary Assistant Professor, Alison Moore: Location and Landscape
Date
26/10/2017
Location:
Djanogly Theatre, Nottingham Lakeside Arts University Park
Description
A lunchtime talk for the Collected Words exhibition.Man Booker Prize shortlisted writer of fiction, Alison Moore, will be exploring the influence of location and landscape in her novels, including a work in progress. She will be looking at inspiration, research and the fictionalisation of settings including the English Midlands, the Scottish Borders, the Rhineland and the seaside.

Afternoon Tea with Joe Dunthorne

Afternoon Tea with Joe Dunthorne
Date
05/10/2017
Location:
CLAS English Common Room, Trent Building

The Letters Page, Vol. 2 launch

The Letters Page, Vol. 2 launch
Date
05/10/2017
Location:
Five Leaves Bookshop, Long Row, Nottingham
Description
Vol.2 of The Letters Page continues a celebration of the printed object which we started with Vol 1's boxed set of letters...

Manuscripts and Special Collections Lunch Time Talk: Local Author Alison Moore: Location and Landscape

Manuscripts and Special Collections Lunch Time Talk: Local Author Alison Moore: Location and Landscape
Date
16/11/2017
Description
Talk by Dr Adam Rounce: Castrating Rochester: John Wilmot's Manuscript Poetry

Manuscripts and Special Collections Lunch Time Talk: Local Author Alison Moore: Location and Landscape

Manuscripts and Special Collections Lunch Time Talk: Local Author Alison Moore: Location and Landscape
Date
26/10/2017
Description
Local Author Alison Moore: Location and Landscape

Manuscripts and Special Collections Lunch Time Talk: New Additions to the DH Lawrence Collections

Manuscripts and Special Collections Lunch Time Talk: New Additions to the DH Lawrence Collections
Date
28/09/2017
Location:
Djanogly Theatre
Description
Talk by Dr Andrew Harrison on the new additions to the DH Lawrence Collections.

Open Day - 1 July 2017

Open Day - 1 July 2017
Date
01/07/2017
Location:
University Park Campus
Description
Visit us and find out more about studying English at the University of Nottingham.

Open Day - 15 September 2017

Open Day - 15 September 2017
Date
15/09/2017
Location:
University Park Campus
Description
Visit us and find out more about studying English at the University of Nottingham.

Open Day - 16 September 2017

Open Day - 16 September 2017
Date
16/09/2017
Location:
University Park Campus
Description
Visit us and find out more about studying English at the University of Nottingham.

Open Day - 30 June 2017

Open Day - 30 June 2017
Date
30/06/2017
Location:
University Park Campus
Description
Visit us and find out more about studying English at the University of Nottingham.
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