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CIRCL seminars in the Spring Term

Please find here the CIRCL seminars for Spring 2017: 18th January 2017, at 1 pm, Dr Chris Milson, former CIRCL BA, MA and PhD student, will be speaking on Reading Funny Words: Sex, Gender and Language in Silverberg and Smyth’s ‘Sex is … Continue reading

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CIRCL seminars – starting next week!

30th November 2016 – please note that this CIRCL seminar will run at a different time than usual! It will start at 2 pm and run to 3 pm: CIRCL Visiting Scholar Xu Dan will speak about: Discipline and Deviation: … Continue reading

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Tony Watkins lecture – all welcome!

A reminder that you are all warmly welcome at The Annual Tony Watkins Lecture on Children’s Literature, Culture, Media for 2016 Assistant Professor Helle Strandgaard Jensen from the Department of History, University of Aarhus in Denmark, expert on Scandinavian and … Continue reading

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CIRCL seminar – all welcome!

A reminder that there will be a CIRCL Research Seminar on Wednesday March 16th at 1 pm in HUMSS 110. by Dr Stefan Neubert and Katarina Schneider from the University of Cologne, Germany, on: ‘Interest, Discipline and Power in Dilthey … Continue reading

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Congratulations!

Many congratulations to CIRCL PhD student Chris Milson for passing his viva successfully on 11-03-2016 with his thesis ‘On Translation: Reading, Representation, and the Desire to Know’! External examiner: Dr Hannah Anglin-Jaffe from the University of Exeter, and internal examiner: … Continue reading

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CIRCL Seminar

The next CIRCL research seminar will be held on Wednesday, March 2nd at 1 pm in HUMSS 110. Chris Milson will be talking about ideas of the transgender child in the text Sex is a Funny Word by Cory Silverberg and … Continue reading

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CIRCL conference

At the forthcoming CIRCL conference in Seoul, Korea, on ‘Childhood and Gender’ Professor Karin Lesnik-Oberstein will give the keynote lecture and other CIRCL members, including Dr Sue Walsh, will be giving lectures. Past PhD students of CIRCL will be coming from Taiwan, … Continue reading

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We The Humanities – happy birthday!

We the Humanities, the brainchild of the department’s Kristina West and Jessica Sage, turns one this week. Launched during their CIRCL PhD studies, the past year has seen the rotation-curation Twitter project grow to 2,300 followers.  Guest editors have come … Continue reading

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Emerson in 140 characters?

Professor Karín Lesnik-Oberstein, Director of the Graduate Centre for International Research in Childhood: Literature, Culture, Media (CIRCL) and the MA (Res.) in Children’s Literature, writes: CIRCL are delighted to announce that CIRCL PhD student Krissie West, working on American Transcendentalism … Continue reading

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CIRCL in action…

Professor Karin Lesnik-Oberstein writes: Bielefeld Institute of Advanced Study Workshop on ‘Transformation of Childhood in Contemporary Britain’ Dr Jess Sage and Professor Karín Lesnik-Oberstein from the Department’s Graduate Centre for International Research in Childhood: Literature, Culture, Media (CIRCL), gave presentations … Continue reading

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