Seminar 2014/15 – Programme

1st TERM:

8th October

22nd October

  • Alexandra Lee – “Plague and piety: the Bianchi of 1399 at Lucca and Pistoia”
  • Naomi Fukuzawa – “Self, love and ghosts – narrating modern Japan in the literature of Lafcadio Hearn, Pierre Loti, Mori Ogai and Natsume Soseki”

5th November

  • Tina Sørensen – “Just a Dark Place? New Perspectives on Peripheral Denmark in Carsten Ingemann’s Nocturnal Photographs”

19th November

3rd December

  •   Alex Woodcock – “Theories of Mind in International Relations”

9th December 

  •   Round Table & Christmas Party

2nd TERM:

14th January

  • Gabriella Caminotto – Doing ‘Women’s Work’: Gendered Discourses in UK Higher Education Administration

28th January

  • Andrew Hines – “Rewriting Reality with China Mieville”

11th February

  •  Melissa Powell – Anna Magnani and the Italian ‘Earth Mother’: Ideologies of the Mother and Nationhood in Cinema

25th February

  • Wenqing Peng  – An ancient Chinese historical novel “Three Kingdoms” and its translation in the West

11th March

  • Stefano Rossoni – The Interplay between Sexuality and Fiction in the Novels of J. M. Coetzee, Milan Kundera, Philip Roth and Mario Vargas Llosa

25th March

  • Roundtable

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