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Sixth Annual School of Arts and Humanities Research Conference – Day Two

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The sixth Annual Research Conference from the School of Arts and Humanities, featuring presentations from the postgraduate community, staff researchers and keynote speakers.

  • From: Friday 24 June 2016, 9 am
  • To: Friday 24 June 2016, 5 pm
  • Location: Lecture Theatre 7, Newton building, Main Entrance, Nottingham Trent University, City Campus, Goldsmith Street, Nottingham, NG1 4BU
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Day two of the sixth Annual School of Arts and Humanities Research Conference will include:

  • staff and student presentations
  • keynote lecture from Professor Peter Hulme, University of Essex
  • inaugural lecture from Dr Carl Thompson, NTU
  • networking opportunities
  • lunch and refreshments.


Friday 24th June

9 am: Registration and refreshments

9 am: Keynote lecture by Professor Peter Hulme, University of Essex – The Dinner at Gonfarone’s: Pan-American Literature in New York in the Early Twentieth Century

10.30 am: English Panel

  • Dr Carina Hart – Kant, Beauty and Moral Goodness in the Gothic Short Stories of J. Sheridan Le Fanu
  • Dr Stephanie Palmer – Reading for Womanhood, Reading for America: American Women Writers and British Reviewers, 1865-1914
  • Dr Daniel Cordle – Burning Books: The Archive and Nuclear Culture in the Late Cold War

11.45 am: Refreshment break

12 pm: Readership inaugural lecture from Dr Carl Thompson – Journeys to Authority: Reassessing Women's Early Travel Writing, 1763-1860

1 pm: Lunch and networking opportunity

2 pm: History panel

  • Professor Martyn Bennett – “By the book” and “on the hoof”, Early Career Generals and Civil Wars. Generalship in 1642
  • Dr Alun Thomas – Was the Soviet Union an Empire? Evidence from Central Asian Memoir
  • Dr Duncan Grewcock – Museum Geographies: Actual and Possible

3.15 pm: Refreshment break

3.30 pm: Postgraduate researcher panel

  • Rebecca Butler – From Forgotten Author to “Queen of the Baths”: Mrs Stisted’s Letters from the Bye-Ways of Italy (1845), Text, Paratexts and Touristic Afterlife
  • Amy Williams – The Imagined Other: A Kindertransportee to a Syrian Refugee Child
  • Amy Watson – Raking out Hell: Predatory Masculinities in Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire's The Sylph (c.1778)

Day two closes at 5 pm.

Booking information

This event is free and open to staff and students.

We require you to book your place in advance using the booking form. This enables us to accurately forecast catering and room requirements for the event.

Location details


Lecture Theatre 7, Newton building, Main Entrance


Nottingham Trent University
City Campus
Goldsmith Street


Please use the Trinity Square Car Park or public transport.

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