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Events in the School of Arts, Languages and Cultures

Chorus UK: It’s a Swing Thing

19:30 - 21:30 04 April 2020

Enjoy the magic of the swing era with this collection of music from the golden Big Band Era. This concert has something for everyone. Songs include classics such as Sing, Sing Sing, Take the A Train, Fly Me to the Moon, plus many, many more! Price 14+ £12/ Under 14 £6 Tickets can be purchased from www.andybooth.co.uk/tickets

LITERATURE LIVE: An Evening with Hilary Mantel hosted by Kamila Shamsie

19:00 - 20:20 19 April 2020

Manchester Literature Festival and the Centre for New Writing are delighted to present An Evening with Hilary Mantel. One of our most remarkable writers, Hilary has written a feast of novels, memoirs and short stories including A Place of Greater Safety, Beyond Black, Fludd and The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher. It is with the epic and e..

Literature Live: Jessica Moor and Juliet Bates

18:30 - 19:45 20 April 2020

Join Jessica Moor and Juliet Bates this spring as they celebrate the launch of their new publications. Jessica Moor studied English at Cambridge before completing a Creative Writing MA at The University of Manchester. Prior to this she spent a year working in the violence against women and girls sector and this experience inspired her first..

CIDRAL Public Lecture: Christina Lupton (Copenhagen): 'Queer Times for the Straight Book: Michel Serres and Maggie Nelson'

17:00 - 19:00 21 April 2020

This event is part of CIDRAL's Public Intellectuals, Popularity and Populism programme. Christina Lupton (University of Copenhagen) will deliver a public lecture entitled 'Queer Times for the Straight Book: Michel Serres and Maggie Nelson'. This paper reads Nelson's The Argonauts together with Michael Serres’s arguments for non-chronologic..

CIDRAL Key Ideas Seminar: 'Michel Serres, The Troubadour of Knowledge': Led by Christina Lupton (Copenhagen)

14:00 - 16:00 22 April 2020

This event is part of CIDRAL's Public Intellectuals, Popularity and Populism programmes Christina Lupton (University of Copenhagen) will lead a CIDRAL Key Ideas Seminar entitled Michel Serres, The Troubadour of Knowledge. This is the most pedagogical and in some sense most accessible text by philosopher Michel Serres. We'll be tackling it as..

Gabriel Neiva (Manchester): 'Amerindian traditions in fictional writings: A literary panorama of the Guianas'

17:00 - 18:30 22 April 2020

Part of the Centre for Latin American and Caribbean Studies seminar series. Abstract: The national literatures of the Guianas, when contrasted with Amerindian oratures, present some striking continuities. Departing from the recurrent use of the regionally specific Amerindian notion of kanaima, the analysis of chosen literary texts reveals the..

History lunchtime seminar: Misha Ewen - Women and the economy in the early modern English Empire

13:00 - 13:50 22 April 2020

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Anne Murphy (Hertfordshire) 'Embracing change: 'economical reform' at the 18th-century Bank

16:00 - 18:30 23 April 2020

4.15 - 5.30: 23 April (Uni Place_3.204) Anne Murphy (Hertfordshire) 'Embracing change: 'economical reform' at the 18th-century Bank of England'

Ehrhardt Seminar: David Bell (University of Manchester) ‘Mortality Patterns and Bereavement Language in 1 Thessalonians: the Impact of Children in the Community of the Text’

14:00 - 16:00 23 April 2020

The Centre for Biblical Studies weekly seminar series. These seminars are free with no registration required. Seminars last 90 minutes including a 30 minute Q&A session. Tea and biscuits to follow. For more on the Center for Biblical Studies, please see our website at http://www.alc.manchester.ac.uk/religions-and-theology/research/centre-for-..

History research seminar: Anne Murphy (Hertfordshire) 'Embracing change: 'economical reform' at the 18th-century Bank of England'

16:15 - 17:30 23 April 2020