News & Events Archive
Wed, 03 Apr 2019 09:31:00 BST
On Friday May 10th, an ArtsLab-funded Fantasy Symposium brings together researchers, practitioners, and creative industry professionals to discuss theoretical and practical questions raised by using fantasy as a discourse and subject.
Tue, 04 Jun 2019 11:22:00 BST
Thu, 11 Oct 2018 12:54:00 BST
In this free public talk Professor Charmaine A. Nelson (McGill University) will examine fugitive slave advertisements, exploring how these unauthorised “portraits” allow us to recuperate signs of trauma inflicted upon enslaved people by white slave owners in Canada, particularly in 17th, 18th and 19th-century Nova Scotia and Quebec.
Wed, 15 May 2019 14:29:00 BST
Thu, 10 Jan 2019 12:49:00 GMT
Wed, 03 Apr 2019 09:58:00 BST
The Scottish Catholic Historical Association (SCHA, publishers of the Innes Review), the St Andrews foundation for Catholic Teacher Education, and the Scottish Affairs journal will hold a symposium at the University of Glasgow.
Wolves and Blood: Using Legend and Folktale in Literature - Thursday 4/4/19, 5.15 pm, Room 202, 4 University Gardens
Wed, 27 Mar 2019 09:54:00 GMT
Wed, 20 Mar 2019 12:51:00 GMT
Exchange Talk + Romantic National Song Network, Monday 18 March from 6-7.30pm, RCS, 100 Renfrew Street, G2 3DB
Wed, 13 Mar 2019 13:42:00 GMT
Tue, 26 Feb 2019 16:50:00 GMT
Tue, 26 Feb 2019 16:39:00 GMT
Helena Goodwyn, “Margaret Harkness, W. T. Stead and the Transatlantic Social Gospel Network”, 5:15pm, 27/02/19
Tue, 26 Feb 2019 16:05:00 GMT
Tue, 26 Feb 2019 12:36:00 GMT
Socialist Theory & Movements Network Seminar on Commonwealth ‘civil society’ and LBGTI movements, 5/2/19, 5.15-7pm, Lilybank Seminar Room, Bute Gardens
Thu, 31 Jan 2019 16:41:00 GMT
Matthew Waites (University of Glasgow): ‘The Political Sociology of Commonwealth Civil Society: A “Gramsci-sensitised” Critical Analysis of the London Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting as a Context for LGBTI Human Rights Claims’
Tue, 29 Jan 2019 11:55:00 GMT
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 16:28:00 GMT
Thu, 10 Jan 2019 16:19:00 GMT
Creative Conversations: Writer Angus Peter Campbell / Aonghas Phàdraig Caimbeul - Monday, 04/03/19, 13:00 - 14:00
Thu, 10 Jan 2019 16:07:00 GMT
As part of the on-going Creative Conversation speaker series poet and novelist Angus Peter Campbell comes to campus to chat about his writing. It all starts at 1pm, so bring your lunch and burning questions!
Thu, 10 Jan 2019 12:20:00 GMT
Wed, 09 Jan 2019 15:38:00 GMT
Mon, 26 Nov 2018 12:45:00 GMT
The University of Glasgow ‘Curious Travellers’ team (Prof. Nigel Leask, Dr Luca Guariento, Dr Alex Deans, and Dr Vivien Estelle Williams) invite you to a demonstration of the newly-launched website and a glass of wine to celebrate the conclusion of the project
Wed, 21 Nov 2018 17:26:00 GMT
Prof. Scott McCracken (Queen Mary, University of London) is currently General Editor of Dorothy Richardson Scholarly Editions Project: a collaboration between Queen Mary, the University of Oxford, the University of Birmingham, and Birkbeck, funded by a major AHRC grant.
'What's Next? Paths from English Literature': An Alumni-Student Evening - 9th November, 5.30-7.30 pm.
Thu, 08 Nov 2018 10:36:00 GMT
Wed, 10 Oct 2018 16:11:00 BST
Gail Honeyman is a graduate of the universities of Glasgow and Oxford. Her debut novel Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine won the Costa First Novel Award and the British Book Awards Book of the Year - CANCELLED
Wed, 10 Oct 2018 13:21:00 BST
It is the age of King Keich! Game show host King Keich rises to the highest position in the land bringing chaos, mayhem & mass murder in his wake. Inspired by Alfred Jarry’s Ubu Roi, with an added dose of Punch and Judy, King Keich is an absurdist romp about the pursuit of power.
Mon, 15 Oct 2018 10:13:00 BST
In this joint ArtsLab, Information Studies and School of Critical Studies workshop on Thursday 25 October, you will have the opportunity to listen to, and put your questions to, four leading world experts in the manuscript imaging. There will be a mixture of introductory talks and hands-on workshops.
ANNE JAMISON (University of Utah): (what if) Fan Fiction is a Virus From Outer Space?, Tuesday, 6/11/18, 17:15
Tue, 23 Oct 2018 17:04:00 BST
Mon, 15 Oct 2018 15:42:00 BST
Liam McIlvanney’s first book, Burns the Radical, won a Saltire Award. His novels include All the Colours of the Town, Where the Dead Men Go (winner of the 2014 Ngaio Marsh Award for Best Crime Novel) and The Quaker.
LECTURE SERIES: MODERNITY AND THE SYRIAN CHRISTIANS OF MALABAR - Wednesdays 7, 14, and 21 November,17:30-19:00
Thu, 11 Oct 2018 10:52:00 BST
Three lectures on the transformation of the Syrian Christian community of the Malabar Coast, South India, under the weight of modernity through the routes of migrations, land reclamation and agrarian expansion.
26/02/2015 Lexical Borrowing and Basic Vocabulary: How well can we quantify the impact of loanwords on the basic vocabulary of English? Can we identify any common patterns of causation?
Thu, 08 Jan 2015 15:28:00 GMT
Thu, 08 Jan 2015 15:18:00 GMT
Tue, 23 Dec 2014 18:56:00 GMT
Glasgow English (English and Scottish Language and Literature) is proud of its outstanding performance in REF 2014. As in the previous exercise (RAE 2008) we were ranked first in Scotland and third in the UK, after Oxford and Cambridge, for ‘research power’, i.e. the measure of research excellence in relation to the numbers of staff returned to the exercise.
Fri, 14 Nov 2014 10:24:00 GMT
Fri, 07 Nov 2014 15:52:00 GMT
Fri, 07 Nov 2014 15:11:00 GMT
Fri, 07 Nov 2014 14:55:00 GMT
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 11:07:00 BST
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 11:07:00 BST
Fri, 17 Oct 2014 12:10:00 BST
ShouChun Chien (University of Glasgow) Speaker Identification in Non-Native Speakers’ Attitudes Towards Varieties of Englishes: The Case of Taiwan Robert Lennon (University of Glasgow) The Role of Experience in Accent Perception: Parsing /r/ in Glaswegian
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 10:43:00 BST
Fri, 17 Oct 2014 13:49:00 BST
Fri, 17 Oct 2014 14:14:00 BST
Thu, 22 May 2014 12:25:00 BST
'The Road to Independence' The lecture will be given by Professor Murray Pittock, Vice-Principal and Head of the College of Arts at the University of Glasgow. Tuesday 20th May 6-7.30pm Sire Charles Wilson Building
12/03/2014 Hastie Lecture Series- A Master Spirit of This Age’: Western Philosophy, Eastern Mysticism, and the Career of William Hastie
Thu, 13 Mar 2014 14:28:00 GMT
'A Master Spirit of This Age’: Western Philosophy, Eastern Mysticism, and the Career of William Hastie' A series of lectures presented by Roderick Grierson Director and Menteşezâde Research Fellow- Rumi Institute, Near East University. 4 The Square -12th, 17th, 19th and 21st March 5.30-6.30pm
Wed, 25 Sep 2013 11:33:00 BST
Interdisciplinary volume by Glasgow PhD candidates- based on Spaces of (Dis)location was a two–day interdisciplinary and international conference which took place on 24–25 May, 2012, at the University of Glasgow, UK, and was funded by the Graduate School of the University of Glasgow’s College of Arts.
Tue, 10 Sep 2013 11:28:00 BST
Researchers looking at how television viewing can lead to accent changes have claimed Glaswegian fans of EastEnders are picking up Cockney dialect. Linguists at Glasgow University said the study proved that actively watching TV could speed up language change.
Fri, 06 Sep 2013 11:08:00 BST
A new translation of Tintin will make the adventures of the plucky Belgian detective and faithful dog, Snowy, available in Scots for the very first time. The translation is by Dr Susan Rennie, Kelvin Smith Research Fellow in the School of Critical Studies at the University of Glasgow.
07/05/2013- Linguists ask: Why would one talk posh in Buckie? Scots dialects and dual linguistic identity.
Tue, 07 May 2013 12:00:00 BST
"The Making of The University of California Book of North African Literature or: How to Put 2500 years of Maghrebian Literature into One Book."
Wed, 22 May 2013 10:34:00 BST
"The Making of The University of California Book of North African Literature or: How to Put 2500 years of Maghrebian Literature into One Book." A Multimedia Conference & Reading by Pierre Joris, Habib Tengour with Madeleine Campbell & Nicole Peyrafitte Presented by Jeffrey Robinson
Thu, 21 Mar 2013 09:44:00 GMT
Fri, 08 Mar 2013 14:42:00 GMT
From 8 March 2013 staff and students will be able to access a database for the Janey Buchan Political Song Collection through a new link on the GU website. This major collection of materials relating to political song has particular relevance to English Literature and Scottish Literature.
Fri, 01 Feb 2013 09:48:00 GMT
Thomas Pennant's Tours of Wales and Scotland University of Glasgow, 1-2 February 2013 The first of Two multi-disciplinary workshops hosted by the University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies and the University of Glasgow.
Tue, 06 Nov 2012 17:00:00 GMT
Thu, 29 Nov 2012 17:15:00 GMT
Tue, 30 Oct 2012 16:00:00 GMT
Tue, 16 Oct 2012 16:00:00 BST
Tue, 06 Nov 2012 16:00:00 GMT
Tue, 13 Nov 2012 16:00:00 GMT
Tue, 20 Nov 2012 16:00:00 GMT
Wed, 03 Oct 2012 18:30:00 BST
Black Internationalist Resistance to Fascism: African American Volunteers in the Spanish Civil War Wednesday 3rd October, 6.30pm, African Caribbean Centre, 66–68 Osborne Street, (Beside 13th Note Café)
Wed, 10 Oct 2012 18:30:00 BST
Thu, 04 Oct 2012 12:00:00 BST
'The Laughing Puritan:' Humour and Dissent in Early Modern English Literary Culture - inaugural lecture by Prof. Adrian Streete
Wed, 04 Mar 2020 13:56:00 GMT
This lecture marks Prof. Adrian Streete's promotion in 2019 to a chair in Early Modern English Literature and Religion in the School of Critical Studies. It is based on his current project examining humour, dissent, and early modern literary culture. Wednesday 1 April, 5pm. All welcome.
Wed, 26 Feb 2020 16:40:00 GMT
The Centre for Scottish and Celtic Studies at the University of Glasgow is to mark the 200th anniversary of the Scottish Radical Uprising with a day (and evening!) of talks and performance. Friday 3 April 2020 – tickets on sale now.
Wed, 05 Feb 2020 16:21:00 GMT
Join anthropologists Cymene Howe and Dominic Boyer at the UK premier of their documentary 'Not Ok'. Not Ok tells the story of Okjökull (Ok glacier), a story that impacts every living being on the planet. Screening followed by Q&A. February, 5pm-7pm, Gilmorehill Cinema. All welcome. No booking required.
Fri, 31 Jan 2020 11:15:00 GMT
Found, visual, process and sometimes even ‘proper’ poetry - join Nicky Melville for Creative Conversations about his work as a poet and artist on Monday 3 February at 1pm at the UofG Memorial Chapel. Bring your lunch and burning questions!
Wed, 18 Dec 2019 14:02:00 GMT
The one-day symposium ‘Beyond Form: An Experiment in the Art and Practice of Trying’ looks to explore how we can experiment in form by bringing together writers, artists, academics, performers and makers across all disciplines. A call for papers is open until 15 January 2020.
Wed, 13 Nov 2019 15:04:00 GMT
The final event for the AHRC ‘Decadence and Translation’ Network taking place on 13 December 2019 will trace the technical challenges and formal difficulties, the social obstacles and publishing circumstances associated with translating Decadent texts from the nineteenth century to the present.
Tue, 05 Nov 2019 14:52:00 GMT
Dr. Rachel Noorda investigates Outlander-author Diana Gabaldon’s popularity amongst readers in the United States through the lens of Scottish emigrants and their descendants, to untangle the reasons for the American obsession with Scotland in literature.
Tue, 05 Nov 2019 14:40:00 GMT
Creative Writing’s Louise Welsh has worked with Edwin Pickstone (GSA Lecturer) and Glasgow School of Art’s (GSA) Archives & Collections and Exhibitions to create a memorial to GSA students, staff and governors who undertook work on the home front.
Tue, 15 Oct 2019 11:26:00 BST
The annual Glasgow Thomas Muir Lecture on Democracy and Civil Society highlights traditions of democratic thought in Scotland as they link with the wider world. Its aims are to examine the history of political reform as viewed through the prism of Scottish civic life and to consider present challenges to democracy and civil society.
Mon, 02 Sep 2019 14:21:00 BST
CRBS are delighted to collaborate with the University's Institute of Health and Wellbeing, the Royal College and Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, and the Royal Society of Edinburgh to bring this showcase event to Glasgow.
Anthropocene, a new opera by Stuart MacRae & Professor Louise Welsh is available for Freeview 17th May – 16th November
Wed, 15 May 2019 15:30:00 BST