Humanities Student Research Conference


Humanities Student Research Conference
Monday 8 June 2015
TC013 Park Campus
11:00 – 3:00

Join undergraduate research students from across Humanities as they present and debate their projects. Vegetarian lunch provided.

Everyone is welcome.  

Conference Programme

10:30               Coffee and Registration

11:00               Welcome: Dr Hilary Weeks (English Literature) for the School of Humanities

11:10               Panel 1:

Grace Cooper, Matt Saffery (History), ‘Horrible History: Early Modern Childhood’

Alison Kerks (Theology and Religious Studies),   ‘Harry Potter and Christian Aesthetics’

Evan Lewis, Lucy Cadbury-Hamood (English Language), ‘The Dissertation Journey: The Dark Mountain Project and Other Research Adventures’

Bethany Norris (English Literature), ‘Jane Austen’s Northanger Abbey: Gothic and Anti-Gothic’

12:15               Lunch (veggie buffet)

1:00                 Panel 2:

Connor Bevan (Religion, Philosophy and Ethics), ‘The Historical Stages of Faustian Myth’

Niall Gallen (English Literature and Creative Writing), ‘Beyond Human:  The Conceptual Auto Disaster in J.G Ballard’s The Atrocity Exhibition

Jack Miles (History), ‘Edward Said and Cornwall’

Jordan Spencer (History): ‘JFK’s Legacy’

2:00                 Tea and coffee break

2:15                 Running a Student Society: Rachael Colmer, Erika Mellor (History); Bethany Norris (English Literature Society)

2:30                 Dr Dave Webster (RPE), ‘Cultural Crossroads: Humanities Field Trip to Cordoba’

3:00                 Plenary and Close

Enquiries: Dr Hilary Weeks