The Shankland Lectures 2016
You are warmly invited to the second series of The Shankland Lectures, each of which is based upon treasures and rare material held in Bangor University’s Library and Archive. The lectures take place in The Shankland Library, where a selection of the books around which each talk is based will also be on display. The lectures begin at 5pm and last around an hour.
- 12 October. Mr Stephen Rees, School of Music, Fiddle Tunes from Anglesey. The session will include live music.
- 19 October. Professor Carol Tully, School of Modern Languages, ‘Postcards from North Wales, England. Nineteenth-century European Travellers and the Discovery of Wales.’
- 9 November. Dr Lyle Skains, School of Creative Studies and Media, ‘Putting the “E” in “e-books”: Exploiting the digital interactivity inherent in dedicated e-readers.’
- 18 November: Prof Raluca Radulescu - King Arthur in the Book: Uncovering Treasures in the Arthurian Collection.
- 23 November. Dr Shaun Evans, Institute for the Study of Welsh Estates (ISWE), ‘‘Extremely useful for singeing fowls & lighting fires’: The social life of Welsh estate collections – past, present, future”
- 7 December. Professor Tom Corns, School of English Literature, ‘Not just a pretty face: portrait frontispieces and illustrated title-pages in early-modern England.”
- 14 December. Professor Peter Field, School of English Literature, “Searching for Camelot,” (See the BBC coverage here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-north-west-wales-38330272)