Shankland Lectures 2020

The Shankland Lectures this year have had a strong start with Rare Books Librarian Shan Robinson providing a tour through the Owen Pritchard Collection followed by Prof Gerwyn Williams talk on ‘'Cynan Frenhinwr: 1895-1970' ['Cynan the Royalist: 1895-1970']. All lectures are being presented live online and recorded.

7 October: 'The Owen Pritchard Collection: a treasure chest of books from the Private Press Movement'. Shan Robinson, Rare Books Librarian, Bangor University. [Watch a recording of the talk]

28 October: ‘'Cynan Frenhinwr: 1895-1970' ['Cynan the Royalist: 1895-1970'].  Yr Athro Gerwyn Wiliams, Ysgol y Gymraeg ac Astudiaethau Celtaidd. [Watch a recording of the talk]

11 November: ‘Books on my Bookshelf’. Professor Helen Wilcox in conversation about the books that have been important in her life with Professor Sue Niebrzydowski (School of Languages, Literature, Linguistics and Media). [Watch a recording of the talk]

25 November: 'Cyfeillion a Chrach-feirniaid: y wasg a diwylliant llenyddol Cymraeg America, c.1838-c.1860'. Professor Jerry Hunter - Bangor University [Watch a recording of the talk]

2 December ‘Songs lost and found: Katherine Philips's 'Pompey's Ghost', Restoration to (American) Revolution’ Dr John Cunningham, School of Music, Drama and Performance [Watch a recording of the talk]

9 December ‘History on the spot - using smartphone technology’. Rhodri Clark, Director of the History Points project [Watch a recording of the talk]

16 December: ‘Writing and Reading in Manuscript: From Grub Street to the Mabinogi’. Dr Mary Chadwick, Research Fellow, Department of History, English, Linguistics and Media, The University of Huddersfield. [Watch a recording of the talk]

7 October 'The Owen Pritchard Collection: a treasure chest of books from the Private Press Movement'. Shan Robinson, Rare Books Librarian, Bangor University

Cyfeillion a Chrach-feirniaid. Jerry Hunter

‘Songs lost and found: Katherine Philips's 'Pompey's Ghost', Restoration to (American) Revolution’ Dr John Cunningham, School of Music, Drama and Performance

‘History on the spot - using smartphone technology’. Rhodri Clark, Director of the History Points project

‘Writing and Reading in Manuscript: From Grub Street to the Mabinogi’ Dr Mary Chadwick, Research Fellow, Department of History, English, Linguistics and Media