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Events

Tue
3
May

Fashion Victim: High Society, Sociability and Suicide

CECS Research Seminar with speaker Leigh Wetherall-Dickson (Northumbria University).

Wed
4
May

"Almost Criminal": Nature and Law in Elizabeth Bishop's Poetry and Prose

Modern School Research Seminar with speaker Katherine Ebury (University of Sheffield).

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