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Durham

The trip to Durham midweek was fun. I went up to see Dr Peter Heslin, give his talk: “The Emperor’s New Sundial: Domitian and the So-Called Horologium Augusti“. The Horologium Augusti is something I’ve never really understood. It’s...

The International Conference on the Arts in Society

I’ve been sent a Call for Papers for The International Conference on the Arts in Society. My initial feeling is to ask where else the Arts would be. I mention it as Theme 5 Audiences includes: Virutal audiences, blogs, cyber-art and performance. I was about to...

The SEAC Conference starts

Today is the first session of the SEAC conference. They started with a meet ‘n’ greet last night. I’m not there, I have work to do. This will be the first year in quite a while when there isn’t a new book published at the meeting. Normally the...

Text and Context Post-Mortem

I put forward an abstract for this because I wanted to show the Faculty of Arts that I do appreciate the work they do. I thought I’d needed to do this as I’d rather forcefully given my opinion about the forthcoming Festival of Postgraduate Research. I thought I was...