12 October, 7.30pm - Off the Shelf: Peter Carpenter, Catherine Smith & Blake Morrison
Peter Carpenter’s new and selected poems, Just Like That, are alive with wit and insight. Forward shortlist poet Catherine Smith reads from her eagerly anticipated and sassy new collection, Otherwhere. Blake Morrison is the bestselling author of novels and memoirs such as And When Did You Last See Your Father. His outstanding new book of poems features characters in the 1612 Pendle Witchcraft Trials alongside pieces on the Pennine landscape of his own boyhood.
Tickets £7.50/£5.50 (cons)
16 October, 7pm - Centre for Nordic Studies Launch Event
Everyone interested in the support and development of Nordic Studies at the University is very welcome to attend, to meet like-minded souls and hear about some of the Centre's plans. Tea, coffee and juice will be on hand.
Doors open at 6.30pm.
E-mail C.Roth@Sheffield.ac.uk to say you’re coming or for further information.
17 October, 5pm - Medieval and Ancient Research Seminars (MARS)
MARS is a seminar series that brings together the wealth of research conducted on the ancient and medieval worlds within the Faculty of Arts and Humanities.
Pre-paper drinks start at 5.00pm; papers begin at 5:30pm.
All welcome, there is no need to book.
Robyn Parker (History)
The social theatre of wandering preachers and hermits in France, 1050-1150
Alex Cassels (Archaeology)
Ideology, Iconography and identity in late medeival dress accessories