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Cambridge’s friendliest Tuesday night is back! Queens’ Arts Seminar (QAS) offers a relaxed, intimate setting for papers and presentations, around 30 or 40 minutes long, on a range of themes. Seminars are (usually) held on alternate Tuesdays at 5:30 PM, in Queens’. Come meet this year’s speakers, and join us after the presentation for questions and discussion over drinks, before grad formal hall. All are welcome!

Upcoming talks:

Tuesday, 13 October: Kevin Kester (Faculty of Education) – “(Re)producing peace? A look inside the United Nations and its universities’ Erasmus Room, 5:30pm

Tuesday, 27 October: Elsa Treviño (Centre of Latin American Studies) – “How to Read 21st-Century Mexican Literature: A Critical Guide with Pictures” Erasmus Room, 5:30pm

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(Re)producing peace? A look inside the United Nations and its universities

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UserKevin Kester.

HouseErasmus room, Queens' College.

ClockTuesday 13 October 2015, 17:30-18:30

Fighting the First World War

UserAlison Hennegan (Trinity Hall).

HouseErasmus room, Queens' College.

ClockTuesday 11 November 2014, 17:30-19:00

Why orgies will set you free: sexual paradigms in ancient India and postmodern society

UserDr Daniele Cuneo (University of Cambridge).

HouseErasmus room, Queens' College.

ClockWednesday 05 March 2014, 19:30-21:00

Can Jews Make Love? Romance in the Modern Hebrew Novel

UserDr Yaron Peleg (University of Cambridge).

HouseErasmus room, Queens' College.

ClockWednesday 19 February 2014, 19:30-21:00

Whose voice is it anyway? Literary and Legal Translation

UserChristina Pribichevich-Zorić.

HouseErasmus room, Queens' College.

ClockWednesday 05 February 2014, 19:30-21:00

So Be It: Ontology and Commandment in Medieval Brahmanism

UserDr Hugo David (University of Cambridge).

HouseErasmus room, Queens' College.

ClockWednesday 29 January 2014, 19:30-21:00

What’s going to get you in the end? Metaphors for the risks of daily life

UserProfessor David Spiegelhalter OBE, FRS (Statistical Laboratory, University of Cambridge).

HouseErasmus room, Queens' College.

ClockWednesday 27 November 2013, 19:30-21:00

Correlative Thinking Across Cultures: from China to India

UserDr Paolo Visigalli (SOAS, University of London).

HouseErasmus room, Queens' College.

ClockWednesday 13 November 2013, 19:30-21:00

On the Vices and Virtues of Conspiracy Theories

UserDr Alfred Moore (University of Cambridge).

HouseErasmus room, Queens' College.

ClockWednesday 30 October 2013, 19:30-21:00

Deer, Wilderness and Rowan Trees: Finding a place for art

UserRussell Cuthbert (Rowan Humberstone).

HouseErasmus room, Queens' College.

ClockWednesday 16 October 2013, 19:30-21:00

'Practical Criticism & the Genealogy of Reading'

UserNick Chapin, Trinity College and Faculty of English.

HouseDD47, Cripps Court, Queens' College.

ClockWednesday 12 May 2010, 19:30-21:00

The keys to "that two-handed engine" in "Lycidas" (1637)

UserDr. James Kelly, Fellow in English, Queens' College.

HouseThe Erasmus Room, Queens' College.

ClockWednesday 03 March 2010, 19:30-21:00

Chrysippus on the Fragility of the Head

UserDr. Jenny Bryan, Junior Research Fellow at Homerton and Affiliated Lecturer in Philosophy.

HouseThe Erasmus Room, Queens' College.

ClockWednesday 17 February 2010, 19:30-21:00

'Critical Mutism in Kant and Wordsworth'

UserKing's College/Faculty of English.

HouseThe Armitage Room, Queens' College.

ClockWednesday 03 February 2010, 19:30-21:00

Reported Falsehood: Mendacious Messengers in 17th Century French Comedy

UserEmilia Wilton, Department of French (Queens' College).

HouseThe Old Kitchens, Queens' College.

ClockWednesday 20 January 2010, 19:30-21:00

Richard Bentley and the Rhetorical Rethinking of Paradise Lost

UserDr. Sophie Read, University Lecturer in English and Fellow of Christ's College.

HouseThe Erasmus Room, Queens' College.

ClockWednesday 25 November 2009, 19:30-21:00

'Dancing Letters: The Alphabetic Tragedy of Kallias'

UserDr. Renaud Gagné, University Lecturer in Classics and Fellow of Pembroke College.

HouseThe Erasmus Room, Queens' College.

ClockWednesday 11 November 2009, 19:30-21:00

Painting Passion: The Martyrdom Medallions in the Sainte-Chapelle

UserEmily Guerry, Department of History of Art (Pembroke).

HouseThe Old Kitchens, Queens' College.

ClockWednesday 28 October 2009, 19:30-21:00

Blood, Breath, Seeds and Song: Fertile Wounds in Dante's Commedia

UserAnne Leone, Department of Italian (Sidney Sussex).

HouseThe Old Kitchens, Queens' College.

ClockWednesday 14 October 2009, 19:30-21:00

The Iliad on the Table: Visualising Epic on the Tabulae Iliacae

UserDr. Michael Squire, Junior Research Fellow in Classics, Christ's College.

HouseThe Old Kitchens, Queens' College.

ClockWednesday 10 June 2009, 19:30-21:00

How To Do Things With Tunes: Alexander Pope and the prosodic intelligence

UserProf. Simon Jarvis, Gorley Putt Professor of Poetry and Poetics, Robinson College.

HouseThe Old Kitchens, Queens' College.

ClockWednesday 27 May 2009, 19:30-21:00

'Theobald's Falshood' and 'Theobald's Falshood [sic]'

UserProfessor Brean Hammond, The University of Nottingham & Dr. Neil Pattison, St. John's College.

HouseThe Old Kitchens, Queens' College.

ClockWednesday 13 May 2009, 19:30-21:00

Gorillas In The House of Light: London Zoo and the Modernist Project

UserDr. David Ashford, Lecturer in English, University of Surrey.

HouseThe Bar, Queens' College (note change of venue).

ClockWednesday 29 April 2009, 19:30-21:00

Milton on Tragedy: Law, Hypallage and Participation

UserDr. Andrew Zurcher, Fellow in English, Queens' College.

HouseThe Old Kitchens, Queens' College.

ClockWednesday 04 March 2009, 19:30-21:00

King Alfred and the Alfredian Renaissance

UserDr. David Pratt, Archivist and Fellow in History, Downing College.

HouseThe Old Kitchens, Queens' College.

ClockWednesday 18 February 2009, 19:30-21:00

Seeing Technology Differently

UserDr. Ian James, University Lecturer in French and Fellow of Downing College.

HouseThe Old Kitchens, Queens' College.

ClockWednesday 04 February 2009, 19:30-21:00

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