News: January 2019

The Revolt of Owain Glyndŵr In Our Time

Professor Huw Pryce will be among the guests on Radio 4’s In Our Time (31 January 2019 at 21:00), discussing the life and times of Owain Glyndŵr, the man who was behind the major revolt against England (1400-1412), and who took control of large areas of Wales until his defeat by Henry V. Remember to tune in!

Publication date: 31 January 2019

A Conversation with Wil Aaron

Publication date: 11 January 2019

Bill Teahan, ‘Agent Inspired Design for the Creative Industries: The Game of Life but not as we know it’

Publication date: 11 January 2019

Holocaust Memorial Day Service at Bangor University

A service to commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day 2019 will be held at the Prichard-Jones Hall, Main Arts Building, College Road, in Bangor on Monday, 28 January, from  10:30am to 11:30am.

The theme of this year’s service is ‘Torn from Home’ and will feature music and readings from local schools, members of the local community and council, the Students Union, The Chaplaincy Team, and University Staff.

The service, which is free and open to the public, will take place in the Prichard-Jones Hall, Main Arts Building, and refreshments will be served afterwards.

Publication date: 9 January 2019

The American New Wave: A Retrospective

Publication date: 8 January 2019

Lynette Roberts: Welsh poet who fused touch and sight into sound

The name of Lynette Roberts may not be the first that springs to mind in the history of Welsh writing in English, possibly because her futuristic poetry of World War II still sounds new and strange. In her epic poem Gods With Stainless Ears she imagines postwar humans in a technologised, ecologically damaged landscape:

This article by Zoë Skoulding, Reader in English at the School of Languages, Literatures & Linguistics is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article.

Publication date: 2 January 2019