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Recognising and using children’s home languages in the primary classroom

Recognising and using children’s home languages in the primary classroom

Posted by jcm22 at May 16, 2018 10:35 AM |

How feasible is this in all schools? Elizabeth Bailey of the University of Lincoln will discussing the topic in detail.

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Desert Island Discs: more than just a resource for good music

Desert Island Discs: more than just a resource for good music

Posted by ew205 at May 15, 2018 09:55 AM |

Academics will share their research into the long-running radio programme, and its valuable role in linguistic research, on 16 May

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Creative Writing Masterclass

Posted by jcm22 at Apr 27, 2018 01:00 PM |

Monday 30 April 2018 - Acclaimed novelist Kerry Young (honorary Creative Writing Fellow at the University of Leicester) will be giving a Creative Writing masterclass as part of the MA in Creative Writing; but the event will be open to all.

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Landmark Poetry

Landmark Poetry

Posted by ew205 at Apr 18, 2018 10:10 AM |

Poet, author and broadcaster Lemn Sissay MBE to deliver the 7th Annual Creative Writing Lecture on Wednesday 9 May

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Leicester passes 5 million readers milestone on The Conversation

Leicester passes 5 million readers milestone on The Conversation

Posted by ap507 at Apr 11, 2018 12:04 PM |

With topics ranging from Facebook data to Julius Caesar, to heart attack risk factors and how colour can help us communicate, Leicester experts have contributed a wide variety of opinion articles to the platform

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The V.S. Pritchett Short Story Prize 2018

The V.S. Pritchett Short Story Prize 2018

Posted by jcm22 at Apr 11, 2018 09:45 AM |

The Royal Society of Literature’s annual prize for unpublished stories is now open for entries. There is a prize of £1,000, and the winning entry will be published in Prospect online and in the RSL Review.

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New Research Projects - Spring 2018

Posted by ajw108 at Mar 22, 2018 03:05 PM |

New research projects within the College of Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities.

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Children’s experiences and responses to war in the nineteenth century

Children’s experiences and responses to war in the nineteenth century

Posted by ap507 at Mar 22, 2018 11:06 AM |

BBC/AHRC New Generation Thinker Dr Emma Butcher to discuss research into the writing of child soldiers on BBC Radio 3 on Thursday 22 March

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Student shortlisted for Welsh Government’s highest accolade

Student shortlisted for Welsh Government’s highest accolade

Posted by ew205 at Mar 07, 2018 12:20 PM |

Mercy Ngulube is dedicated to reducing the stigma around HIV and supporting other young people with the virus

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Sensational anti-drag queen David Hoyle to give special free performance in Leicester

Sensational anti-drag queen David Hoyle to give special free performance in Leicester

Posted by ap507 at Feb 15, 2018 12:15 PM |

Showpiece event promises biting satire, bravura costumes and high comedy on Friday 23 February

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