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Literary Leicester events to tackle race, culture and class head-on

Literary Leicester events to tackle race, culture and class head-on

Posted by ew205 at Oct 19, 2017 11:48 AM |

Shrabani Basu, author of book-turned-feature-film Victoria and Abdul, among guests who will speak on literary works and issues pertaining to race, class, culture and religion

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Public lecture to mark the 350th anniversary of John Milton’s epic Paradise Lost

Public lecture to mark the 350th anniversary of John Milton’s epic Paradise Lost

Posted by ew205 at Oct 18, 2017 10:18 AM |

Leicester co-sponsors free public lecture at the Library of Birmingham on 20 October

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Leicester lecturer turns spotlight on British country houses’ Caribbean and East Indian connections

Leicester lecturer turns spotlight on British country houses’ Caribbean and East Indian connections

Posted by pt91 at Oct 12, 2017 03:18 PM |

Public lecture on 22 October focuses on 'Colonial Countryside' initiative led by the Centre for New Writing

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 University of Leicester academic to examine the subtext of local playwright Joe Orton’s library book vandalism

University of Leicester academic to examine the subtext of local playwright Joe Orton’s library book vandalism

Posted by ew205 at Oct 12, 2017 10:45 AM |

Dr Emma Parker will deliver a one hour lecture “Joe Orton and Shakespeare: Library books, Class and Queerness” at the Leicester Literary and Philosophical Society on 16 October

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The Weakest Link’s Anne Robinson to speak at Literary Leicester event honouring the life of revered editor Alexander Chancellor

The Weakest Link’s Anne Robinson to speak at Literary Leicester event honouring the life of revered editor Alexander Chancellor

Posted by ew205 at Oct 06, 2017 04:55 PM |

Distinguished writers and journalists will celebrate Alexander Chancellor’s life and work on 15 November

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University of Leicester academic involved with new Bible Museum from inception

University of Leicester academic involved with new Bible Museum from inception

Posted by pt91 at Oct 06, 2017 12:32 PM |

Panel of Independent Scholars, including University of Leicester Professor Gordon Campbell, and Museum Leaders to Discuss Evolutionary Process for Developing Content, Address Questions About Artefacts on Display in 430,000-Square-Foot Museum

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Literary Leicester festival celebrates tenth year with diverse new programme of events throughout the city

Literary Leicester festival celebrates tenth year with diverse new programme of events throughout the city

Posted by ap507 at Sep 21, 2017 02:07 PM |

Our University's annual homage to poetry and prose takes place between 15 – 18 November

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Leicester passes 4 million readers milestone on The Conversation

Leicester passes 4 million readers milestone on The Conversation

Posted by ap507 at Sep 19, 2017 12:20 PM |

With topics ranging from North Korea to Brexit, to flying warehouses and Jupiter's Great Red Spot, Leicester experts have contributed a wide variety of opinion articles to the platform

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Alec Baldwin 'learned from' Joe Orton for award-winning performance

Alec Baldwin 'learned from' Joe Orton for award-winning performance

Posted by ew205 at Sep 18, 2017 05:15 PM |

The Hollywood actor won an Emmy for his impersonation of Donald Trump on SNL- a performance he recently claimed was influenced by Leicester playwright Joe Orton

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Epic effort to publish complete works of Brideshead Revisited author launching soon

Epic effort to publish complete works of Brideshead Revisited author launching soon

Posted by ap507 at Sep 11, 2017 09:55 AM |

Oxford University Press (OUP), in association with our University, is publishing a full critical scholarly edition of The Complete Works of Evelyn Waugh

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