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Could Richard III have spoken with West Midlands accent?

Could Richard III have spoken with West Midlands accent?

Posted by pt91 at Feb 05, 2013 01:00 PM |

University of Leicester academic gleans clues as to how Richard III may have sounded from historical letters.

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From the Special Collections: London Street Life 1600-1945

From the Special Collections: London Street Life 1600-1945

Posted by uatemp13 at Jan 23, 2013 02:55 PM |

Visit our exhibition illustrating life in the capital from the 17th century to the 20th

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English lecturer goes off the rails

English lecturer goes off the rails

Posted by jmc21 at Jan 17, 2013 01:00 PM |

Dr Gowan Dawson appears on Dan Snow's Locomotion (BBC2).

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University of Leicester graduate interviewed on popular BBC2 programme

University of Leicester graduate interviewed on popular BBC2 programme

Posted by pt91 at Jan 11, 2013 11:55 AM |

Dr Anjna Chouhan interviewed on Michael Portillo’s ‘Great British Railway Journeys’

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Literary Leicester exhibition celebrates Leicestershire writers

Posted by uatemp13 at Nov 07, 2012 05:21 PM |

Grassroutes Exhibition from 7 to 10 November to showcase contemporary Leicestershire writing

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Dickens bicentennial success

Dickens bicentennial success

Posted by jmc21 at Oct 25, 2012 05:50 PM |

Kris Siefken, PhD student in the School of English, has been awarded the Partlow Prize by the Dickens Society for his paper entitled '"Character made plastic by the discipline": How solitary confinement presents psychologically construct(ive) possibilities in Oliver Twist and A Tale of Two Cities'.

 

Named after Robert Partlow, the original Secretary-Treasurer of The Dickens Society, the Partlow Prize includes a monetary award, a waiver of the symposium registration fee, and the cost of the Dickens dinner. Dickens Quarterly has also asked for first refusal of Kris's paper.

 

From the Special Collections: Adrian Mole 30 years on

From the Special Collections: Adrian Mole 30 years on

Posted by pt91 at Oct 25, 2012 10:38 AM |

The University Library's latest exibition is dedicated to Sue Townsend - the author of the famous Adrian Mole books

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In a league of their own: new football rankings developed by alumnus

In a league of their own: new football rankings developed by alumnus

Posted by hct16 at Oct 19, 2012 03:38 PM |

Leicester graduate and current member of staff devises new football points system

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3-year Research Associate post open for applications

Posted by ps209 at Sep 03, 2012 11:39 AM |

A 3-year Research Associate post on the major Leverhulme-funded project The Impact of Diasporas on the Making of Britain is now open for applications.

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University songsmiths set to rock Summer Sundae

University songsmiths set to rock Summer Sundae

Posted by pt91 at Aug 03, 2012 02:00 PM |

Staff and graduates to play Leicester music festival

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