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University of Leicester in the News 1 - 23 April 2012

University of Leicester in the News 1 - 23 April 2012

Posted by fi17 at Apr 30, 2012 11:00 AM |

A regular review from the Press Office of coverage of the University in the media.

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Bjorn to be wild: Viking symposium returns to Leicester

Bjorn to be wild: Viking symposium returns to Leicester

Posted by pt91 at Apr 27, 2012 03:59 PM |

Murder, magic and cross-dressing on the agenda

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University of Leicester in the News, 8 - 31 March 2012

University of Leicester in the News, 8 - 31 March 2012

Posted by fi17 at Apr 11, 2012 04:40 PM |

A regular review from the Press Office of coverage of the University in the media.

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The fastest English undergraduate in Britain

The fastest English undergraduate in Britain

Posted by mjs76 at Apr 04, 2012 03:21 PM |

Motor-racing Leicester student leaves rivals in the dust at Brands Hatch meeting.

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Ribald rhetoric from Rotterdam: what kept Medieval Dutch folk laughing

Ribald rhetoric from Rotterdam: what kept Medieval Dutch folk laughing

Posted by mjs76 at Mar 28, 2012 02:05 PM |

New anthology of early comic drama from the Netherlands.

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From Bede to Bebo: School of English event on communication through the ages

From Bede to Bebo: School of English event on communication through the ages

Posted by mjs76 at Mar 20, 2012 12:10 PM |

The launch of three books and one postgraduate course is celebrated this Thursday by our busy School of English with a public event of readings and discussion.

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Hubert Parry to Harry Potter: Student music societies joint concert covers the full spectrum of great tunes

Hubert Parry to Harry Potter: Student music societies joint concert covers the full spectrum of great tunes

Posted by mjs76 at Mar 16, 2012 11:29 AM |

The phrase ‘something for everyone’ is overused but it certainly applies to the Joint Music Societies Spring Concert this Saturday. Unless you don’t like music at all…

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Professor Joanne Shattock meets Her Majesty the Queen

Professor Joanne Shattock meets Her Majesty the Queen

Posted by ps209 at Mar 15, 2012 09:45 AM |

Professor Joanne Shattock, of the Victorian Studies Centre in the School of English was among a group of international scholars of Victorian literature to be invited by Her Majesty the Queen to a reception held at Buckingham Palace to mark the Bicentenary of the birth of Charles Dickens on 14th February 2012.  As well as literary scholars from the UK and North America, those attending included actors from film, television, and the theatre who have starred in adaptations of Dickens’s novels, members of the Dickens Fellowship from around the Commonwealth, and those involved in preserving the Dickensian heritage in libraries and museums. Professor Shattock is the Founding President of the British Association for Victorian Studies and editor of the works of the Victorian novelists Elizabeth Gaskell and Margaret Oliphant.

Students get the inside word on the publishing industry

Students get the inside word on the publishing industry

Posted by pt91 at Mar 12, 2012 05:15 PM |

New publishing module will give English undergraduates unique e-placements

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The Week In University News: 3 – 9 March

The Week In University News: 3 – 9 March

Posted by pt91 at Mar 09, 2012 05:24 PM |

In a week packed with news stories, we saw students battle at Bosworth and host a dating game show for charity; academics spoke on surnames and social media; and we welcomed our new glassblower to the campus.

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