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Oliphant, Eliot and Shattock: three great writers celebrated in one recursive literary event

Oliphant, Eliot and Shattock: three great writers celebrated in one recursive literary event

Posted by mjs76 at Oct 20, 2011 12:05 PM |

On 26 November our Victorian Studies Centre applauds Professor Joanne Shattock, who is celebrating the work of Margaret Oliphant, who wrote about George Eliot, who wrote…

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Manuscripts Online: Written Culture from 1000 to 1500

Posted by jmc21 at Oct 16, 2011 10:40 AM |
Orietta Da Rold  

'Manuscripts Online: Written Early Printed Culture from 1000 to 1500 is a new collaborative project between the universities of Sheffield, Leicester, Glasgow, Birmingham, York and Queen's, Belfast is funded by JISC and co-directed by Michael Pidd, University of Sheffield and Dr Orietta Da Rold, University of Leicester. Manuscripts Online will be a sister site to the JISC‐funded Connected Histories (1500‐1900) website and will extend the model of data clustering and federated searching developed by providing access to written and early printed primary sources for the period 1000 to 1500.'

University Lecturer uncovers Leicestershire's hidden literary talent

University Lecturer uncovers Leicestershire's hidden literary talent

Posted by pt91 at Oct 05, 2011 04:14 PM |

Dr Corinne Fowler’s Grassroots project has revealed the wonderful diversity of local writers.

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Booker Prize Winner Ben Okri to Speak at the University of Leicester

Booker Prize Winner Ben Okri to Speak at the University of Leicester

Posted by pt91 at Oct 03, 2011 04:40 PM |

The acclaimed Nigerian writer, novelist and poet is to deliver the first Annual Creative Writing Lecture on 19 October.

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Science meets science fiction at Everybody's Reading event this Friday

Science meets science fiction at Everybody's Reading event this Friday

Posted by mjs76 at Oct 03, 2011 02:50 PM |

Peter F Hamilton and Professor George Fraser to discuss the nature of science and sci-fi.

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Salinger, Slang and Gruffaloes: Literary Leicester line-up announced

Salinger, Slang and Gruffaloes: Literary Leicester line-up announced

Posted by mjs76 at Sep 26, 2011 03:30 PM |

Something for everyone in November at free events celebrating the written word.

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The 9/11 tenth anniversary

Posted by ps209 at Sep 13, 2011 11:25 AM |

Professor Martin Halliwell and Dr Catherine Morley from the School of English reflect on 9/11 ten years on.

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Leicester Award event

Posted by ps209 at Sep 13, 2011 11:06 AM |

Register now to attend an Introduction to the Leicester Award event on Wednesday 19th October. Two sessions are available - 1.30 till 2.00 or 2.15 – 2.45.

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Leicester graduates in the news: Halla Diyab

Leicester graduates in the news: Halla Diyab

Posted by pt91 at Jul 29, 2011 02:00 PM |

One of the Middle East’s most well-known faces studied at the University of Leicester, not that you would have known about it.

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Congratulations to Professor Gordon Campbell

Congratulations to Professor Gordon Campbell

Posted by pt91 at Jul 22, 2011 03:05 PM |

The Professor of Renaissance Studies has joined a select group of Leicester colleagues as a Fellow of the British Academy.

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