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New developments in creative writing at Leicester

New developments in creative writing at Leicester

Posted by pt91 at Apr 06, 2011 04:15 PM |

Writers rejoice! Our School of English has just appointed a new lecturer in creative writing.

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Winter of discontent made glorious summer as English students battle it out at Bosworth

Winter of discontent made glorious summer as English students battle it out at Bosworth

Posted by mjs76 at Apr 04, 2011 12:00 PM |

Students in our School of English have been taking a hands-on approach to Shakespeare by not only studying Richard III but actually going out to the location of the climactic battle and whacking each other with sticks.

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New Walk issue 2 out now

New Walk issue 2 out now

Posted by ps209 at Apr 03, 2011 10:20 AM |

New Walk issue 2 is now out, edited by Rory Waterman, Nicholas Everett and Libby Peake.

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Leicester's Bible expert is coming to a town near you

Leicester's Bible expert is coming to a town near you

Posted by pt91 at Mar 30, 2011 04:30 PM |

Professor of Renaissance Studies Gordon Campbell has had a busy few months, and he’s set to get even busier with a year’s worth of lecture appearances coming up.

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'Victorian era' under microscope

'Victorian era' under microscope

Posted by vm64 at Mar 21, 2011 10:35 AM |

Free public lecture on 22 March will explore the year 1859 and the benefits of micro-history.

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English Lecturer blogs on social media

English Lecturer blogs on social media

Posted by mjs76 at Mar 15, 2011 12:05 PM |

Dr Ruth Page from our School of English has contributed an opinion piece on digital media to the Guardian’s newly launched Higher Education Network.

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Creative writing commission open for applications

Creative writing commission open for applications

Posted by mjs76 at Mar 10, 2011 11:05 AM |

The Grassroutes project in the School of English is inviting local writers to apply for a £1,000 creative writing commission on the theme of ‘transcultural Leicester’.

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University of Leicester in the News: 28 February to 6 March 2011

University of Leicester in the News: 28 February to 6 March 2011

Posted by pt91 at Mar 08, 2011 04:55 PM |

A regular review of coverage of the University in the media

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Contemporary Women's Writing Network becomes an international Association

Contemporary Women's Writing Network becomes an international Association

Posted by lb165 at Mar 03, 2011 11:55 AM |

Dr Emma Parker is pleased to announce that the Contemporary Women's Writing Network has become an international Association.

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World Book Night: Feminist fiction for free this weekend

World Book Night: Feminist fiction for free this weekend

Posted by mjs76 at Mar 02, 2011 03:25 PM |

If you’re interested in Sarah Waters’ work, and especially if you haven’t read Fingersmith yet and fancy a free copy, come along to a public event this Saturday when our Feminist Society will be not only discussing the book but actually giving it away.

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