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English Professor is new Lit and Phil President

English Professor is new Lit and Phil President

Posted by mjs76 at Oct 04, 2010 04:20 PM |

Professor Martin Stannard from our School of English has been appointed as the new President of the ‘Lit and Phil’, the Leicester Literary and Philosophical Society.

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Dickens as soap opera: is Little Nell dead?

Dickens as soap opera: is Little Nell dead?

Posted by mjs76 at Sep 21, 2010 11:55 AM |

Find out how Victorians read Dickens at free event on 5 October. -- Charles Dickens is widely regarded as one of Britain’s greatest novelists but the irony is that many of his most famous works weren’t actually published as novels per se. Instead, they were serialised in weekly or monthly instalments in the popular magazines of the Victorian era.

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Winnie the Witch meets Germaine Greer! Literary Leicester 2010 programme online

Winnie the Witch meets Germaine Greer! Literary Leicester 2010 programme online

Posted by mjs76 at Sep 17, 2010 09:30 AM |

University’s festival of reading back for a third year.

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A new angle on the Angles (and the Saxons and the Vikings...)

A new angle on the Angles (and the Saxons and the Vikings...)

Posted by mjs76 at Sep 02, 2010 12:10 PM |

Leicester departments work together for historical-genetic analysis of how the early British population was built up.

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Pillaging as a career option: it’s the Viking symposium

Pillaging as a career option: it’s the Viking symposium

Posted by mjs76 at Apr 22, 2010 11:20 AM |

Universities of Leicester, Nottingham and Birmingham organise event on ‘Viking Masculinities’.

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Victorian Studies Centre says konichi-wa

Victorian Studies Centre says konichi-wa

Posted by mjs76 at Mar 25, 2010 02:45 PM |

Meet the Honorary Visiting Fellows who have travelled halfway round the world to study literature written in not just a different language but a different script.

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New appointments round-up

New appointments round-up

Posted by mjs76 at Mar 08, 2010 03:19 PM |

Some fresh new faces have joined the staff of our Department of Physics and Astronomy, School of English and Research Support Office.

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19th century literary celebrity culture explored

19th century literary celebrity culture explored

Posted by mjs76 at Mar 08, 2010 01:17 PM |

The School of English presents a ‘Midlands Romantic Seminar’ on Thursday 11 March, an opportunity – open to all – to hear about the later lives of three famous 19th century writers and how they were documented by contemporary biographers.

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