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Centre for Regional Literature and Culture
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Events & News

The CRLC hosts a regular series of events, ranging from public lectures, to research seminars, postgraduate workshops, to academic conferences.

Whatever your interests, or level of study, there's lots to get involved in.

Browse the feeds below for the latest CRLC news and events. You can also access an archive of events from the past year:

12 month event archive

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CRLC and School of English events

Danelaw Saga: Bringing Vikings Back to the East Midlands - Exhibition

Date
15/12/2017 - 08/04/2018
Location:
Weston Gallery Lakeside
Description
Invade - immigrate - integrate - inspire. 'Danelaw Saga' tells the tale of how the Vikings shaped the East Midlands.

Holme from Home? East Midland Place-Names and the Story of Viking Settlement

Holme from Home? East Midland Place-Names and the Story of Viking Settlement
Date
20/12/2017
Description
What can place-names tell us about Vikings in the East Midlands?

Invasion, Immigration, Integration - or Diaspora?

Invasion, Immigration, Integration - or Diaspora?
Date
05/01/2018
Description
Find out about some new ways of looking at the Viking phenomenon.

Vikings in your Vocabulary

Vikings in your Vocabulary
Date
10/01/2018
Location:
Djanogly Theatre
Description
Find out how the Vikings influenced the English language.

Distinctiveness and Assimilation: Re-Discovering Viking Age Stone Sculpture in the East Midlands

Distinctiveness and Assimilation: Re-Discovering Viking Age Stone Sculpture in the East Midlands
Date
07/02/2018
Location:
Djanogly Theatre
Description
Learn about Viking Age sculpture in the East Midlands.

Repton and the Legacy of the Great Viking Army

Repton and the Legacy of the Great Viking Army
Date
28/02/2018
Location:
A 30 Lakeside Arts Centre
Description
Learn about the latest results from excavations at the Viking site in Repton, Derbyshire.
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CRLC and School of English news

English at Nottingham in the global top 50 subject ranking

Description
School of English achieves 49th position for English Language and Literature in the QS World University Rankings by Subject.

School of English staff nominated in the 2017 Staff Oscars

School of English staff nominated in the 2017 Staff Oscars
Description
School of English staff nominated in 2017 Staff Oscars.

Research Scholarship funding for MA and PhD students for 2017/18

Description
Research Scholarship funding is available from the School of English for Masters and PhD students for 2017/18 entry.

Call for Papers: Benign Fiesta: Wyndham Lewis's Texts, Contexts, and Aesthetics

Call for Papers: Benign Fiesta: Wyndham Lewis's Texts, Contexts, and Aesthetics
Description
Proposals are invited for 20-minute presentations on any aspect of the paintings; writings; artistic, social, and philosophical networks; and life of the British modernist Wyndham Lewis (1882-1957).

PhD opportunity working with manuscripts and special collections
Description
New PhD studentship in the Faculty of Arts to study our manuscripts and special collections.

AHRC PhD funding application deadline: 16 January 2017

Description
Applications for Midlands3Cities Doctoral Partnership AHRC funding for commencement of PhD study in 2017 are now open. Choose from three workshops in November to assist with your application.

School of English scores 94% in NSS 2016

School of English scores 94% in NSS 2016
Description
The University of Nottingham's results for the 2016 National Student Survey (NSS) are in. The results are the University's best to date and its strongest year-on-year improvement since the NSS began in 2005. School of English scored 94% for 'overall satisfaction'.

New DH Lawrence manuscript acquired by Manuscripts and Special Collections

New DH Lawrence manuscript acquired by Manuscripts and Special Collections
Description
Manuscripts and Special Collections has recently acquired the manuscript of an important unfinished short story by DH Lawrence. 'The Flying Fish' was written by Lawrence in March 1925 when he was diagnosed with tuberculosis during a stay in Mexico City. It tells the story of an Englishman in Mexico who is called back to his ancestral home in the English Midlands.

Nottingham named UNESCO City of Literature

Description
UNESCO has awarded the city of Nottingham the 'City of Literature' status. The bid process has helped place literature and Creative Writing at the heart of Nottingham life.
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CRLC Events over the last 12 months

Poetry Reading Group

Date
30/11/2017
Description
Come along to our Poetry Reading Group meeting.

Poetry Reading with Lisa Samuels and Agnes Lehoczky

Date
07/12/2017
Description
Poetry reading by Lisa Samuels and Agnes Lehoczky.

FRONT HORSE poetry night

Date
09/12/2017

Poetry Reading with Rachael Allen, Camilla Nelson, and Leah Wilkins

Poetry Reading with Rachael Allen, Camilla Nelson, and Leah Wilkins
Date
24/10/2017
Description
Join us for an evening of poetry with Camilla Nelson, Rachael Allen, and Leah Wilkins.

FRONT HORSE poetry night

Date
09/12/2017

Poetry Reading Group

Date
30/11/2017
Description
Come along to our Poetry Reading Group meeting.

Poetry Reading with Rachael Allen, Camilla Nelson, and Leah Wilkins

Poetry Reading with Rachael Allen, Camilla Nelson, and Leah Wilkins
Date
24/10/2017
Description
Join us for an evening of poetry with Camilla Nelson, Rachael Allen, and Leah Wilkins.

Poetry Performance Evening: Colin Herd, Iain Morrison, and Vicky Sparrow

Poetry Performance Evening: Colin Herd, Iain Morrison, and Vicky Sparrow
Date
29/03/2017
Description
Poetry Performance Evening run by the Nottingham Poetry Series and hosted by Five Leaves Bookshop in Nottingham city centre. Poetry from Colin Herd, Iain Morrison, and Vicky Sparrow. 29th March 2017, 7pm.

Reading Group Meeting: 'Paean to Place' by Lorine Niedecker

Date
09/03/2017
Description
Reading group meeting for the Nottingham Poetry Series, 9th March 2017, 6pm, Trent A35. 'Paean to Place' by Lorine Niedecker.

Nottingham Poetry Series Seminar

Date
23/02/2017
Description
Nottingham Poetry Series seminar February 2017

Benign Fiesta: Wyndham Lewis's Texts, Contexts, and Aesthetics

Benign Fiesta: Wyndham Lewis's Texts, Contexts, and Aesthetics
Date
11 - 13/09/2017
Description
Wyndham Lewis (1882-1957) was one of the twentieth century's most innovative and most controversial avant-garde painters, writers, and theorists. This conference will mark the 60th anniversary of Lewis's death and is intended to be a scholarly celebration of his work.
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Centre for Regional Literature and Culture

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email: dominic.head@nottingham.ac.uk