Centre for Regional Literature and Culture
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Welcome to CRLC

The CRLC houses a unique range of single and multi-disciplinary research from the Medieval to the Contemporary, with a focus on:

  • Writing and the local (especially D.H. Lawrence, Lord Byron, Alan Sillitoe)
  • Regional and national literary cultures (especially Ireland, Scotland, East Midlands, the Lake District)
  • Space and place
  • Cultural geography
  • Translating cultures
  • Literary recoveries

Arts and Humanities Masters studentships for 2017 entry

Deadline for applications: 25 April 2017

Welcome to the centre for Regional Literature and Culture


Members of the CRLC are interested in a variety of research methodologies, including: text editing, book-history, cultural geography, and individual-author studies.

The CRLC is home to a thriving, international postgraduate community working towards both Masters and Doctoral degrees. We welcome expressions of interest from students wishing to pursue postdoctoral research at Nottingham.

The CRLC hosts a regular series of events, including an annual conference, the Byron Lecture, and two interdisciplinary seminar series.

For more details please follow the links on this website. You are also more than welcome to contact the CRLC’s Director: Professor Dominic Head

AHRC-funded projects


In addition to the above research projects, a number of our postgraduate members are funded by the AHRC Midlands3Cities programme:

CRLC and School of English events

CFP - Landscapes of Power: An Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Symposium on Power and Place

Call for Papers for Landscapes of Power: An Interdicsciplinary Postgraduate Symposium on Power and Place, organised by the Landscape, Space, Place Research Group.
Benign Fiesta: Wyndham Lewis's Texts, Contexts, and Aesthetics

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

11 - 13/09/2017
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

Trent Building
University of Nottingham
University Park

telephone: +44 (0) 115 951 5910
fax: +44 (0) 115 951 5924