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
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.

Recent and on-going projects include the AHRC-funded:


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 most welcome to contact the CRLC’s Director:

CRLC and School of English Events

Futures Festival - careers advice and opportunities

For all arts students: get a taste of what you can do alongside your studies to increase your job prospects. The festival includes volunteer and paid opportunities currently available on campus.

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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