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.

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 two interdisciplinary seminar series, regular public talks and lectures, and a number of reading group meetings.

For more details please follow the links on this website. You are also more than welcome to contact the CRLC’s Director: Dr Jo Robinson.



CRLC and School of English events

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

15/12/2017 - 08/04/2018
Invade - immigrate - integrate - inspire. 'Danelaw Saga' tells the tale of how the Vikings shaped the East Midlands.

Research team

Dr Jo Robinson Professor Dominic Head Professor Lynda Pratt Dr Andrew Harrison

Research Groups related to CRLC

D.H. Lawrence Research CentreThe Landscape Space Place Research Group

Other related Research Groups

Institute for the Name-StudiesCentre for the Study of the Viking AgeInstitue for Medieval Research

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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