CRLC
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
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Overview

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.

Email joanna.robinson@nottingham.ac.uk

 

CRLC and School of English events

Exhibition: Romantic Facts and Fantasies - Romantic Reputations

Exhibition: Romantic Facts and Fantasies - Romantic Reputations

Date
02/07/2019
Description
Lunchtime talks - a series of free talks to accompany the exhibition will be held at the Djanogly Theatre.
The British Association for Romantic Studies 16th International Conference

The British Association for Romantic Studies 16th International Conference

Date
25 - 28/07/2019
Description
The BARS 2019 conference will explore the potency of 'fact' and 'fantasy' both in the Romantic period and during the afterlife of Romanticism. The aim is to develop a collective understanding of how Romantic 'fact' and 'fantasy' work together and against one another, and in so doing embody the spirit of an age whose inventions and innovations laid the foundations for modernity while simultaneously exulting the power of the imagination and its creations.
Exhibition: Romantic Facts and Fantasies - Paupers and Poetry

Exhibition: Romantic Facts and Fantasies - Paupers and Poetry

Date
26/07/2019
Description
This talk by Dr Charlotte May will focus on the Workhouse at Southwell, Nottinghamshire, whose founder was a close connection of the poet Lord Byron.
Byron Lecture - Peterloo: the English Uprising

Byron Lecture - Peterloo: the English Uprising

Date
27/07/2019
Description
Professor Robert Poole, UCLAN, tells for the first time the full extraordinary story of Peterloo: the English Uprising. RSVP to attend!
Exhibition: Romantic Facts and Fantasies - Romanticism, Caricature and Politics

Exhibition: Romantic Facts and Fantasies - Romanticism, Caricature and Politics

Date
20/08/2019
Description
In this illustrated talk, Dr Richard Gaunt, Associate Professor in the Department of History, considers the rough, boisterous sensibilities which caricaturists brought to their craft
 

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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
email: dominic.head@nottingham.ac.uk