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Writing Back opens to international students

This award-winning project, which sees School of English students become pen pals with older local residents, is opening to international students for the first time thanks to additional funding.

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The Eighteenth-Century and Romantic Research Seminar

Samuel Longhurst of the University of Sheffield gives a talk on James Thomson’s The Seasons, the Georgics, and ‘Poetical Enthusiasm’. All staff and students welcome. Starts at 5:30 pm.

Creative writing workshop

A creative writing workshop run by recently published novelist Clare Fisher. The author will talk about her work and will then run a workshop on fiction writing and how to get into publishing. Starts at 4:00 pm.

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Staff profile

David Higgins

British culture and literature during the Romantic period: genius and creativity; constructions of the self; nationalism and imperialism; ideas of community; ecology.

Student profile

Raisa Butt

Coming to Leeds allowed Raisa to further explore the connections between her two passions - drama and literature.