World-renowned poet Simon Armitage has joined the University of Leeds as its first Professor of Poetry. Professor Armitage returns to the School of English 20 years after taking up his first post.
David Higgins has undertaken the first major investigation of environmental catastrophe in Romantic writing. The Collaboration with the Wordsworth Trust has produced exciting activities with schools.
Brett Greatley-Hirsch (University of Leeds) - ‘“Some may perhaps suppose this Prose is mine”: Authorship Attribution between Early Modern Drama, Prose, and Verse’ All welcome! Starts at 5:15 pm.
Explore the rich and varied worlds of Renaissance drama in The Playhouse Lab through script-in-hand, totally improvised staged readings of both familiar and less well-known plays. Starts at 5:30 pm.
Cultural translations. Jewish diasporic routes, particularly Baghdadi. Life Writing (memoir, autobiography, biography). Photography, particularly in relation to suffering. The body and gender.
Having come to Leeds as an undergraduate, Shelley's interest in postcolonial studies saw her stay on for postgraduate study.