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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

Julia Snell

Language variation and identity; variationist & interactional sociolinguistics; linguistic ethnography; regional/social dialectology; spoken discourse analysis; language ideologies.

Student profile

Hannah Nolan

Hannah returned to Leeds to complete her fourth year after working at an integrated marketing agency for her year in industry placement. Read her story here.