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.
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.
The Finnegans Wake reading group will reconvene on Wednesday 18 October at 5.15pm at the School of English, University of Leeds. New members very welcome! Starts at 5:15 pm.
British culture and literature during the Romantic period: genius and creativity; constructions of the self; nationalism and imperialism; ideas of community; ecology.
Coming to Leeds allowed Raisa to further explore the connections between her two passions - drama and literature.