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.
Professor Graham Huggan is to lead a national project which will explore our nation's love of nature writing and discover which books have made the greatest impression.
A National Lottery grant is allowing the University of Leeds to update the most comprehensive survey of the dialects of England ever undertaken.
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.
The Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Cultures at Leeds has been ranked 60th in the world by the QS World Rankings by Subject 2017.
Rebecca, a PhD Candidate in Comparative Literature, has received a Postgraduate All Disciplines Fulbright Award to enable her to research at Cornell University in the USA in 2017-18.
The Poetry Society has been working with the University of Leeds and poet Helen Mort to create the project, which encourages young people to create poetry responding to climate change.
The Irish World Heritage Centre, Manchester was delighted to host Georgina Binnie's talk entitled: 'I am getting on swimming in the photo business now’: James Joyce, Ulysses and the ‘Photo girl’.