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Simon Armitage appointed Professor of Poetry

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.

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Medieval and Early Modern Research Seminar

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.

The Playhouse Lab - The Duchess of Malfi

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.

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Katherine Mullin

My research concentrates on exploring the connections between late-Victorian and Modernist fiction, sexuality and popular culture.

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Kristina Kananaviciute

Kristina talks about her involvement with many different student societies and the Discovery modules available at Leeds