Author Archives: Dr Larissa Allwork

SOTA Research Seminar and Event Programme – Spring 2015

The spring line-up of SOTA research seminars and events has been announced. All Seminars will be held in Room MY120 at 2.15pm unless otherwise stated. All University of Northampton staff and students are welcome to attend.

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Holocaust Memorial Day Event Tomorrow – 21st January 2015

Please note that in order to attend Professor Cesarani’s lecture and the subsequent academic talks in HLT1 from 1pm – 4pm, all University of Northampton members are required to bring their staff and student IDS to this event.

Bookings for members of the public have now been taken.  There will be no admission of members of the public to the lecture hall without prior booking.

Professor David Cesarani OBE to give Holocaust Memorial Day Lecture at the University of Northampton

On Wednesday 21st January at 1pm in Holdenby Lecture Theatre 1 , Professor David Cesarani OBE (Royal Holloway, University of London) will give the University of Northampton’s annual Holocaust Memorial Day Lecture on ‘The Second World War and the Fate of the Jews.’

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Season’s Greetings from SOTA Research!

Dr Sonya Andermahr and Dr Silvia Pellicer-Ortin (December 2014)

Dr Sonya Andermahr and Dr Silvia Pellicer-Ortin               (December 2014)

The last two weeks at SOTA research have been hectic but good, with three events which rounded off the term in style.  Chaired by Dr Sonya Andermahr, on 11th December 2014, Dr Silvia Pellicer-Ortin from the University of Zaragoza, Spain, gave a talk on ‘Emerging Voices: British Jewish Women Writers’ to English staff, MA and BA students.

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Inaugural John Clare Memorial Lecture with Professor Nick Groom a Success!

On Friday 12th December, the English Division at the University of Northampton School of the Arts was very pleased to welcome Professor Nick Groom (University of Exeter) to give the Inaugural John Clare Memorial Lecture.   Accompanied by mulled wine and mince pies,  the event was a real opportunity for the School to celebrate the legacy of John Clare and open its doors to members of the John Clare Trust, the John Clare Society and Sue Shields and Kathryn Parsons, artists who have been involved in the exhibition, ‘UnEarthed: John Clare’.

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Prizes and Grants for Professor Janet Wilson and Dr Gerri Kimber’s Literary Research on New Zealand

This Autumn, scholars in the English Division, Professor Janet Wilson and Dr Gerri Kimber have received prestigious awards for their research on the literature and culture of New Zealand.

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Autumn Term Research Bulletin from SOTA!

This Autumn term we have enjoyed some great news and research events in the Centre for Contemporary Narrative and Cultural Theory and the Centre for Practice Led Research in the Arts.

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SOTA Announces Autumn Research Seminar Programme 2014

Tomorrow, the School of the Arts Research Seminar Programme for the Autumn term will start with a lecture by University of Buckingham Dickens scholar, Professor John Drew. We have a great line-up this term with established SOTA researchers, visiting scholars, and new members of staff to SOTA.  All Seminars will be held in Room MY120 at 2.15pm unless otherwise stated.  There will be free tea, coffee and biscuits.  All staff and postgraduate students are welcome to attend.

For the full programme, please read below…

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SOTA announces workshops with the Research and Strategic Bidding Office

Karen Lewis and Helen Backhouse from the Research and Strategic Bidding Office will be coming to the School of the Arts to run two sessions to help facilitate grant finding and bid writing in the School of the Arts.

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New Term, New Research Developments in the CCN&CT

September is upon us and as well as a host of new undergraduates, the month has seen a number of new research developments within the Center for Contemporary Narrative and Cultural Theory.

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