Monthly Archives: October 2014

Paradise is on the end of your nose

Tilstone Studio, Arena Theatre, Wolverhampton (Monday, 8th December, 6:30 p.m., admission Free) Professor Niall Griffiths delivers his inaugural lecture describing his motivation and inspiration for writing. He will discuss the significance of finding a writing voice for peoples and places … Continue reading

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CTTR Researcher Profiles: Dr Irina Moore

Dr Irina Moore is a Senior Lecturer in Linguistics, TESOL, and Russian at the University of Wolverhampton’s Department of English, Linguistics, and Creative Writing. Her research and teaching interests have been fostered by many years of teaching and mentoring in the … Continue reading

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Project Update: British Travel Writing, 1780-1840

In this blog post, Dr Benjamin Colbert, Reader in English Literature and co-director of the Centre for Transnational and Transcultural Research, reflects on the recent launch of a pilot travel writing database and on its future development. On 10 July … Continue reading

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Black Country Echoes: CTTR Researcher to Address Symposium, 6 November 2014

Dr Paul McDonald, expert on humour and author of Fiction from the Furnace: A Hundred Years of Black Country Writing (2002), will be participating in the symposium Black Country Landscape in Literature, Thursday 6 November 2014, at the Arena Theatre, Wulfruna Street, Wolverhampton, … Continue reading

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Conference Report – Borders & Crossings/Seuils et traverses, 11-13 September 2014

The Centre for Transnational and Transcultural Research (CTTR) had the pleasure of co-organising the 11th Borders & Crossings/Seuils et traverses International Travel Writing Conference held at the Bolyarski Hotel, Veliko Turnovo, Bulgaria, on 11-13 September 2014. The conference series began … Continue reading

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