Author Archives: B Colbert

‘Un-shared Futures?: Teaching the Literatures of Four Nations in Flux’ –– A Symposium

The Association for Welsh Writing in English and the University of Wolverhampton School of Humanities are delighted to invite colleagues from all areas of literary studies to a one-day symposium on the subject of ‘Un-shared Futures?: Teaching the Literatures of … Continue reading

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Jane Austen – Germaine de Staël Anniversary Keynote

Benjamin Colbert, Co-Director of CTTR, delivered the opening keynote address at the Chawton House Library conference, Reputations, Legacies, Futures: Jane Austen, Germaine de Staël and their Contemporaries, on Thursday, 13 July 2017.  Celebrating the bicentenary of the deaths of Austen … Continue reading

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TransLive, 30 June 2017

When? 30 June 2017, 2pm Where? Student Union. University of Wolverhampton ‘TransLive’ aspires to raise awareness and highlight the importance of  literary translation as a creative practice that can enhance intercultural awareness in the UK’s and the region’s linguistically diverse … Continue reading

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Research Seminar: 16 May 2017, Dr Yarmilla Daskalova on Poe and Baudelaire

Dr Yarmila Daskalova, University of Sts Cyril and Methodius, Veliko Turnovo, Bulgaria, will be speaking on ‘New Dimensions in Conceptualizing Beauty and the Principle of Originality in the Works of Edgar Allan Poe and Charles Baudelaire’, Tuesday, 16 May 2017, 14.00 … Continue reading

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Launch Event – Friday 25 November: UK Sikh Survey Report 2016

CTTR hosts the Launch of the Findings of the UK Sikh Survey, the first ever comprehensive analysis of issues that matter to the British Sikh Community. The event takes place on Friday 25 November 2016, 2-4pm, MA 221 (The Council Room, Wulfruna … Continue reading

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Public Lecture: 24 Nov. 2016, Jay Griffiths in Conversation (Tristimania)

Acclaimed novelist and writer Jay Griffiths reads from and discusses her latest book, Tristimania: A Diary of Manic Depression, in conversation with CTTR novelist Professor Niall Griffiths. The event will take place on Thursday, 24 November 2016, from 6:00 p.m. in the Lecture Theatre, MX004, … Continue reading

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Communities of Authorship Update: The Marchioness Solari and the Royal Literary Fund

This post is the second of a series of profiles in which Dr Benjamin Colbert will feature an author and her work from Women’s Travel Writing, 1780-1840, as well as an update on the research underway for the British Academy project, … Continue reading

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Stories in the Sand

This is the last of four blog posts by CTTR’s Candi Miller recounting her experiences with the San people in Northeastern Namibia over the summer, and the development of her latest research project.   For previous installments see Part 1, Part 2, … Continue reading

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The School Problem

This is the third of four blog posts by CTTR’s Candi Miller recounting her experiences with the San people in Northeastern Namibia over the summer, and the development of her latest research project. [See Part 1, Part 2] Imagine you are the … Continue reading

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Finding Koba

This is the second of four blog posts by CTTR’s Candi Miller recounting her experiences with the San people in Northeastern Namibia over the summer, and the development of her latest research project. [See Part 1] I’ve shown Tsamkxao, one of the … Continue reading

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