Author Archives: B Colbert

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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Nyae Nyae Journey

This is the first 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.  Courtesy of my employer, the University of … Continue reading

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Turning Perpignan Green

In this Guest Blog for Transculture, CTTR postgraduate research student Stephen Greenfield reflects on his recent experiences at the International Conference on Ecopoetics at Perpignan: Almost 53 years after Salvadore Dali referred to Perpignan as the ‘centre du monde’, the French/Catalan city … Continue reading

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Public lecture: 24 May 2016, Owen Martell in Conversation

Trilingual novelist and translator Owen Martell will be reading from his award-winning novels and discussing his work and the writer’s life with Dr Aidan Byrne. The discussion will take place on Tuesday, 24 May 2016, from 5:30 p.m. in  Room MA030, … Continue reading

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