Category Archives: Public Lectures

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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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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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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Public lecture: 17 May 2016: Francis O’Gorman on Worrying

Professor Francis O’Gorman (University of Leeds) will be presenting a public lecture on the subject of his recent book, Worrying: A Literary and Cultural History. His talk will take place on Tuesday, 17 May 2016, from 6:00 pm, in Room MK045, … Continue reading

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Public Lecture: 5 May 2016, Tracey Hill on Immigrants in Early Modern London

Dr Tracey Hill (Bath Spa University) will be presenting a CTTR Public Lecture, ‘Strangers and aliens: immigrants in early modern London’, on Thursday 5 May 2016 in MK045 at 6:00 p.m. (City Campus, University of Wolverhampton). The event is free and … Continue reading

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Public Lecture: 19 April 2016, Adam Thorpe on ‘Writing Out of the Past’

Adam Thorpe, translator, author of novels including Ulverton, Still, and Hodd, of six volumes of poetry, two volumes of short stories and several radio dramas visits the City Campus of the University of Wolverhampton to give a public lecture on “Writing Out of the … Continue reading

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Public Event: Novelists Catherine O’Flynn and James Hannah in conversation

Monday 14 March 2016, 6 – 7.30pm Wolverhampton Art Gallery – Georgian Room Novelists Catherine O’Flynn (Costa Book Award winner, Booker and Orange Prize nominee, Galaxy Book Award winner) and James Hannah (The A to Z of You and Me, shortlisted … Continue reading

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Public Lecture: 2 February 2016, Thomas Docherty on the ‘Managed University’

Professor Thomas Docherty (Warwick University) will be delivering a CTTR-sponsored public lecture entitled: ‘On critical responsibility and criminal irresponsibility: the managed university’, from 6 to 7:30 p.m., on 2nd February. The lecture will take place in Room MK045 on the City Campus … Continue reading

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Conference: Human Rights and Faith Perspectives, 21 November 2015

In partnership with Inter Faith Wolverhampton and Wolverhampton City Council, the Centre for Transnational & Transcultural Research (CTTR)  is proud to host ‘Human Rights and Faith Perspectives’, a conference organized by Dr Opinderjit Kaur Takhar, Senior Lecturer in Religious Studies. The … Continue reading

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Meet Pauls Bankovskis, Latvian Novelist

The Centre for Transnational and Transcultural Research (CTTR) launches its 2015-16 Events Programme with a rare opportunity to meet with one of Latvia’s most prominent contemporary writers, Pauls Bankovskis, on 9 October at 2:30 p.m., MC201, City Campus, University of … Continue reading

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