Category Archives: Research

Karina van Dalen-Oskam on Computers and Literature

Guest blogger, Professor Karina van Dalen-Oskam, will deliver a CTTR-sponsored Faculty of Arts Public Lecture, ‘The Riddle of Literary Quality’, on Wednesday, 13 March, 6-7 p.m., MK405 George Wallis Building – further information here. Can computers and literature work together? … Continue reading

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James Machin on Weird Fiction

Weird fiction is a slippery term for a slippery category of writing. It is most closely associated with H. P. Lovecraft, and Weird Tales magazine during its 1920s/30s heyday. The delirious mixture of Gothic horror, science fiction, and fantasy to be found … Continue reading

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Professor Sebastian Groes on Information Overload, the Brain and Evolution

Part I: Can your head ever be full? In the digital age our brains process an incredible amount of information. This causes concern. We suffer from fatigue and sleeplessness, and from new diseases such as infostress and data addiction. We’re … Continue reading

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Faculty of Arts Staff Research Conference, 2 July 2018

CTTR staff will be presenting their latest research at the Faculty of Arts Staff Research Conference on Monday, 2 July 2018, from 11-1pm (Room MC331), all staff and students welcome. Speakers include: Dr Frank Wilson, ‘That Memorable Scene’: Visual and Literary … Continue reading

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Dr Daisy Black – AHRC/BBC New Generation Thinker

CTTR’s Dr Daisy Black, Lecturer in English, is among this year’s winners of the prestigious AHRC / BBC RADIO 3 NEW GENERATION THINKERS COMPETITION 2018 Dr Black is a specialist in Medieval and Renaissance drama, and gender and queer theory.  She has been selected for … Continue reading

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‘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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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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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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