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Niall Griffiths Inaugural Lecture (Part 4 – Conclusion)

This is the fourth and concluding part of the Professorial Inaugural Address delivered by Niall Griffiths on 8 December 2014 at the Arena Theatre in Wolverhampton. To read the speech in sequence follow this link to Part 1 and click on … Continue reading

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CTTR Researchers in the Media (Update)

        Dr Nicola Allen, Lecturer in English, and Dr Aidan Byrne, Senior Lecturer in English and Media, introduce their research into the history and aesthetics of politician’s novels in an article, ‘Anti-democratic? I couldn’t possibly comment’, published … Continue reading

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‘Literatures in Transit’ – CTTR / CEHUM Collaboration

CTTR Co-director Glyn Hambrook has recently returned from a short visit to Portugal (26-28 October), where he was invited to deliver a paper in the ‘Literatures in Transit’ seminar series of the INTCULTPOET (Intercultural Poetics) Research Group of CEHUM (Centre … 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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Welcome to the ‘transculture’ blog

Welcome to ‘transculture’, the blog of the Centre for Transnational and Transcultural Research (CTTR) based in the University of Wolverhampton’s Faculty of Arts. Founded in 2010, the CTTR provides a research environment for interdisciplinary investigation into internationalism, cosmopolitanism, and inter-cultural … Continue reading

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