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Write Now: Exploring the Teaching of Contemporary British Literature in Global Higher Education

Write Now: Exploring the Teaching of Contemporary British Literature in Global Higher Education

Press releases   •   May 18, 2020 11:00 BST

More than half of the world's students study Shakespeare, but the story of contemporary English Literature does not begin and end with the Bard.

Digital events provide safe space to discuss death

Digital events provide safe space to discuss death

Press releases   •   May 13, 2020 10:59 BST

With Covid-19 prompting many of us to examine how we deal with death and dying, a series of online events have been set up providing a digital space where people can share their stories, hopes and fears in relation to loss.

Common People: New report exposes class ceiling in the UK publishing industry - and what it will take to smash it

Common People: New report exposes class ceiling in the UK publishing industry - and what it will take to smash it

Press releases   •   May 01, 2020 07:43 BST

A Professor from Northumbria University has called for major changes to the publishing industry to make it more accessible for writers from diverse and working-class backgrounds.

Crime Story 2020: Innovative crime writing festival turns spotlight on contemporary crime

Crime Story 2020: Innovative crime writing festival turns spotlight on contemporary crime

Press releases   •   Feb 27, 2020 16:26 GMT

A series of events for crime fiction fans will take place at Alphabetti Theatre, Newcastle this spring, bringing together people from the two very different worlds of fact and fiction.

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Shakespeare Club takes to the road

Shakespeare Club takes to the road

News   •   Apr 23, 2019 13:08 BST

Iconic buildings and locations across the North East will play host to a series of discussions exploring some of Shakespeare’s most famous plays.

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 Offensive Shakespeare Conference

Offensive Shakespeare Conference

Events   •   Jan 05, 2017 17:17 GMT

Sponsored by The British Shakespeare Association Keynote Speakers Professor Douglas Lanier (University of New Hampshire) Dr Peter Kirwan (Nottingham University)

May 24, 09:0018:00 BST

Northumbria University Lipman Building Flat 2, Erskine Chambers Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8ST

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