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You say toe-mato, we say tomato

You say toe-mato, we say tomato

Press releases   •   Jun 18, 2018 13:05 BST

Have you ever felt like President Trump is speaking another language? This year’s linguistics conference at Northumbria will explore this very issue as guest speaker Lynne Murphy discusses the ‘special relationship’ between British and US English.

Innovative festival reveals the facts behind crime fiction

Innovative festival reveals the facts behind crime fiction

Press releases   •   Mar 27, 2018 11:38 BST

A festival for crime fiction writers and readers offers its audience a rare insight into the fascinating world of real-life criminal investigation.

Two weeks left to enter Northern Writers’ Awards

Two weeks left to enter Northern Writers’ Awards

Press releases   •   Jan 18, 2018 15:46 GMT

Writers from across the North of England have just two weeks left to enter this year’s Northern Writers’ Awards.

Humanities celebrated at Northumbria with Institute launch

Humanities celebrated at Northumbria with Institute launch

Press releases   •   Nov 28, 2017 09:59 GMT

Northumbria University, Newcastle is celebrating the multidisciplinary achievements taking place within its humanities subjects and, more widely across the University, with the launch of its Institute of Humanities.

Join Bram Stoker’s great grand-nephew for a literary fright night at Northumbria

Join Bram Stoker’s great grand-nephew for a literary fright night at Northumbria

Press releases   •   Oct 31, 2017 16:29 GMT

Dacre Stoker, the best-selling co-author of Dracula the Un-Dead, the official Stoker family endorsed sequel to Dracula is set to appear at Northumbria University next week.

Northumbria academic to publish inside story of Martin Luther King’s historic visit to Newcastle

Northumbria academic to publish inside story of Martin Luther King’s historic visit to Newcastle

Press releases   •   Aug 23, 2017 16:36 BST

A fascinating new book by Northumbria University’s Professor in American Studies, Brian Ward about Martin Luther King’s historic visit to Newcastle University will be published next month by Newcastle Libraries’ Tyne Bridge Publishing to coincide with the 50th anniversary of this landmark event.