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Join the virtual Douglas Coupland conference

Join the virtual Douglas Coupland conference

Press releases   •   Apr 12, 2021 13:22 BST

Northumbria University has collaborated with two other universities to organise a free online conference dedicated to the Canadian writer and artist, Douglas Coupland, to mark the 30th Anniversary of his first novel, Generation X: Tales for an Accelerated Culture.

What Northern Culture needs to rebuild, rebalance and recover: ‘First of its kind’ Northern Culture Parliamentary Inquiry launched

What Northern Culture needs to rebuild, rebalance and recover: ‘First of its kind’ Northern Culture Parliamentary Inquiry launched

Press releases   •   Mar 18, 2021 07:36 GMT

The Northern Culture All Party Parliamentary Group, supported by Northumbria University, will launch its first Inquiry into what Northern Culture needs to rebuild, rebalance and recover.

Research sheds new light on the teaching of contemporary British literature in global higher education

Research sheds new light on the teaching of contemporary British literature in global higher education

Press releases   •   Mar 16, 2021 09:27 GMT

British literature has always been a popular area of study in UK universities, but new research has revealed for the first time how and where contemporary British literature is being taught in higher education institutions around the world.

Media collaboration offers opportunities to writers from under-represented backgrounds

Media collaboration offers opportunities to writers from under-represented backgrounds

Press releases   •   Feb 25, 2021 11:04 GMT

A new initiative co-funded by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation and supported by the New Statesman and Daily Mirror aims to increase opportunities for aspiring writers and journalists from under-represented backgrounds.

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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.

 Graduate internship scheme helps fund recruitment for growing business

Graduate internship scheme helps fund recruitment for growing business

News   •   Sep 06, 2017 15:14 BST

Alumni of Northumbria University are growing their own businesses by recruiting fellow graduates through funding available via the University

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Our Multilingual City

Our Multilingual City

Events   •   Nov 02, 2015 15:30 GMT

Want to learn more about the diverse languages spoken across Newcastle? Led by Professor Ewa Dabrowska, this series of short talks and accompanying audience quiz will explore the linguistic diversity found in Newcastle’s major community languages. Free Admission | Booking Essential

Nov 14, 14:0016:00 GMT

Great North Museum: Hancock Large Clore Suite Barras Bridge Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4PT

 Stories of Migration & Home in Newcastle

Stories of Migration & Home in Newcastle

Events   •   Nov 02, 2015 15:32 GMT

Learn more about how migration has shaped the region with Dr Tanja Bueltmann. There will be short talks for adults, storytelling for children, and a ‘pop-up museum’. Here members of the public can bring in objects that are important to them and which tell local migration stories. Free Admission | The storytelling and pop-up museum will be drop-in and non-ticketed. The talks for adults are al...

Nov 15, 11:3014:30 GMT

Discovery Museum Blandford Square Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4JA

 Public Lecture Series: Halima Cassell

Public Lecture Series: Halima Cassell

Events   •   Nov 02, 2015 15:49 GMT

Henry Rothschild Memorial Lecture: 20 Years of Continually Growing as a Creative Person Halima Cassell is an internationally renowned ceramicist. Her lecture will explore the various elements of her practice and discuss how her work evolves. Refreshments will be available from 6pm.

Nov 17, 18:0021:00 GMT

Shipley Art Gallery Prince Consort Road Gateshead Tyne and Wear NE8 4JB

 Shakespeare’s Citizens: Readings & Responses

Shakespeare’s Citizens: Readings & Responses

Events   •   Nov 02, 2015 15:40 GMT

Join us for a free taster of the established monthly Shakespeare Club in this special festival session, in which we will read and discuss still-relevant passages about the conflicts and challenges of city life in Shakespeare’s plays. No previous knowledge of Shakespeare’s drama is required, and all are welcome. Free Admission | Booking Essential

Nov 17, 18:0020:00 GMT

The Lit and Phil 23 Westgate Road Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 1SE

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Woon Art Prize 2017 - winner announced

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The winner of this year’s Woon Art Prize has been announced by Northumbria University, Newcastle, and BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art.

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Being Human festival gets underway at The Discovery Museum

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Academics from Northumbria University are hosting a series of free events across Newcastle as part of Being Human festival – the UK’s onl...

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