Posts tagged with ‘literature’

University of Nottingham’s Writer-in-Residence in the running for Man Booker Prize

Congratulations to University of Nottingham academic Jon McGregor, whose new novel Reservoir 13 has made the […]

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Does literature build peace? Literature and UNESCO’s mission

The Centre for Advanced Studies is delighted to welcome Professor Sarah Churchwell to the University of Nottingham to speak on the value of literature to today’s society and to reflect on the ambitions of UNESCO 70 years on from when it was first established.

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Take part in Jon McGregor’s live literature experiment

Want to meet novelist Jon McGregor and take part in a live literature experiment? Award-winning novelist […]

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Michael Symmons Roberts and Alison Moore

Nottingham Lakeside Arts are offering UoN staff and students discount tickets for the Michael Symmons Roberts […]

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Pat Barker in conversation

Multi award-winning British author Pat Barker will be in conversation with Professor Sharon Monteith, University of Nottingham, to discuss her work.

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Reading well for health – POSTPONED

Come along to a workshop which focuses on the Reading Well programme set up by The Reading Agency. This session will feature speakers from the Reading Agency and Nottinghamshire County Library Services.

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Rwanda, writing as duty to memory: an author’s perspective

In this talk, award-winning author Véronique Tadjo will lend an author’s perspective to the theme of ‘Rwanda, writing as duty to memory’. Presented by the Rwandan Stories of Change Project in the Department of French and Francophone Studies.

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Lesbian pulp fiction: then and now

The University of Nottingham welcomes Dr Kaye Mitchell, Senior Lecturer at The University of Manchester, to discuss the history of Lesbian Pulp Fiction, the 1950’s paperback publishing phenomenon in the USA.

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Grace Nichols and John Agard – Nottingham Poetry Festival

Grace Nichols and John Agard visit Nottingham Lakeside Arts as part of the Nottingham Poetry Festival 2015.

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American sincerity and good posture: Stanley Cavell and David Foster Wallace

The Department of American and Canadian Studies present ‘American sincerity and good posture: Stanley Cavell and David Foster Wallace’, a lecture from Dr Adam Kelly, University of York.

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