Posts tagged with ‘reading’

Order direct from Blackwell’s with Sci-Quest

Sci-Quest — the eProcurement system that staff at the University use to simplify the ordering process […]

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‘True Crime on Campus’ — real security reports from the university front line

Copies of ‘True Crime on Campus‘ — published by University of Nottingham Registrar Paul Greatrix — […]

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Nottingham Reading Programme commences

The Nottingham Reading Programme launches once again next week — with the University giving all new […]

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CANCELLED: Castrating Rochester: John Wilmot’s manuscript poetry

This talk looks at the peculiarities of the manuscript canon of the poetry of John Wilmot, 2nd Earl of Rochester (1647-80), and its examples in the collections at the University of Nottingham.

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Local author Alison Moore: Location and Landscape

In this talk, Man Booker Prize shortlisted writer of fiction, Alison Moore, will be exploring the influence of location and landscape in her novels, including a work in progress.

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Reading Nottingham’s Unread: Republishing James Prior’s Forest Folk

First published in 1901, Prior’s pacy novel is set in Blidworth against a background of the Napoleonic Wars and Luddite riots. It lay unnoticed for many years, although DH Lawrence rated Prior’s work. In 2016, Forest Folk clawed its way into view. How will it fare in the bookshops of 2017? 

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New additions to the DH Lawrence collections

In this talk Dr Andrew Harrison will discuss and interpret several recently acquired items in the University’s internationally recognised Lawrence Collections, including a manuscript of ‘Laura Philippine’ and a rare typescript of ‘Pansies’.

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‘The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy’ reading groups

This year, the University gave all new students the opportunity to pick up a free, customised […]

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Starting a new chapter with the Nottingham Reading Programme

This year, the University is giving all new students the opportunity to pick up a free copy of The […]

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A smooth start to a new chapter

The University celebrated the success of the inaugural Nottingham Reading Programme last week, awarding the first prize […]

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