The Centre for Contemporary Literature and Culture provides a home for staff and students working on late twentieth to early twenty-first-century literature, film, TV, theory, and popular culture. We regularly host visiting speakers, public lectures, conferences, and symposia, as well as reading groups, workshops, and other public events.
Dr Sebastian Mitchell delivering the latest Arts Matters talk.
Dr Asha Rogers asks whether a historical perspective on state literary support strengthens the case to "bring the state back in" today.
This talk explores the value of understanding Britain's relationship to its coasts, shores, and beaches via the nation's own gothic literary tradition.
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