Narrative Research Group

NRG/CEMP workshop ‘Digital Media, Culture and Education: Third Space Literacies’ (Weds 24 May, 4pm, F104)

Our final NRG session of the year will be held Wed 24 May at 4pm in F104 and we will be hosting a joint workshop and book launch with colleagues from CEMP. This will be led by Julian McDougall and John Potter around the theme of Digital Media, Culture and Education: Third Space Literacies, which… Read more »

NRG this week: ‘Jane Austen, Elsewhere’ (Dr Andrew McInnes, Edge Hill University) (Weds 23/03/17, 4-5pm, F309)

This month’s visiting Narrative Research Group speaker is Dr Andrew McInness from Edge Hill University who will be speaking on the subject of ‘Jane Austen, Elsewhere’ (full abstract below). Dr McInnes will be presenting his research 4-5pm in F309 on Weds 22 March 2017. As always, we will proceed to Dylans for continued discussion over… Read more »

NRG talk Weds 22 Feb 2017: ‘Teens, Texts and Tropes’ (Dr Michele Paule, Oxford Brookes)

Please see below details of this Wednesday’s NRG talk from Dr Michele Paule of Oxford Brookes University. Dr Paule’s talk will take place 4-5pm in F309. All are very welcome and hope to see you there! Teens, texts and tropes: an archaeological approach to ‘successful girl’ narratives In this talk I will offer some insights… Read more »

NRG visiting speaker: Roger Sabin ‘The Origins of Comics Criticism’ Weds 25 Jan 4-5pm F309

Roll up for another NRG session – this Weds 25th January we are delighted to welcome Professor Roger Sabin from UAL London, who will be speaking on ‘The Origins of Comics Criticism’ This paper seeks to explore the way in which the new medium of comics was perceived by critics in the late 19th century,… Read more »

NRG visiting speaker Pam Lock (U of Bristol) – ‘The Sensational Temperance of Danesbury House’ (4pm F309 16/11/16)

Tomorrow’s NRG visiting speaker is Pam Lock (University of Bristol) who will be discussing Ellen Wood’s Danesbury House (1860) as a vital link within the history of sensation and temperance fiction (abstract below). This will be held at 4pm in F309 and as usual we will adjourn to Dylans afterwards and then into the centre… Read more »

NRG talk today! ‘I Spit on Your Throne’ (Dr Billy Proctor, BU) – 4pm F309

Today’s NRG research seminar will be delivered by Dr Billy Proctor who will be speaking about: I Spit on Your Throne: Sexploitation, Feminism & The Rape-Revenge of Sansa Stark Full abstract below and all members and interested students are very very welcome! We meet 4-5pm in F309 (Fusion Building)​ and as tradition dictates will decamp… Read more »

MA Literary Media student Kat Hendrickx on the Ageless Agatha Christie Conference (Exeter University, 20-21 June 2016)

I was fortunate to have been offered the opportunity to present my paper “Detecting the movement of meaning: A examination of Christie in both world and national context” at the third annual Ageless Agatha Christie Conference organised by Mia Dormer and Dr Jamie Bernthal. The one and a half day conference was held at the… Read more »

NRG talk: ‘The Changing Place of ‘Fantasy’ in Contemporary Culture’ (Professor Martin Barker, Aberystwyth University) 4pm 27/04/16 W240

Please see below for details of next week’s NRG talk in the Screening Room (W240). Martin Barker is an internationally renowned researcher in the field of audience studies and this promises to be an excellent session! All very welcome, hope to see you there at 4pm on Wednesday 27 April 2016. “Catching Dragons in Flight”:… Read more »

NRG talk: ‘Teens, texts and tropes’ (Dr Michele Paule, Oxford Brookes) – 09/03/16 4pm CG17

Please see below for details of our next NRG visiting speaker in the Faculty Seminar Series – all very welcome. Wednesday 9 March 2016 (4pm, CG17) Dr Michele Paule, Oxford Brookes University Teens, texts and tropes: an archaeological approach to ‘successful girl’ narratives In this talk I will offer some insights into ‘successful girl’ narratives… Read more »