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Visiting the home of Pride and Prejudice - Chatsworth House

MA English Literature student Lucinda Weston gives A-level students an interactive tour of Chatsworth House and its grounds. Chatsworth is said to be an inspiration for Jane Austen's novel…

From  Tommy Wilson on January 8th, 2020 0 likes 17 plays 0  

Ade Solanke in profile

We spoke with School of English alumna Ade Solanke about her career as a writer and lecturer.

From  Nick Kennard on August 16th, 2019 0 likes 28 plays 0  

Revealed: Chatsworth's servants over the centuries

Three PhD students from the School of English have had unprecedented access to previously unseen archives at Chatsworth House for the first time. The findings have revealed fascinating new insights…

From  Ruth Kirkman on May 2nd, 2019 0 likes 223 plays 0  

Our Graduates: Claire Roper

Claire Roper graduated in 2012 with a BA (Hons) in English Language and Linguistics. She currently works as a HR Business Partner at OVO Energy.

From  Ruth Kirkman on June 1st, 2018 0 likes 7 plays 0  

Our Graduates: Jodie Cook

Jodie Cook graduated in 2010 with a BA in Business Management. She now runs her own social media company, JC Social Media.

From  Ruth Kirkman on June 1st, 2018 0 likes 84 plays 0  

'The Hole in the Road' by Adrian Scott

The Hole in the Road is a short poem by Adrian Scott - PhD candidate in the School of English at the University of Sheffield. Adrian is a poet based in Sheffield, and helped contribute to the Virtual…

From  Tom Foster on August 10th, 2017 0 likes 48 plays 0  

Material Stories of Migration

A creative project on migration coordinated by Dr Veronica Barnsley and Dr Shirin Teifouri. Material Stories enables refugees and migrants from diverse backgrounds to explore their experiences of…

From  Graham McElearney on July 20th, 2017 0 likes 27 plays 0  

“You’ve Been Reading Too Many Idiotic Trashy Books!”: Why Read Harlequin Mills & Boon Romances?

Val Derbyshire, School of English. Harlequin Mills & Boon Romances have long been the black sheep of the literary world. And yet, from a commercial point of view, Mills & Boon romances remain…

From  batchUser on May 30th, 2017 0 likes 20 plays 0  

Writing New Forms of Sincerity

Daniel Southward, School of English. This talk explores the ideas of post-irony (switching between ironic and sincere behaviour or language) and how this is influencing everything from adverts to…

From  batchUser on May 30th, 2017 0 likes 23 plays 0  

How Accents Interact with Ethnicity and Identity, Geography and Mobility

Chen Shen, School of English. We speak one same language to make communication possible, but we all speak it with accents to make our speech more informative and fun! English, as a global language,…

From  batchUser on May 30th, 2017 0 likes 24 plays 0  

Poetry on Trial: The Prosecution of James Montgomery

Adam Smith, School of English. During the early decades of the nineteenth century James Montgomery cemented his reputation as one of Sheffield’s most enduring legends. A poet, bookseller,…

From  batchUser on May 30th, 2017 0 likes 20 plays 0  

The Technology of Body Building

Fabienne Collignon is lecturer in Contemporary Literature, School of English, University of Sheffield. Her talk explores ideas around 'The Technology of Body Building'. Intrigued? You…

From  batchUser on April 26th, 2017 0 likes 37 plays 0  

Kestrels, Coal Mines and a Nuclear Apocalypse: Reading and Watching South Yorkshire

David Forrest is a lecturer of Film Studies in the School of English. This talk was given on 27th March 2014. This talk showcases the work of Barry Hines, a Barnsley writer whose archive is held in…

From  batchUser on April 26th, 2017 0 likes 20 plays 0