The Unexpected Reading Group: Mary Linskill

In this second special post, we learn more about the Unexpected Reading Group. A student-led, widening participation initiative founded by PGR student, Val Derbyshire. One...

The Unexpected Reading Group

In this special post we learn more about a student-led initiative, the Unexpected Reading Group, founded by PGR student, Val Derbyshire. Visit the blog again...

Outstanding UG Dissertation in Linguistics Award 2017

Congratulations to recent ELL graduate Huinan Zeng, who was just awarded an Outstanding Undergraduate Dissertation in Linguistics award from the Linguistics Association of Great Britain...

SURE Project: Silenced Voices in Nigerian Theatre

Last year Laura Mulvey, one of our recent graduates, conducted research into Nigerian theatre. Here Laura talks us through the project. Think summer research...

Exploring the Archives: Enemy attack! Sheffield’s ARP and the Blitz

MA students in the School of English are provided with the opportunity of taking a work placement as part of their degree programme. In...

Texts That Made Me: Rachel Stenner

Despite the fact that I spend my days swimming in words, emotions and objects locate the texts that have made me as much as...

Exploring the Archives: Sheffield Women’s Lib Movement in the 1970s

MA students in the School of English are provided with the opportunity of taking a work placement as part of their degree programme. In...

Texts That Made Me: Beth Hellen

This week’s ‘Texts That Made Me’ blog post features a very special guest: Beth Hellen — Research Services Librarian, Geneticist, and an avid reader of...

Texts That Made Me: Hannah Leach

I have always been a touch obsessive. A room covered in S Club 7 posters. Wearing out my friend’s Bring It On VHS and...

Texts That Made Me: Samraghni Bonnerjee

Thinking about the books that made me, here in England on a rainy summer’s day, I am reminded of reading surreptitiously under a night...