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Transatlantic women’s literature
(Edinburgh University Press, 2008)
The Leicester Arch and the Temple of Janus
(Leicester Mercury Media Group Ltd, 2007-12)
Sir Edwin Lutyens was one of the foremost English architects of his day and was invited in 1919 to design a war memorial for the city of Leicester. For Lutyens the architectural challenge was to express in stone the profound ...
(Beautiful Books, 2009-01)
People shouldn't feel guilty about your carbon footprint. The way to deal with global warming is to build a bigger, better energy supply – not to change behaviour at home and in the car. People are not addicted to energy, ...
Kit: Selling sports-clothing in Britain 1870-1950
This presentation combines the interests of Dil Porter, who has worked on sport and business history, and Jean Williams, who is interested in sporting fashion and textile history. It looks at methodological issues in tracing ...
Poetry and The Listener: the myth of the ‘Middlebrow’
(Sheffield Hallam University,, 2003-06)
The article looks at poetry published in The Listener and re-evaluates histories of literature in the 1930s
This exhibition takes the German word for tender and delicate, zart, as its origin, exploring and interrogating through the selection and curation of the exhibition, artists whose practice engages in detail, the overlooked ...
0 to 10,000,000 (commission for Oxford University Biochemistry Department)
Context The Biochemistry Department at Oxford University in collaboration with architects Hawkins Brown commissioned four artists to make permanent art works for their new building. The project was called Saltbridges ...
The Killing Jar
(Chatto and Windus, 2006-03)
Five-year-old Kerrie-Ann Hill has an unusual neighbour. Mrs Ivanovich collects butterflies and she shows Kerrie-Ann how to catch them, take care of them, and evenhow to kill them using a jar and some funny-smelling liquid. ...
The Okinawa Dragon
(Five Leaves Publications, 2008-06)
Jack deals in cardboard, selling expensive and rare gaming cards to rich collectors. He makes plenty of money, travelling the world. He meets millionaire Henri, the man who has everything. Well, almost everything. Henri ...
Women, Modernism and British Poetry 1910-39: Resisting Femininity
Modernism as a period consists of progressive and reactionary cultural cross-currents. Under the umbrella of ‘Rear-guard modernism’ I explore poetry which is not formally adventurous but which represents a ‘conservative ...