What’s On: North East Literature and Book Events in August 2018

August is traditionally a quiet month for book events in the North East. But for those of you not off on holidays elsewhere, our monthly what's on guide to literature in Durham, Newcastle, Teesside, Sunderland and around still has a fine selection of readings and talks to keep you engaged. A fixture in the August... Continue Reading →


Decoding the Ancestral Land: The Poetics of Place, Space and Time in V. S. Naipaul’s India Trilogy

V.S. Naipaul's Indian Trilogy - comprising India: An Area of Darkness (1964), India: A Wounded Civilization (1977), and India: A Million Mutinies Now (1990) - explores the contrast between the India of his imagination and memory, and India as it exists in reality. In an article in the new issue of our Postgraduate English journal,... Continue Reading →

Beginnings and Endings: Late Summer Lectures 2018

We're delighted to announce the programme for our annual and popular series of Late Summer Lectures. From snake-women to satirical pamphlets, the beginnings of sound film to the burning of Shakespeare's globe, there's a topic for everyone related to this year's theme of 'Beginnings and Endings'. All lectures are free and open to all. The... Continue Reading →

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