‘Translation and Stylistic Variation’ – Professor John Goodby speaks at British Centre for Literary Translation research seminar

BCLT Research Seminar - Translation and Stylistic Variation (Helen Gibson with Francis Jones and John Goodby) - 15 November 2023

On Wednesday 15 November Professor John Goodby was one of two experts on Irish poetry and poetry translation, together with Dr Francis Jones of Newcastle University, invited to speak at a research seminar in the series run by the British Centre for Literary Translation (BCLT) at UEA; this event centred on the launch of Helen Gibson’s book on translations by […]

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“I Sang in my Chains like the Sea” – Newly-commissioned settings of seven Dylan Thomas poems staged as part of York Late Music series, co-organised by Professor John Goodby

On Saturday 04 November, “I Sang in my Chains like the Sea“ took place involving the performance of newly-commissioned settings of seven Dylan Thomas poems by five composers. The event, co-organised by Professor John Goodby as part of an ongoing collaborative project with the composer David Lancaster (York St John University) was staged as part of the York Late Music […]

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Thursday 9 November 2023 – ‘This Halifax Road, carafes of wine, and complex noun phrases: A mixed (white plastic carrier) bag of stylistic patterns in witness statement’ – Research Seminar

This Halifax Road, carafes of wine, and complex noun phrases: A mixed (white plastic carrier) bag of stylistic patterns in witness statement Thursday 9 November 2023, 17:30-18:30 Hosted by the Stylistics Research Group at Sheffield Hallam University and featuring Patricia Canning (Assistant Professor in Humanities at Northumbria University). This talk uses stylistic analysis to examine police-authored witness statements following the Hillsborough Football […]

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Dr Jodie Clark in conversation with Paul Hazzard on Teachers Talk Radio

Dr Jodie Clark, a Senior Lecturer in English Language at Sheffield Hallam University, shares her tested strategies to help teachers overcome their sense of imposter syndrome around grammar. Her conversation with host Paul Hazzard includes grammar shaming, linguistic intuition (and how to access it), the relationship between grammar and writing, and the different ways that grammar has been defined and […]

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Writing the Water – Eco-poetry workshops cruising the Sheffield waterways as part of Being Human festival – 18 November 2023

Writing the Water image - barge on canal, courtesy of Amy Carter Gordon

Update: Professor Harriet Tarlo featured on BBC Radio Sheffield’s Creative Lives to talk about eco-poetry and Hallam’s upcoming Being Human Festival event, Writing the Water. Listen back from 2:14:28. Join us on 18 November 2023 for an eco-poetry workshop exploring the Sheffield and Tinsley Canal – Writing the Water. Sheffield Hallam University, in collaboration with the River Don Project and […]

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Wednesday 11 October 2023 – ‘Overspill: Presences, Processes, Perspectives event’ – in conversation with Rosana Cade

All are warmly invited to this screening and in conversation with Rosana Cade. This event is part of the research seminar series Overspill: Presences, Processes & Perspectives hosted at Sheffield Hallam University by Dr Sophie Swoffer (Lecturer in Performance). The event includes a screening of the creative documentary film ‘Walking:Holding’ by Rosana Cade, Claire Nolan and Charlie Cauchi. This film […]

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Professor John Goodby contributing to three events commemorating the 70th anniversary of the death of poet Dylan Thomas

Professor John Goodby (Professor of Arts and Culture, Sheffield Hallam University) will be a main contributor to three upcoming events that are being held to commemorate the seventieth anniversary of the death of poet Dylan Thomas in 1953. Thursday 19 October 2023 – ‘Dylan Thomas: 70 Years On’ talk in the York Alive cultural festival. In this special event for […]

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Harriet Earle talks to BBC Radio to discuss the Beano comics ahead of the 85th anniversary

Dr Harriet Earle recently spoke to BBC Radio Sheffield (listen back from 2:04:50) and BBC Radio Scotland (listen back from 54:20) about the Beano comics and their diverse changes ahead of the 85th anniversary. Dr Harriet Earle is a Senior Lecturer in English and Creative Writing at Sheffield Hallam University. Dr Earle’s research focuses on representations of conflict and trauma […]

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Tuesday 6th June 2023 – ‘OVERSPILL: Presences, Processes, Perspectives’ event – in conversation with Dr Jungmin Song

All are warmly invited to the second event in the series of Overspill, which is online in conversation with special guest speaker innovative interdisciplinary artist Dr Jungmin Song. Overspill is a series of in conversation events and sharings with interdisciplinary artists working within the creative arts industry. This research series focuses on celebrating the practice of artists who are making […]

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