Perspectives on Contemporary Legend 2023 – A summary of the 40th anniversary conference of the International Society for Contemporary Legend Research (ISCLR)

Written by Dr Diane A Rodgers During 26-30 June 2023, this prestigious event was held at Sheffield Hallam University, hosted by the Centre for Contemporary Legend (CCL) in the Dorothy Fleming lecture theatre, Charles Street. Dr David Clarke, Andrew Robinson and myself, Dr Diane Rodgers, co-founders of the CCL, were privileged to welcome ISCLR to Sheffield where the very first […]

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40th International Perspectives on Contemporary Legend Conference

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Read more about the conference coming to Sheffield on its 40th anniversary here and in the Sheffield Star. We’re pleased to open registration for the 40th International Perspectives on Contemporary Legend Conference, held this year June 26-30, 2023 at Sheffield Hallam University, and hosted by the Centre for Contemporary Legend. There will be a series of themed panels including: Body […]

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Researcher Blog by PhD candidate Sophie Parkes-Nield: Folklore on Screen 2019

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About the author Sophie Parkes-Nield is a doctoral researcher in C3RI’s Centre for Contemporary Legend where she has recently embarked on a practice-based PhD.  Sophie brings together creative writing and folklore in her doctoral research which will focus on British calendar customs. Sophie will travel throughout Britain to witness traditional customs and to interview local people about why they take part […]

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