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Marie Hockenhull-Smith

Marie is in the Research Group on Writing, Gender and Culture 1700–1900

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Annaliese Connolly

My main research interests are in early modern literature and culture - Shakespeare, the literature of the 'long 1590s' and the relationship between the theatre and royal iconography.


Learning to read movies

This seminar is organised jointly by the Humanities Research Centre and Sheffield Institute of Education. Studies of two-year-olds are comparatively rare. Yet the third year of life is a period of momentous change: for example learning verbal language, becoming confidently mobile, discovering how to participate in social and cultural worlds. Research that does investigate this age-group tends to focus on learning that is recognised as important in later life: speech, awareness of rules and conventions, creative play, sharing, etc.

Mike Pilkington

Humanities - The British Empire in the Popular Imagination: Texts and imperialism, 1918 – 1939.


Joe Stanley

Humanities - The Yorkshire Miners 1786-1858: A Study in Protest, Politics and Work


Kev Bickerdike

Humanities - British Horror Cinema and the Production of Space


Humanities Research Centre Privacy Notice for Research

The University undertakes research as part of its function for the community under its legal status. Data Protection laws allow us to use personal data for research with appropriate safeguards in place under the legal basis of public tasks that are in the public interest.

Unearthing forgotten fiction for new readers

The Readerships and Literary Cultures 1900-1950 Special Collection is a collection of 1000 early editions of popular fiction that provides a scholarly and community forum for research and personal development

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Dr Hugh Escott

Hugh joined the Department of Humanities as a lecturer in English Language in 2016. His research focuses on how language and literacy are understood in everyday contexts, and how individuals negotiate or subvert institutional conceptualisations of language and literacy.

Questioning the limits of science and science fiction

Novelist explores gender politics in science as well as the teenage voice in literature to devise her award-winning recent novel


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