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Introducing the Organisers: Sarah Hamlin

Hi there! Welcome to our conference website! My name is Sarah Hamlin and I’m one of the two organisers of the Poetic Politics Conference. I’m a PhD researcher in the Scottish Literature Department at the University of Glasgow, funded by the William Georgetti Scholarship from New Zealand. 560 more words


Micro-aggression in academia (& especially in your PhD)

Microaggression  – if you haven’t heard this term before have a quick look at Wikipedia  – it is basically the small, inane comments that people make that are actually insulting, degrading or aggressive – but said in such a way that if you react – you look like the super-sensitive over-reactor! 666 more words

Revenge Pornography – Analysing Week 2’s Data

I can imagine the regular readers of my blog are just dying to know what the analysis of week 2’s data shows.  Wait no more, as here is the latest figures featuring the data scraped from a revenge pornography Website. 241 more words

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Upcoming talk: Northern Nineteenth Century Network Professionalisation Day, University of York, 26th May 2015

I’m pleased to have been invited to talk at the Northern Nineteenth Century Network’s Professionalisation Day, taking place at the University of York on 26th May 2015. 81 more words


Biographia Literaria Samuel Talyor Coleridge

“Three hours of leisure, unannoyed by any alien anxiety, and looked forward to with delight as a change and recreation, will suffice to realize in literature a larger product of what is truly genial, than weeks of compulsion.”


The Bell Tolls for the Academic Journal (Even if They don't Hear it)

When the greatest research article of the new millennium so far was published on an open platform, it signaled a profound shift in the intellectual climate of the world. 1,159 more words