Cultural Currents ‘Cultural Currents 1870-1930’ researches the literature and culture of the late-Victorian and Modernist periods. Its work encompasses literary and cultural criticism, textual editing, digital scholarship, and publishing history, with interdisciplinary links to visual art, politics, history, and gender and sexuality studies. More information on the group can be found at: https://culturalcurrentslboro.wordpress.com/
Members are engaged in individual and collaborative research projects, which include:
- Oceanic Exchanges: Tracing Global Information Networks In Historical Newspaper Repositories, 1840-1914 (Emily Bell, History)
- Editing the Complete Works of Evelyn Waugh (Barbara Cooke, English)
- Monograph project: The Modernist Exoskeleton: Insects, War, Literary Form (Rachel Murray, Doctoral Prize Fellow in English)
- Wrestling Resurgence project which aims to explore wrestling as an artistic practice through live wrestling shows (Claire Warden, Drama)
Members from across the Creative Arts, Social Sciences and the Humanities are listed below.
Anne-Marie Beller, Emily Bell, Carol Bolton, Barbara Cooke, Jennifer Cooke, Kerry Featherstone, Rachael Grew, Sarah Parker, Oliver Tearle, Wim van Mierlo, Nick Freeman, Rachel Murray, Claire O'Callaghan, Claire Warden, Peter Yeandle.
Eleanor Dumbill, Aaron Eames, Oliver Haslam, Olivia Mitchell, Joanna Turner