Major Research Areas

The Shakespeare Programme

The Shakespeare Programme1676 edition of Hamlet

The Shakespeare Programme was set up to promote the study of Shakespeare in Lancaster.

The Wordsworth Centre

The Wordsworth Centre

The Wordsworth Centre For The Study of Poetry was established in 1987 by Professor Keith Hanley and is currently co-directed by Sally Bushell and Simon Bainbridge. Its primary aim is to promote interest in Wordsworth and the Lake District at an undergraduate, postgraduate and wider level.

Centre for Transcultural Writing

Centre for Transcultural Writing

The Centre for Transcultural Writing and Research links writers, academics and the department’s postgraduate student community to extensive research activity in creative writing and its impact on society.

Lancaster Writing Programme

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The Lancaster Writing Programme is one of the most prestigious centres for new writing in the country.