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Sussex Centre assistant during Heather Robbins’s maternity leave

I am delighted to announce that the Sussex Centre assistant during Heather Robbins’s maternity leave will be Kathryn Seal. I am grateful to all the applicants for their interest in the Sussex Centre post, and especially to the six short-listed … Continue reading

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Grimm Girls: Picturing the ‘Princess’

Grimm Girls: Picturing the ‘Princess’ Exhibition, Otter Gallery, 23 November 2013 – 26 January 2014 This exhibition will feature the illustrations of six familiar and much-loved fairy-tales – ‘Little Red Riding Hood’, ‘Cinderella’, ‘Snow White’, ‘Sleeping Beauty’, ‘Rapunzel’ and ‘Beauty … Continue reading

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Assistant for Sussex Centre sought

Assistant for The Sussex Centre Fixed Term Contract (Maternity Cover – up to 6 months) Variable hours, averaging 11 hours per week Fuller details available on Chichester University website under ‘Jobs’ Whilst situated in Sussex, the Centre brings together writers … Continue reading

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Mother Goose’s British Afterlife

Read about MOTHER GOOSE’S FRENCH BIRTH (1697) AND BRITISH AFTERLIFE (1729)here

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The Centre’s latest newsletter

The Centre’s latest newsletter is available here

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Issue 3 of Gramarye out now

Issue 3 of Gramarye is now available to buy here This issue’s contents include: ‘Hans Christian Andersen: It’s Me The Story’s About’, Neil Philip ‘The Well of D’yerree-in-Dowan’, Patrick Ryan ‘Dragons of East and West’, Rosalind Kerven ‘Death and a … Continue reading

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STEAMPUNK TALK CANCELLED

The talk on ‘Steampunk’ by Frauke Matz on Tuesday 5 March has had to be cancelled due to illness. We wish Frauke a speedy recovery.

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February/March 2013 Newsletter now online

The February/March 2013 Sussex Centre Newsletter is now online here

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Storytelling, storywriting, storyprinting: Telling tales and the origins of children’s books

Storytelling, storywriting, storyprinting: Telling tales and the origins of children’s books Monday 11 March 2013 5.15 – 7 pm in the Mitre Lecture Theatre, Bishop Otter Campus, University of Chichester Ruth Bottigheimer and Matthew Grenby, Professors at New York and … Continue reading

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New Grimms’ article by Jack Zipes available here

A Christmas bonus for this Grimm Year! Please find attached here an article by Professor Jack Zipes entitled “The Forgotten Tales of the Brothers Grimm”, published in The Public Domain Review. We are very fortunate to have his fascinating piece, … Continue reading

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Issue 2 of Gramarye out now

Issue 2 of Gramarye is now available to buy here. This issue is a special illustrated edition featuring work by Brian Froud, Alan Lee, Mel Grant, Arthur Rackham, Adelaide Claxton, Margaret Jones, Edmund Dulac and many more. This issue’s contents … Continue reading

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‘Old, New, Borrowed and Blue: A Fairy-Tale Symposium

ON TUESDAY 26 March, Jack Zipes, Professor Emeritus of German and Comparative Literature at the University of Minnesota and founding father of the academic discipline of Fairy Tale studies, will give a lecture at the University of Chichester. He’ll be … Continue reading

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Marina Warner talk in Lausanne

Prof Marina Warner of Essex University is giving a talk in Lausanne entitled “Magicking reality in contemporary fiction in English”. For details see here

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Robert Louis Stevenson Day: 13 November

Robert Louis Stevenson Day will be celebrated for the first time on 13 November (Stevenson’s birthday). As part of the celebrations the Association for Scottish Literary Studies (ASLS) based at the University of Glasgow will be printing copies of Stevenson’s … Continue reading

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Launch of new Sussex Centre journal Gramarye

Launch of new Sussex Centre journal, Gramarye. Tuesday (29 May) at 5.15pm in Cloisters, Bishop Otter Campus, University of Chichester. There will be readings by Steve O’Brien (Editor of the London Magazine, poet and Creative Writing  Fellow at Chichester University) … Continue reading

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