4th Mayflower lecture In search of the ancestors: Native American presences in British museums Wednesday 14 November | 18.00-20.30 | Sherwell Centre Jack Davy is a Senior Research Associate at the University of East Anglia on the AHRC funded project “Beyond the Spectacle: Native American presences in Britain”. He has a PhD in anthropology… Continue reading 14th November 2018: 4th Mayflower Lecture
14th September 2017 | Babbage 406 | 9am-3pm Research leadership is an increasingly important issue for humanities academics. Being a leader can mean actively shaping your field and your institution, growing grant income, developing new projects and research teams, and supporting the research aspirations of colleagues. This day-long workshop covers practical definitions of research leadership,… Continue reading 14th September 2017: Research Leadership in the Arts and Humanities
BY KATHRYN N. GRAY In 1622, Mourt’s Relation, a narrative report on the Mayflower voyage and settlement in Plymouth, was published anonymously in London. In contrast to William Bradford’s more famous account of this colonial settlement, Of Plimouth Plantation, which he began in the 1630s in the form of a personal journal, Mourt’s Relation is… Continue reading Feature: “Perspectives on the 1620 Mayflower voyage”
The 2016 Transatlantic Studies Association (TSA) conference will be held at Plymouth University from 4-6 July. This year sees the association celebrate its 15th anniversary. Plymouth has been chosen to celebrate this anniversary as it was the last contact with England for the Pilgrim Fathers before they set sail across the Atlantic in 1620. The city of Plymouth will also host… Continue reading 4-6 July 2016: Transatlantic Studies Association conference at Plymouth University
You are welcome to attend the following seminar of Plymouth University’s English & Creative Writing research group: Wednesday 27th April 2016, 3.30-5pm in the Babbage Building, room BGB 409, at Plymouth University ‘The Chain of the Narration’: transatlantic fiction and the natural history of North America a paper by Dr Kathryn Gray.