The Periodicals and Print Culture Research Group (PPCRG) is inviting applications for a Work
in Progress Workshop which will address themes of radical print culture and/or activist
histories represented in the periodical press (past or present). The workshop will take place
in Nottingham on Thurs 18 May 2023, and will feature in the PPCRG’s ‘Radical Print Summer
School 2023’ programme (Tues 16 May to Fri 19 May, 2023).
Please send a short abstract (250 words) for 10–15-minute presentations to email@example.com
by Tues 25 April 2023.
The keynote speaker is Professor Neelam Srivastava (Professor of Postcolonial and World
Literature at Newcastle University, and co-founder of the Postcolonial Print Cultures
international research network).
A limited number of travel bursaries will be available for postgraduate students and the
unwaged who wish to participate in or attend this workshop.
About the PPCRG
The Periodicals and Print Culture Research Group (PPCRG) is located in the English
department at Nottingham Trent University and is co-directed by Dr Catherine Clay and
Professor Andrew Thacker. The group aims to develop work on the study of periodicals and
print culture, from the nineteenth century to the present. It is concerned with the material
culture of periodicals alongside books, newspapers, pamphlets, comics, zines, and other
forms of print ephemera, along with the digital manifestations of these objects.
on Twitter (@PPCRGatNTU) and Instagram (ppcrgatntu).