Be at the heart of culture and the arts
Cultural Studies & Humanities is the home of English Literature, History and Media at Leeds Beckett, with a lively student body. Our very highly qualified and research active staff bring their subject passions to bear on the work they do with students, and also through regular seminars and conferences. We also work in collaboration with other universities (including the University of Leeds) and cultural organisations.
We have strengths in social and cultural theory, women's writing, twentieth-century literature, gender and cultural history, and media studies. Our academic team are experts in their fields and have received acclaim, both nationally and internationally for their work.
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England’s queer history celebrated
The grave of writer, musician and Egyptologist Amelia Edwards has been listed by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport thanks to Leeds Beckett University academics.
Elland Road event to inspire future football coaches
An event to inspire the next generation of football coaches is set to take place at Leeds United’s Elland Road in October.
Event to put heritage theory into practice
From museums to festivals and civic trusts, heritage theory and practice are set to come together at an event led by PhD students at Leeds Beckett University and Northumbria University.
Remembering “Firths Carpets”: Responses to Altered Landscape in an Ex-Industrial Community.
The second talk in the Leeds Cultural Conversations 2016/17 series which coincides with Older People's Day on 1 October 2016.
Creating and Developing Coaches
Creating and Developing Coaches aims to inspire the next generation of football coaches. This event welcomes current and aspiring football coaches to Leeds United’s stadium to listen and learn about the footballing opportunities that exist in the Leeds area.
From the Stands to Social Media: The Changing Nature of Racism in Football.
The third talk in the Leeds Cultural Conversations 2016/17 series.
Jean 'Binta' Breeze: The Verandah Poems
An enthralling evening of readings and conversation with the acclaimed Jamaican poet Jean ‘Binta’ Breeze as she presents her new collection, The Verandah Poems. This event is part of Black History Month.
Urban Dreams (and Nightmares)
What do cities mean to you? Are they sites of hope or fear? We want to hear what you think.
Autism, Adulthood and Fictions: Reading Autism Portrayals after Diagnosis.
The fourth talk in the Leeds Cultural Conversations 2016/17 series which coincides with Disability History Month.