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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The future of the arts and humanities debated
An event to debate the future of the arts and humanities in the 21st Century has been held in Leeds, hosted by Leeds Beckett University.
Library photo exhibition to remember Bailiff Bridge landmark
An exhibition of photographs bringing to life memories of Firth’s Carpets and the old Clifton Mill in Bailiff Bridge will be launched by a Leeds Beckett University academic at the Bailiff Bridge Library.
Critically-acclaimed author appointed Writer in Residence at Leeds Beckett
Award-winning author Sunjeev Sahota has been appointed as Writer in Residence at Leeds Beckett University.
Sport and Discrimination Conference
The second annual Sport and Discrimination Conference explores the interdisciplinary nature of discrimination within the sporting world.
Power, Performance and Play - An International Conference on Caribbean Carnival Cultures
Leeds West Indian Carnival will be 50 years old in August 2017. The oldest Caribbean-style street carnival in Europe, created and led by British Caribbeans, will be celebrated in a conference by the Centre of Culture & the Arts at Leeds Beckett University in partnership with Leeds West Indian Carnival.