The analysis of gender plays a central role in many researchers’ projects within the School. Together, we explore the myriad ways that masculinity and femininity have been defined, debated and imagined across different cultures and time-periods.
Research in the area of heritage is undertaken by scholars across the School’s subject areas. Our projects involve the University’s Special Collections, such as Text/Image Relations in French Late Medieval Culture, the Brotherton Ovid digital learning resource and the Tony Harrison Archive.
Exploring how participatory research methodologies, and particularly participatory arts approaches, can deepen understanding and strengthen agency by creating more equitable partnerships between researchers and participants in the research process.
Popular culture undertakes research and teaches a variety of issues related to popular culture, including blockbuster movies, rap music, graphic novels and popular theatre in various national, transnational and international contexts.