Mobilities in Literature and Culture Research Centre

Founded in 2017, we are a large interdisciplinary research centre based in the School of Literature and Languages. We bring together colleagues conducting research and/or teaching focused on (im-)mobilities in texts and contexts, from a range of disciplinary, empirical and theoretical perspectives, from literature, history, translation and cultural studies, and periodisations, from the medieval to the contemporary period.

Meet the team

Dr Constance Bantman


I am the Deputy Head of the School of Literature and Languages (SLL) and was previously the School's Director of Learning and Teaching (2017-21). I teach French language, translation, culture and politics at all levels on the undergraduate language programme. I am the co-convenor of SLL's Mobilities Research Centre. I supervise several research students working primarily in the ...

Dr Charlotte Mathieson


I specialise in Victorian literature and culture, with an interest in travel and mobility in the mid-nineteenth century novel, focusing on authors including Dickens, Eliot, Gaskell and Charlotte Bronte. My publications include a monograph, Mobility in the Victorian Novel: Placing the Nation (Palgrave Macmillan, 2015), and the edited collections Mobilities, Literature, Culture (P...

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Pending our programme for 2021-22 - to be released soon! - find out more about us with our brand new web pages:…
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Our final Mobilities session of the year will be on Weds 23rd June at 11am-12.30pm, and we’re looking forward to pa…
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Thank you @ProfSarahGibson for a really fascinating talk and discussion today!