Arts Research Showcase

Arts Research Showcase

Researchers in the College of Arts are making a profound contribution to our understanding of the world around us, whether it is preserving our most cherished architectural treasures, creating and understanding works of art, or examining what our cultural history can tell us about who we are and where we came from.

Here is a selection of case studies from researchers in the College of Arts.

 

Changing Lives Through Performance Practice

Researchers in the University of Lincoln’s School of Performing Arts are breaking new ground in examining the use of performance by, with and for marginalised and disempowered communities.

Changing Lives Through Performance Practice

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Comics and the World Wars

A major body of research has re-categorised comic books and strips as significant cultural artefacts, demonstrating their potential to reveal uncensored information about societies’ attitudes, emotions and propaganda at significant points in history.

Comics and the World Wars

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Contemporary Playwriting

A new strand of research from a leading Professor of International Theatre at the University of Lincoln is helping to understand the global impact of the Royal Court Theatre.

Contemporary Playwriting

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Design for Sustainable Architecture and Environment

A University of Lincoln sustainability expert is steering efforts by the construction industry to reduce the environmental impact of buildings through the creation of new design tools and award-winning sustainable architecture.

Design for Sustainable Architecture and Environment

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Engaging the Public with 21st Century Literature

Research carried out by academics from the Lincoln School of Humanities has resulted in the creation of two open access journals aimed at engaging the public with 21st century literature.

Engaging the Public with 21st Century Literature

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First President of the ANC

Research that led to a publication on John Dube, founding president of the African National Congress, has had a significant impact on government, national media and public history and debate in South Africa.

First President of the ANC

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Stories of Our Own

English academics’ research in life writing, creative uses of oral history and literary representations of marginalised communities has helped to enable local communities to document their own stories.

Stories of Our Own

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Televising History

Two experts from the University of Lincoln have conducted an extensive study into televised history programmes, shining a spotlight on the sections of society that are being excluded from our screens.

Televising History

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Tennyson Transformed

A pioneering study by a cultural history expert has uncovered the real extent of Alfred Lord Tennyson’s centrality to Victorian visual culture, and his influence extending beyond literature.

Tennyson Transformed

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Women, Press and Protest in India

Research examining how newspapers in British and French India acted as a public voice for mass protest by ordinary people has pioneered a revolutionary new strand of scholarship. 

Women, Press and Protest in India

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