Research Centre for Contemporary Narrative and Cultural Theory (CCN&CT)
Centre for Contemporary Narrative and Cultural Theory (CCN&CT) is an interdisciplinary research group based within the Division of Media, English and Culture at The University of Northampton's School of The Arts.
The CCN&CT draws on the division's research strengths in contemporary fiction, postcolonial and diaspora studies, creative writing, and the media. The centre brings together researchers who are interested in the meaning of 'the contemporary' and its narrative practices, and it has delivered high quality research outputs. It also supports the "Dialogues!" seminar series in the School of Social Sciences.
Aims of the CCN&CT:
- To generate research that is nationally and internationally recognised
- To encourage networking and collaboration between researchers within the University and externally
- To support publication, individual and group funding bids
- To organise events, from seminar and discussion groups to national and international conferences and colloquia
- To enhance teaching and research at the University
- To support postgraduate research and encourage conference participation and publication
The CCN&CT explores various forms of narrative including:
- Oral history
- Diary and prison narratives
- Travel writing
- Biography and autobiography
- Film narratives
- Script narratives
- Pictorial or comic narratives
- Graphic novel narratives
- Language (stylistics and pragmatics)
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