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AHRC-CREATIVEWRITING  
This list has been retained 04/10/2013 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list – contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list To discuss issues arising in the course of the Creative Writing Research Training project.

AHRC-CREATIVEWRITING-RESEARCH  
A list linked to discussions of research discussions in creative writing as relates to research council considerations around AHRC Creative Writing research training project (2005-2007)

ALONSERPER  
Establishing and constructing an alternative heuristics for the study of the human subject and existence as whole, unique and dynamic, self-constructing totalities

ALPF  
This list has been retained 22/07/2014 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list – contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list This list allows Adult Literacy and Numeracy practitioners within Glasgow to support one another and share best practice within these fields.

BURGESS-STUDIES  
A space for academic discussion about the life and work of Anthony Burgess, sharing developments in Burgess Studies and asking questions to colleagues.

CCWW  
This list is used by the Centre for the Study of Contemporary Women's Writing (CCWW) at the Institute of Modern Languages Research. The Centre promotes and facilitates national and international research on contemporary writing by women in French, German, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish (including Catalan and Galician)

CREATIVE-WRITING  
A list for creative writers and researchers in creative writing in universities and colleges, considering ideas and issues, and developing links bewteen excellence in creative writing practice in universities and the quality of the writing arts, publishing and literary culture beyond.

CREATIVEINDUSTRIES  
Creative Industries is a forum for debate and discussion of research and knowledge transfer issues and ideas concerned with the creative industries.

DAVIDMITCHELLRESEARCH  
Following the David Mitchell Conference 2017, this list has been set up in order for researchers to share their ideas and work in progress, circulate new publications and news, and to help foster new collaborations and connections across the research community.

DRAMATURGY-FORUM  
A forum for the exchange of ideas and contacts for all those involved in the theory and practice of dramaturgy

EARLI-SIG-WRITING  
Through this list members of the European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction Special Interest Group on Writing (EARLI SIG Writing), and interested others, can receive news and announcements regarding the group's activities. The list does not allow open discussion.

ELIZABETHVONARNIM  
List for discussion of the novelist Elizabeth von Arnim (1866-1941), following the 2015 conference at Lucy Cavendish College, University of Cambridge.

ENCL-REELC  
The European Network of Comparative Literature / Réseau Européen d'Etudes Littéraires Comparées(ENCL/REELC) provides a joint forum for all National Comparative Literature associations in Europe. It facilitates the exchange of information between countries and promotes international academic collaboration.

ENGLISH-HEACADEMY  
The Higher Education Accademy, via its Discipline Lead for English and Creative Writing, provides a supportive network of communication and activities to advance the practice of teaching English across the UK higher education. This list service provides a forum to discuss the evolving pedagogy of professional English studies and keeps members informed of relevant HEA activities.

FOLKTALES  
This list is used to facilitate interdisciplinary discussion of folktales, fairy tales and fantasy literature. Contributions may include research enquiries as well information about relevant publications and events.

HISTORICALTHESAURUS  
This is a list for news, announcements, and updates for scholars using the Historical Thesaurus of English for research (www.glasgow.ac.uk/thesaurus).

HISTTHEDIG  
A list for discussion, resources, and scholarship on investigating language, identity and social practices in old and new media.

ILLUSTRATION-RESEARCH  
This list has been established to create new and reinforce established networks for disseminating information about events, conferences and publications related to Illustration Research.

JOURN-RESEARCH-PRAC  
A forum for discussion on any matter relating to journalism research. The aim is encourage new research networks, to support the exchange of ideas between journalism researchers, and to encourage growth in a discipline through linkages between journalism researchers who are also practitioners.

LDTALK  
LDTalk is a Learning Development student email discussion list for HE study support. Join us to: share learning resources; get to grips with referencing; think critically; write clearly; exchange feedback; develop proofreading skills; bounce ideas; compare notes; build knowledge; discuss good practice; reflect on study experiences; understand expectations; check regulations; give and receive support; learn socially and actively. Email us and tell us what you study and how. What works for you?

LIT-LANG-CULTURE-EVENTS  
This list carries announcements of UK calls for conference papers, conferences and other events (meetings, conferences, seminars etc) in English literature, language, linguistics and cultural studies. Please note that it does not carry announcements about publications. It is administered by the Institute of English Studies, School of Advanced Study, University of London.

LRDG-LANCASTER  
This list is for people interested in receiving information about the activities of the Literacy Research Centre, Lancaster University, particularly our weekly research seminars and other events that may be of interest.

MASSOBS  
This is a discussion and announcement list for those interested in Mass-Observation: the original social research organisation and the contemporary national writing project.

MEMORYNETWORK  
A multidisciplinary forum for discussing memory in the twenty-first century. Researchers, authors, artists and organisations are invited to share news, events, projects and publications. The Memory Network emerged from an AHRC Network led by the University of Roehampton and Durham University in 2012-14.

MODERNISTFASHION  
A mailing list to share research, news, Call for Papers, etc, among those working on the intersection of fashion and modernist literature.

NARRATIVEINQUIRY  
This cross disciplinary list is for scholars in the area of narrative inquiry broadly who are interested in the aesthetics of their approaches. This cross-fertilisation of social and human science with art and humanities may include, for example, autoethnographers, performance and experimental ethnographers, cultural and communication scholars with an interest in performance, narrative and dialogic narrative researchers, those using the arts in social science enquiry, to name but a few.

OCLW  
This list is used by the Oxford Centre for Life-Writing to make announcements to its members about forthcoming events, study opportunities, research initiatives and online activities.

PGCWRITING-NETWORK  
This list has been retained 07/08/2014 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list - contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list This list supports post-graduate and post-doctorate creative writing researchers.

PIE  
This list provides a means of communication between the individuals representing those organisations that constitute Partnerships in English in the periods between meetings.

POETRYETC  
Poetryetc provides a venue for a dialogue relating to poetry and poetics, promoting specific projects for internet and print publication, and providing a forum for you to debate your own critical and creative work.

POETSWRITERSFORENVIRONMENT  
A forum for discussion of how and where literature segues with environmental issues. A zone of literary activism and advocacy for the environment. For poets, writers, and academics.

POPP  
This list service is used to support dialogue, networking and collaboration between practice-as-research postgraduate students and early career researchers across the Arts and Humanities in Scotland.

QMCRLE  
The centre is interdisciplinary bringing together scholars of religion & literature in English interested in a range of periods and religious denominations from the medieval to the early twentieth century.

RAPALLIST  
This is the mailing list for RaPAL, Research and Practice in Adult Literacy (www.rapal.org.uk), which brings together researchers and adult literacy practitioners.

RENAISSANCE-OF-SUBJECTIVITY  
This list has been retained 08/08/2014 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list - contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list This message board is chiefly intended to house discussions on selfhood, subjectivity and interiority in Shakespeare's Renaissance. Ultimately, we hope to continue these discussions up to and after the one-day conference held in June 2007.

SCI-JOURN-RES  
A forum for discussion on any matter relating to science journalism research and teaching. Aims: to encourage new research networks and the exchange of ideas regarding science journalism research, teaching practice and skills development.

SCREENWRITING-RESEARCH-NETWORK  
A network supporting academics and reflective practitioners in this emerging research area.

SCULPTURALTHINKING  
Sculptural Thinking is a mailing list which brings together research in practice and theory around the concept of sculptural thinking. This may include areas of research interest in sculptural practice, the history and theory of sculpture, curation and archiving. Themes include: sculpture and the archive, sculpture and materials, sculpture in public. The mailing list is also open to new forms and modes of sculptural thinking in research-creation.

SECOND-LANGUAGE-WRITING  
Members of the Second Language Writing Group are working on the development of theoretical models and methodologies for research, aiming to extend knowledge about L2 writers, their written texts and their writing processes. Discussion should centre on research issues in these areas.

SHORTSTORY  
The list brings together writers, researchers and critics with a particular interest in the short story genre. This list has been retained 08/08/14. Existing subscribers may access archives, the list won't accept any new posts or subscribers.

SNOMS  
The Scottish Network of Modernist Studies

STRAP  
Stage Translation Research Adaptation Practice is an international discussion forum for researchers and practitioners interested in stage translation and adaptation. It is intended that this forum will help subscribers to create networks and further the discipline.

STUDENTCOMMS  
A discussion and information list for people working in UK higher education with a specific interest in improving communication and engagement with current students (as opposed to marketing and communication to prospective students).

THE-WORKS  
Open access email forum for peer group review of work-in-progress of all forms of contemporary poetry.

UKWCA  
This list is used by UKWCA members to share information about writing developments in the UK, conferences and events and to share ideas for best practice.

UNISCREEN-LONDON  
A contact and discussion list for practitioners who teach Screenwriting at university level - London area group

WELSHSTUDIES  
A forum for Welsh Studies, including but not limited to Welsh Writing in English and Welsh History.

WRITING-AND-THE-DIGITAL-LIFE  
The impact of digital technologies upon writing and lived experience

WRITING-DEV-ART-AND-DESIGN  
The need for this list was established at the last WDHE conference. It is aimed at lecturers in art & design who support/develop/research student writing. There are particular issues around the interface between the visual and the written.

WRITING-DEV-HE  
To encourage discussion and the exchange of good practice by those actively involved in teaching and research which help native English speakers in any discipline in higher education to improve their writing.

WRITING-PAD  
The Writing-PAD network is led by Goldsmiths, University of London and now works with over 100 institutions worldwide. The network has been set up to support those students on art and design courses who are often highly adept in the visual domain but less expert in writing. The network seeks to disseminate good practice and as such will work with institutions across the art and design sector.