Our Research Networks


Colleagues within the PLCRG are involved in various external collaborative research projects and organisations within the field of popular literature and culture studies, including:

The Arab Israeli Book Review

Modernism and Middlebrow Literature Network

Research Society for Victorian Periodicals

Torch Comics Network

G.W.M. Reynolds Society


Members of the PLCRC have further connections with fellow scholars working at the Universities of Birmingham, Tampere, Essex, Tasmania, Copenhagen, Glasgow, King’s College London, Keele, and Trinity College Dublin.

The PLCRC organises lectures and panel discussions on different aspects of popular culture, reading groups, and various other cultural events that are free and open to members of the public.