The Victorian Studies Centre at the University of Leicester has a distinguished record of innovation and excellence in interdisciplinary research and teaching at postgraduate level. Established in 1966 with a generous grant from the Leverhulme Trust, it is the longest established Victorian Studies Centre in Britain.
Staff research expertise are extensive, but are especially strong in literature, art, and local history with interests including:
Science and Literature in the 19th Century
Victorian Literature, Poetry, and Historiography
Victorian Theatre and Visual Culture
Supervision and research areas
Staff in the Centre are drawn from a number of the University's School/Departments, please see the relevant pages for more advice on specific aspects of Victorian Studies research and staff supervisory interests: