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Lauren Weiss


  • United Kingdom

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Personal Statement

I am a postdoc at the University of Strathclyde working on 'Piston, Pen and Press: Literary Cultures in the Industrial Workplace, 1840-1918' (, a three-year project funded by the AHRC and led by Strathclyde with the University of Manchester and the National Railway Museum.

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Literature, University of Stirling

1 Oct 201420 Jan 2018

Award Date: 15 Mar 2018

Master of Letters, University of Glasgow

Award Date: 25 Jun 2015

Master of Arts, University of Southampton

Award Date: 17 Feb 2003

Master of Philosophy, University of Glasgow

Award Date: 4 Dec 1999

Bachelor of Arts, University of North Carolina at Wilmington

Award Date: 18 Dec 1997


  • History of reading
  • History of the book
  • Mutual improvement societies
  • Literary societies
  • Victorian literature
  • Nineteenth-century Glasgow