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Lauren Weiss


  • United Kingdom

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Personal Statement

I am currently 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

Master of Letters, University of Glasgow

Master of Arts, University of Southampton

Master of Philosophy, University of Glasgow

Bachelor of Arts, University of North Carolina at Wilmington


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