Nottingham Trent University cites work of Professor Sharon Monteith

Nottingham Trent University cites work of Professor Sharon Monteith

 October 26, 2021

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For Black History Month, Nottingham Trent University (NTU) introduced researchers who are working to celebrate, give agency and create a legacy for the Black community in Nottingham.

One researcher is Professor Sharon Monteith - a Distinguished Professor of American Literature and Cultural History at NTU School of Arts and Humanities

Highlighting the legacy of the Black community in Nottingham

Nottingham Trent University Black History Month

Sharon's research focuses on literary activism, African American and Black British history, the American South, African American and Black British print and visual culture, the US civil rights movement, and more.

Before joining Nottingham Trent University, Sharon was Professor of American Studies at the University of Nottingham and founding co-director of the Centre for Research in Race and Rights.

From 2013-2016, she was founding Director of the Midlands3Cities-AHRC Doctoral Training Partnership (a consortium comprising of University of Nottingham, Nottingham Trent University, De Montfort University, University of Leicester, University of Birmingham, Birmingham City University and multiple creative industry partners).

Prior to that she was Associate Dean of the University of Nottingham Graduate School with responsibility for the Faculty of Arts.

Hosting commemorative events and activities for Black History Month

Nottingham Trent University also supported Black History Month by hosting commemorative events and activities open to its students and staff.

The University also shared its educational resources with staff and students as part of its commitment to reinforcing its focus as an anti-racist institution.

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Nottingham Trent University is proud to be a progressive and inclusive university, and everyone has a part to play in tackling racism.

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