LJMU reader appointed Visiting Professor at University of Malaya
22 November 2011
Dr Tamsin Spargo, Reader in Cultural History in the Liverpool Screen School, has been appointed Visiting Professor of English at the University of Malaya, one of the foremost research-intensive universities in South East Asia.
Dr Spargo was appointed as part of the University of Malaya's strategic plan to enhance its international research profile. She has been presenting public lectures on her own research and leading workshops on writing for international publication. As a member of LJMU's Research Centre for Literature and Cultural History and of the Centre for Writing, Dr Spargo has been able to discuss projects in literary and cultural-historical studies as well as creative writing.
Speaking about her appointment, Dr Spargo said:
"It is an honour to be invited to join the University of Malaya and working with colleagues and students here has given me a new perspective on my own research and writing. I am sure that the relationships I have built up in my time here will be of lasting benefit professionally to both our universities and I have certainly made many new friends."
Pictured: Dr Spargo giving a public lecture on her research at the University of Malaya.