Research Output per year
Pam's research interests focus on Victorian literature and the history of drink and drinking. In 2019, she successfully completed her PhD on 'The Habitual Drunkard in Victorian Fiction and Culture', supervised by Samantha Matthews. Chapters include work on the Brontes, Dickens, Eliot, Collins, Ellen Wood, Trollope, and Hardy covering themes such as alcoholism, suicide, medicine, identity, gender and class. Her thesis was sponsored by the Vice-Chancellor's Initiative Fund.
Pam Lock teaches on the part time BA in English Literature and Community Engagement and oversees the short courses programme at Bristol. In the past, she has taught in the English Literature and History departments as follows:
- Critical Issues (English Literature)
- LRU - Drink: A History (History)
Since 2014, Pam has developed a very successul programme of Writers' Retreats at the University of Bristol (https://writingwithpam.wordpress.com/) for postgraduates and academics. She also delivers writing courses as an Associate Trainer for Thinkwrite (http://www.thinkwrite.biz/courses/) and for Tracey Stead Development Ltd (http://www.traceystead.co.uk/).
- Pam is the Communications Officer for the Drinking Studies Network (https://drinkingstudies.wordpress.com/).
- Pam worked with Professor Steven Earnshaw, Sheffield Hallam, on a project to digitise the journal Dionysos: the literature and intoxication triquarterly which can now be found in full at <http://teaching.shu.ac.uk/ds/sle/Dionysos.htm>
Communications Officer, Drinking Studies Network6 May 2016 → …
Disfigured by Drink: Gothic deformity and extreme drinking in Robert Louis Stevenson’s Treasure IslandLock, P., 2020, (Accepted/In press) Transgressive Appetites. Milan: Mimesis, (Anglosophia- Studies in English Literature and Culture).
Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding › Chapter in a book
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article (Academic Journal)
Research output: Contribution to journal › Book/Film/Article review (Academic Journal)
Activities per year