On Wednesday 4th May, we’ll think about the influence of galactic blockbuster Star Wars.
Our next Romance Reading Group online session is based on Paranormal Romances. This will be on Monday 16th May at 6pm GMT via Zoom, so save the date in your calendars! RSVP via: https://romancegroup.wixsite.com/home/event-details/posthumanism-paranormal-romance-affinities The next genre on the list for the Romance Reading Group is Paranormal: a legit genre or merely a publisher’s category? If you have an opinion (or you … Continue reading “Romance Reading Group: Posthumanism & Paranormal Romance Affinities”
Due to a combination of industrial action, illness, and the Easter break, Page Breaks is on hiatus until early May. We’ll be back at the regular time from 4th May, and in the meantime do send suggestions for future texts to Dorothy Butchard (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Our next Romance Reading Group online session is based on Regency Romances. This will be on Monday 4th April at 6pm GMT via Zoom, so save the date in your calendars! RSVP via: https://romancegroup.wixsite.com/home/event-details/regency-romances-bridgerton-special This month, the Romance Reading Group will be focusing on all things regency! In light of Season 2 release on 25th March, our reading group will be discussing … Continue reading “Romance Reading Group: Regency Romances (Bridgerton Special)”
This week, we’ll reflect on the appeal of poetry in times of conflict, thinking about how and why people have turned to verse in the context of warfare.
Our next Romance Reading Group online session is based on Time Travel Romances. Our next 21/22 session will be this Monday 28th February at 6pm GMT via Zoom, so save the date in your calendars! RSVP via: https://romancegroup.wixsite.com/home/event-details/time-travel-romances This month, the Romance Reading Group will be focusing on all things time travel romance (from novels to films). This academic year, the … Continue reading “Romance Reading Group: Time-Travel Romances”
This week, we’ll think about the material qualities of literary production, responding to a photo essay detailing the steps of producing a print book.
Our reading for this week reflects on the increasingly complex relationship between leisure and work.
Our next monthly Research Day is on Friday 25th February. This is an opportunity to work on your own research, while knowing that others are working at the same time. We’ll have periodic zoom calls to set and reflect on goals, and an afternoon session to share new ideas and any aspect of your research.
For our first Page Breaks session of the new year, we’ll consider an aspect of book publishing we all encounter as readers: the author photo. Join us to discuss the triumphs and troubles of choosing a public image, and to reflect on equivalents in other areas of academia.