Romance Reading Group – November session: Akwaeke Emezi’s You Made a Fool of Death with your Beauty

Tuesday 28 November at 6:30 pm BST, Zoom Autumn and winter symbolize death and the hope for the renewal to come in spring. In this spirit (and with a bit of an imaginative stretch)… Join us on the 28th November for our Romance Reading Group session on Akwaeke Emezi‚Äôs novel You Made a Fool of … Continue reading “Romance Reading Group – November session: Akwaeke Emezi’s You Made a Fool of Death with your Beauty”

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Can Images Be Ekphrastic?

Wednesday December 6th 2-4pm, Arts Lecture Room 5. The second seminar of Ekphrastic Encounters – the newly established interdisciplinary discussion/research forum on new forms and approaches to ekphrasis – will be led by Sophie Hatchwell, Associate Professor in Art History.

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Page Breaks: Post-Apocalyptic Fiction (1pm, Mon 20 Nov)

In our next Page Breaks session, we are reading post-apocalyptic fiction, with an excerpt from After London; or Wild England by Richard Jefferies (1885). Discussion will revolve around the text and what pre-20th century post-apocalyptic texts tell us about images of the future, as well as any other post-apocalyptic fiction examples you bring to the … Continue reading “Page Breaks: Post-Apocalyptic Fiction (1pm, Mon 20 Nov)”

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Research Focus: Tips on Getting Started and Staying Productive (Mon 23 Oct)

This session is a chance to hear advice from staff and postgrads in English Literature on effective ways to research: how to get started in the early phases of a project or as you move to a new chapter or section, ways to maintain focus, and help with being productive even when other things may … Continue reading “Research Focus: Tips on Getting Started and Staying Productive (Mon 23 Oct)”

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