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Page Breaks Research Day: 22 July

  On Wednesday 22 July (from 9 am), we will be hosting our next Page Breaks Research day. This will be an opportunity to work on your own research (while knowing that others are working at the same time), with periodic zoom calls to set and reflect on goals.

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CTRG – K-Punk Quarantined (26/05/2020-23/06/2020)

Contemporary Theory Reading Group Presents: K-Punk Quarantined: A series of seminars hosted at the University of Birmingham via Zoom on the legacy of Mark Fisher’s work. Proceedings will begin at 3pm on Tuesday the 26th of May, and run weekly until Tuesday the 23rd of June. A guest lecture featuring Matt Colquhoun will also take … Continue reading “CTRG – K-Punk Quarantined (26/05/2020-23/06/2020)”

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Page Breaks: Works Loved – Endings (or whatever)

(But just for now!) On Wednesday 29 July (1 pm), we will be hosting our final Page Breaks of the 2019-2020 academic year. We’ll be returning to our ‘Works Loved’ format, with a provisional theme of ‘Endings’. (But equally, feel free to come with anything you like!)

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Page Breaks Research Day: Wed 8 July

On Wednesday 8 July (from 9 am), we will be hosting our next Page Breaks Research day. This will be an opportunity to work on your own research (while knowing that others are working at the same time), with periodic zoom calls to set and reflect on goals.

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Page Breaks Research Day

On Wednesday 1 July (from 9 am), we will be hosting our next Page Breaks Research day. This will be an opportunity to work on your own research (while knowing that others are working at the same time), with periodic zoom calls to set and reflect on goals.

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Page Breaks: Cunk on Shakespeare

“I’ve been studying Shakespeare ever since I was asked to do this programme…” On Wed 24 June (1pm) we’re discussing comedian Diane Morgan’s glorious Cunk on Shakespeare.

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Page Breaks: Research Day

On Monday 22 June (from 9 am), we will be hosting the first-ever Page Breaks Research day. This will be an opportunity to work on your own research (while knowing that others are working at the same time), with periodic zoom calls to set and reflect on goals.

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Page Breaks: Is Wrestling Art? With Dr Lisa Jones (St Andrews)

On Thursday 11 June, Dr Lisa Jones (St Andrews) will be joining us to talk about the aesthetics of pro wrestling. How should we think about the narratives of  pro wrestling? How important are considerations of justice? And mostly: is wrestling art? Time and Place: 1 pm, Thu 11 June 2020 Zoom: link (Password: pagebreaks) … Continue reading “Page Breaks: Is Wrestling Art? With Dr Lisa Jones (St Andrews)”

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Page Breaks: The Language of Kindness, with Prof David James

On Thu 4 June, Professor David James will be joining us to talk through his recent work on medical memoirs, and the intersections of life-writing, activism, and personal confession. David is keen to discuss the questions he’s still grappling with, and is curious to hear how we’ll respond to the extract for this week, from … Continue reading “Page Breaks: The Language of Kindness, with Prof David James”

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