24th November 2019 by

Teach Out: What is Literary Activism? (3pm, Mon 25 Nov)

On the first day of UCU industrial action at UoB, we’re taking Page Breaks to a teach out and discussing ‘literary activism’. Join us at the S’Oak, in Selly Oak, and see the full schedule of teach outs here: https://tinyurl.com/BUCUteachouts

“Poetry… retains its powers of vastness, affordability and adaptability. It is the spearhead of language as it pierces, points out and pivots at the bequest of many.” – Amy King

Text: ‘What is Literary Activism?’ (2015) (LINK)

Time and Place:

  • 15:00-16:00
  • Mon 25 Nov 2019
  • The S’Oak, Selly Oak: 563-569 Bristol Rd, Birmingham B29 6AF, open area either at the back of the pub, or to the left (fully accessible)

Please contact d.butchard@bham.ac.uk if you have any difficulty accessing the readings. You may need a Birmingham ID and password to download  PDFs.

About the Postgraduate Seminar:

This is an informal weekly reading group within the Department of English Literature. There will be tea, coffee and biscuits and you are very welcome. Find out more: https://blog.bham.ac.uk/englitpostgrad/page-breaks/