Page Breaks: The Museum Will Not Be Decolonised

On Wed 25 Nov we’ll discuss how country houses and museums have (and have not) grappled with the complex histories that define Britain’s past, including structures of racism and colonialism. Our text for this week is Sumaya Kassim’s video essay ‘The Museum Will Not Be Decolonised’ (2017). See you there!

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Page Breaks: Streaming and the Mainstream

On Wed 18 Nov we’ll consider the pleasures and problems of pop culture in an era of streaming and digital on-demand. Our text for this week is Simon Reynolds’s 2019 article “Streaming has killed the mainstream: the decade that broke popular culture”. See you there!

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Page Breaks – We’re Back!

Our first Page Breaks of 2020-21 will be on Wed 30 July at 1pm. We’ll start the new academic year by thinking about literary responses to the pandemic – past, present, and future. Our text for this week is Parul Seghal’s article “In Search of Time Lost and Newly Found”.

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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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