On Wednesday 4th May, we’ll think about the influence of galactic blockbuster Star Wars.
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)
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.
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.
On Wednesday 28 July (from 9:30 am), we will be hosting our monthly Research Day for postgraduates in English Literature. This is an opportunity to work on your own research, while knowing that others are working at the same time. We have a shared schedule for the day, with periodic zoom calls to set and … Continue reading “Page Breaks Research Day – July 2021”
On Wednesday 30 June (from 9:30 am), we will be hosting our monthly Research day. This is 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.
This week, we’re revisiting a favourite Page Breaks author: Patricia Lockwood, whose John Updike takedown brought us much joy last year.