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”
After much discussion, it’s finally happening! We’re talking about The Crown.
This week, we’re revisiting a favourite Page Breaks author: Patricia Lockwood, whose John Updike takedown brought us much joy last year.
This week, we’re dabbling in flash fiction!
Our reading for this week will be two short essays about train travel.
This week, we’re reflecting on pizza, and more broadly on how food can help us think more intently about authenticity and identity.
This week, we’re reflecting on the romance of an unsolved mystery, what it takes to be truly ‘off grid’, and the ethics of using technology to find someone who doesn’t want to be found.
This week, we’re reflecting on a gazillionaire, capitalism, space, and a company that began with books but ended up selling everything.
We’re back! Page Breaks this week will be on Wed 21 April at 1pm. We’ll be returning to our cherished ‘Works Loved’ format. Find out more about Works Loved here: https://blog.bham.ac.uk/englitpostgrad/works-loved/
For this week’s Page Breaks, we’re reading an extract from Colson Whitehead’s The Colossus of New York. Thanks to Will Carroll for this suggestion!