(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!)
On Wed 15 July (1pm) we’re discussing two recent articles responding to the Black Lives Matter movement.
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.
“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.
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.
On Thursday 18 June (2.30 pm) we’re considering (some of) LIMMY’S VINES with guest-host Dr Jamie Page.
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)”
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”
On Wed 27 May we’ll discuss the podcast episode ‘Dolly Parton’s America’. Southern shame and identity and hillbillies and football and…well, Dolly. Is Dolly helping or hurting us?
On Wed 20 May we’ll discuss the Josephine Baker episode of You’re Dead To Me, which features UoB’s own Michell Chresfield.