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Japanese high school students visit for a lecture and tour

Thirty-seven students from a high school in Tokyo visited the Francis Close Hall campus for a lecture on ecolinguistics by Arran Stibbe, and an activity tour of campus led by Rowan Middleton and Charlotte Dover. The lecture described […]

  Uncategorised 7 August 2018  

English makes a splash at the University Festival 2018

The annual University Festival offers everyone the chance to step away from teaching, learning and, yes, marking, and to take part in some exciting events. As usual, the School was well represented, from the Being Human postgraduate conference […]

  English at University of Gloucestershire 22 June 2018  

Congratulations to English staff!

Staff Awards 2018 Congratulations to: Nikki Rivers and Paul Innes, who have been shortlisted for the Best Academic Feedback Award. Jonathan Marshall, shortlisted for Most Innovative Teaching Style Everyone who teaches on the Introduction to English module, which […]

  Uncategorised 27 May 2018  

Cheltenham Poetry Festival 2018

The University of Gloucestershire is a sponsor for this year’s prestigious Cheltenham Poetry Festival. There is so much for everyone, with lots of free trips for English students. The Festival kicks off on Wednesday 18 April at 8:00pm […]

  Cheltenham Poetry Festival 15 April 2018  

International Women’s Day, 8 March 2018

With worldwide movements in support of the #MeToo and #TimesUp campaigns against sexual harassment and abuse, on-going debates about ways to reduce the gender pay gap in #PressforProgress, and the centenary of women’s parliamentary franchise in the UK, […]

  Uncategorised 8 March 2018  

Pacifists and Protesters Theatre Trip

English students recently went to see Pacifists and Protesters at the Parabola Arts Centre. The production brought to life the little-known story of suffragette and anti-war campaigner Alice Wheeldon, who was sent to prison during the First World War […]

  Cheltenham culture 23 February 2018  

Undergraduate student researchers take centre stage on Dissertation Day

On 24 January the School of Liberal and Performing Arts’s first Dissertation Day brought together third year students from across the courses to present their work in progress, to share expertise and ideas, to engage students and members […]

  Uncategorised 25 January 2018  

On the Road with English at Glo

Students on our third year Modern and Contemporary American Literature module will be speeding into the new semester via an exploration of Jack Kerouac’s classic work of Beat literature On the Road. Legend has it that the author typed […]

  American Literature 10 January 2018  

Trip to the American Museum

Here’s a quick look back to 2017, when students on our 19th Century American Literature module had the chance to visit the American Museum near Bath. The texts we’d covered at that point included Native American Literature and […]

  American Literature 10 January 2018  

Loz Apperley wins the Laura Brereton Prize

The Laura Brereton Prize is awarded annually to an English Literature student who made an outstanding contribution to the course.  Loz Apperley, BA Hons English Literature and Creative Writing (Class of 2017), is this year’s recipient. Dr Paul […]

  English Literature & Creative Writing at the University of Gloucestershire 28 November 2017