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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,…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Congratulations to the Class of 2017

Class of 2017, we salute you. Every one of you made a unique contribution to English at the University of Gloucestershire. We wish you every success for the future. And please stay in touch by joining our Facebook group, following…

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Anne Johnston reviews The Rover at the RSC Swan Theatre, Stratford-upon Avon

Students and staff from across the School went to see Aphra Behn’s great Restoration play The Rover at the RSC Swan Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon, last Wednesday. Second-year English Literature student Anne Johnston reviews the play below. The photo is…

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A song for Holocaust Memorial Day 2017

To commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day, and to meditate on the question of how life can go on in the face of annihilation, here is a song from the Łódź ghetto. You can hear a recording atMusic and the Holocaust….

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A Happy New Year to all our students. Opportunities ahead….

Happy New Year, and welcome back. We hope that you had a great and restorative Christmas break, trust you are rested and ready for semester two. Next week is Future Plan Week (23 – 27 January) and there…

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