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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 […]

  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  

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 […]

  English at University of Gloucestershire 28 November 2017  

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 […]

  Aphra Behn 13 February 2017  

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. […]

  English at University of Gloucestershire 27 January 2017  

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 […]

  English Literature at the University of Gloucestershire 17 January 2017  

Graduation Day

The Class of 2016 English Language and Linguistics students graduated on the 24th of November at the Cheltenham Racecourse. Despite the cold, everyone was very excited to be there. Hats flew into the air, and people caught up […]

  Uncategorised 25 November 2016  

Weather-world

Arran Stibbe has published a teaching ‘story’, Living in the Weather-World: reconnection as a path to sustainability, as part of a European Union funded Erasmus+ programme. The story uses ecolinguistics, ecocriticism, photography and embodied experience to encourage students […]

  Uncategorised 22 November 2016