Category: English Literature & Creative Writing at the University of Gloucestershire

Dissertation Day!

Dissertation Day is an event where students get to display a poster on their final year project and check out what everyone else is up to! This year’s topics included: the anti-hero in Shakespeare’s tragedies, class and gender in children’s literature, and the adaptations of classic novels for web series. The dissertation allows final year students to…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

‘Back to the Future’ Alumni Supper brings current students and graduates together

Dr Debby Thacker organised a special careers event last week that brought current Humanities students and graduates together to talk about careers. Bethany Norris, third-year English Literature student and President of the UoGlos English Literature Society, reports. Thanks…