The University funded a theatre trip to the Everyman in Cheltenham for first year English students to watch the world premiere of a brand-new stage adaptation of the classic thriller Dracula. Described as “emotionally fulfilling, utterly terrifying, spellbindingly […]
Our English Literature Society is run by students, for students. In June, the Society closed the year with a very special visit to Shakespeare’s Globe. Co-President Anne Johnstone (Class of 2018) reports on a memorable day.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]