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Professor Wynn goes to the Theatre

African American History and Shakespeare? A strange mixture, but one that British director Mark Rylance brought together in the recent production of Much Ado about Nothing starring Vanessa Redgrave and the American actor, James Earl Jones at the […]

  American 27 November 2013  

Graduation 2013

Last Thursday the UoG History team (alongside colleagues from across Humanities and the University) celebrated graduation day 2013!  It was a great day and a good opportunity to catch-up with students who finished their exams over the summer […]

  Christian O'Connell 11 November 2013  

Living History

To some extent we are all part of history – we interact with the past from the present, we are shaped by past experience, and so on, and in the future we will be a part of it […]

  Higher Education 14 June 2013  

Neil Wynn – Reviews in the Press: The Holocaust

Readers of earlier posts on the blog (and some of my students!) will know that I urge people to read the “quality” press in order to follow the news and also to get book (and other) reviews.  Two […]

  Media 8 February 2013  

Neil Wynn – American History in the Movies

It has been a bumper couple of weeks at the movies for students of American History: first Quentin Tarantino’s Django Unchained combining aspects of slave history with the style of a spaghetti western, then Steven Spielberg’s bio-pic Lincoln […]

  Media 1 February 2013  

Neil Wynn – Where did our History students go?

The graduation ceremony last week was the usual great event – seeing last year’s students graduate is always enjoyable, and meeting proud parents makes you realize how important degrees are to individuals and families. It is good to […]

  Neil Wynn 5 December 2012  

Neil Wynn on BBC Radio Gloucestershire!

Neil Wynn Talks about African American History and Culture Neil Wynn has been interviewed by Paul Moss for a radio programme on BBC Radio Gloucestershire, which was broadcast on Sunday 25th November at 2pm (you can catch it on the […]

  Media 26 November 2012  

Remembrance Day, War Memorials, MA Success – Neil Wynn

Coincidental with the period of national remembrance, we can happily report that Robert Taylor’s MA thesis on “A Study of the Origins and Development of Great War Memorials in the County of Gloucestershire (1917-1933) has been accepted by […]

  Modern 7 November 2012  

Professor Wynn Interviewed for BBC Radio 4 Documentary

I recently had the pleasure, or strange experience, of being interviewed by Martha Kearney (presenter of The World at One and Women’s Hour) via the BBC studio in Gloucester. The interview focussed on the impact of the presence […]

  Media 5 November 2012  

Neil Wynn – More Reasons to Read the Quality Press … Or Not!

Following my urging people to read the review sections of newspapers such as The Guardian, Independent, Times, etc. I received re-enforcement of sorts in a review in last week’s Sunday Times (I know, it’s the Murdoch press … […]

  Media 24 October 2012