Skip to main content

My Teaching

Useful Things:

Links to articles relevant to specific units can be found under the appropriate unit tabs, above.

Close Reading Guide (Word Document)

Engaging with Theory (Word Document)

Term 1

Unit 1: Nation, Culture, Place

Week 2 –The Lonely Londoners (Selvon 1956)

Week 3 – Frederic Jameson (PDF Document) (Lodge 542)

Week 4 – Raymond Williams (PDF Document) (Lodge 337)

Week 5 – Frantz Fanon (PDF Document) (Lodge 127)

Week 6 – Reading Week, no seminars

Unit 2: Ecocriticism

Week 7 – The Word for World is Forest (LeGuin 1976)

Week 8 – The Poetry of the Wilderness (PDF Document)

Week 9 – Energy and Humanities and Petroculture

Week 10 – Representing the Anthropocene (PDF Document)

Term 2

Unit 3: Identities

Week 1 - The Buddah of Suburbia (Kureishi 1990)

Week 2 - Edward Said and Stuart Hall

Week 3 - Judith Butler and Slavoj Žižek (PDF Document)

Week 4 - Gayatri Spivak (PDF Document)

Week 5 - "Writing Critically"

Week 6 – Reading Week, no seminars

Unit 4: 'One question is who is responsible? Another is can you read?'

Week 7 – A Mercy (Morrison, 2008)

Week 8 – Edward Said

Week 9 – Judith Butler

Week 10 – Jacques Derrida