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Highly Commended Award for former BA Student

In a remarkable achievement, Emily Swallow has been honored with a 'Highly Commended' recognition in the Literature category at the prestigious Global Undergraduate Awards 2023. Emily's outstanding essay, titled “Holy Capitalism Batman! Exploring the Relationship Between Urban Capitalism and the Hard-Boiled Genre,” garnered well-deserved acclaim. The essay was originally crafted for the module 'Twentieth-Century American Literature'

Highly Commended 2023 - Undergraduate Awards

Tue 19 Sep 2023, 11:47 | Tags: Alumni, Prizes, awards, long / shortlist, Undergraduate, English

'the woods, the woods' - an installation on Shakespeare's Relationship with Britain's Forests by Molly Dunne - Tuesday 23rd May 2023 - 11am - 5pm

11am to 5pm - Queen's Beacon on the Hill by Cryfield Village.

'The woods, the woods' explores what the forest stands for in Shakespeare’s works: how has our presentation of them evolved and what do they represent,liberate and constrict. It looks at social breakdown and symbolism, as well as directorial approaches towards the tricky and increasingly avoided task of creative the greenwood on stage.

Location: The Glade by Cryfield Cottages. The installation will be visible from the Queen's Jubilee Beacon on Windmill Hill.

Mon 22 May 2023, 09:22 | Tags: Undergraduate, Public Event, English, News

Additional student study space available for Term 3

There’s a variety of study space available for students to use during Term 3. Students can find available study spaces in the Library buildings and Grids, and find out about the new Library Flexi-spaces on the Library study space page.

In addition, centrally-timetabled teaching rooms are also available for individual or group study when they are not required for teaching. In key areas (Oculus, FAB, Social Sciences corridor, Junction and Gibbet Hill) where the Reserva display screens show as available (green) until the next booking, these spaces can be used for study (no need to book).

Thu 04 May 2023, 15:23 | Tags: Undergraduate, Postgraduate, MA

Choosing options for next year - deadline extended to 9 May 2023

Tue 14 Mar 2023, 16:19 | Tags: Undergraduate

Podcast: Latin Poetry in the Caribbean, with Dr John Gilmore

Dr John Gilmore speaks about the light Francis Williams’s one surviving poem sheds on the lesser-known functions of Latin in the British colonies. He shares how Latin poetry became a conduit for arguments about the intellectual capacity of people of African descent and, by extension, about the illegitimacy of the slave trade.

Fri 25 Feb 2022, 15:09 | Tags: Undergraduate, Staff, Research, English, Media

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