Edit: In light of current circumstances, events on this page are obviously subject to change and cancellation. For the weeks ahead, we're thinking about ways to continue to promote activity from the region - where it is still going ahead in person or happening virtually. If you have ideas for what we can do to... Continue Reading →
Even in lockdown, you can take your mind for a wander through medieval and early modern gardens. Join this free online community course run by the Medieval and Early Modern Student Association, commencing 15th April.
With many students around the world in a state of lockdown and having to learn at home during the coronavirus pandemic, here are some of our existing resources that might be of use to English students, especially those working through the A-Level curriculum. Podcasts Through Periods Browse our full listing of over 100 podcasts by... Continue Reading →
Take a virtual tour of Virginia Woolf's London, the scene of various romantic encounters between the characters of her 1919 novel, Night and Day. This Google Earth experience has been put together by Agnieszka Serdyńska, drawing on research in her article on Woolf's urban marriage plots in our Postgraduate English journal. It is a truth... Continue Reading →
When veteran BBC reporter Fergal Keane stepped down from his role due to Post-traumatic Stress Disorder, some were surprised by the 26-year lag between the causal traumatic experience of the Rwandan genocide, and his difficulties now, after an apparently successful career. But as Tia Byer explains, novels like Toni Morrison’s Beloved help us appreciate that... Continue Reading →
Scientists and engineers are revealing the size and complexities of our universe in new and sometimes bewildering detail. Josh Allsop considers how Katrina Porteous's third poetry collection, Edge, translates the inhuman scales of the quantum and the cosmic into language. If I asked what you associate with Saturn’s largest moon, would you respond with the... Continue Reading →