English and Drama Events for Year 12-13 Students 2018/19

We have some eye-opening events coming up for those aged 16-18 including a Frankenstein themed Halloween event, a chance to hear from The Good Immigrant editor Nikesh Shukla, an expert discussion of The Handmaid’s Tale and a free A-Level revision day in early 2019. Frankenreads x QMUL – Celebrate 200 Years and unlock the secrets […]

Win a Pre-Release Exclusive Copy of ‘Schadenfreude’ by our very own Tiffany Watt Smith

Win an exclusive copy of Schadenfreude: The Joy of Another’s Misfortune by our very own Dr Tiffany Watt Smith. Don’t know what schadenfreude is? Read on below the competition… *to enter you must be a student/alumnus of @QMULsed closes 17/10/18 at 17:00 GMT. There will be one winner chosen at random shortly after this date. […]

Dr Charlotta Salmi awarded funding to investigate representations of gender-based violence

Dr Charlotta Salmi who uses street art and comics to understand social movements has been awarded funding by the British Academy to carry out research on gender-based violence in Nepal. Dr Charlotta Salmi, from Queen Mary’s School of English and Drama, will investigate representations of gender-based violence (GBV) in graphic art forms in Kathmandu and […]

Jobs, Events & Opportunities from SED’s Careers Consultant Caroline Lisser – Thursday 4 October 2018

Teaching SED Careers Appointments Careers in Market Research QMUL Graduate Scheme QM Career Mentoring The Business & Finance Fair Part-time/Temporary roles as QM Annual Fund Caller Alumni tips on work experience Teaching: the Government has announced the bursary levels for trainee teachers for 2019.  The English bursary is £15,000… read more here: https://getintoteaching.education.gov.uk/funding-my-teacher-training/bursaries-and-scholarships-for-teacher-training SED exclusive appointments […]

Listen to our Show and Tell #2 Podcast featuring Susheila Nasta (Wasafiri), Raifa Rafiq (Mostly Lit), Hetta Howes (City), Emma Shapiro (Pembroke College Library) and Edie Edmundson (Puppeteer)

Show and Tell is a series of TED-talk style events where speakers from the arts, humanities and creative industries tell their stories at Queen Mary University of London. Find out more: bit.ly/showandtell18 This episode features Wasafiri magazine editor Susheila Nasta, Medieval broadcaster Hetta Howes, podcaster Raifa Rafiq, researcher Emma Shapiro and puppeteer Edie Edmundson. Full […]

Applications for Leverhulme Trust’s Early Career Fellowship Scheme Open [Deadline 12 pm 18 January 2019]

Early career researchers seeking support for their application to the Leverhulme Trust’s Early Career Fellowship scheme are invited to get in contact with us from now [deadline 12 noon, 18 January 2019]. The School of English and Drama invites early career researchers seeking support for their application to the Leverhulme Trust’s Early Career Fellowship Scheme […]

The streets of Whitechapel resonate with sounds of song as Victorian protest takes place

Academics from Queen Mary University of London have led a series of workshops with year seven students from five east London schools exploring how Victorian Londoners protested against their pay and working conditions. Workshop organisers, Dr Vivi Lachs and Dr Nadia Valman from Queen Mary’s School of English and Drama, drew upon their research on […]