Here’s our latest events and opportunities we’ve sourced that are coming up in the next week.
Please do get in touch if you have any listings for our next edition.
James Vigus (QMUL, English): ‘A Victorian Friendship: The Correspondence of Sara Coleridge with Henry Crabb Robinson’ | Wed 8 Mar | 12:45-13:45 | QMUL – Mile End
The Lunchtime Seminar is a friendly place for established and emerging scholars with interests in religion and literature including sacred texts and objects, theoretical writing about religion, the practices of domestic devotion, and religious writing, publishing, and reading to meet and discuss ideas. Researchers from QMUL and beyond are welcome. Please feel free to bring your lunch.
English PGR Seminar Series: Bernard Schwartz (Wed 8 Mar) and Charlotte Ribeyrol (Thu 9 Mar) | 17:15 | QMUL, Mile End
This week we welcome 2 distinguished scholars to our postgraduate seminar. Bernard Schwartz is on Wednesday with a seminar entitled “Efforts of Commemoration: Dylan Thomas and the Legacy of Literary Afterlives” and Charlotte Ribeyrol on Thursday with a seminar entitled: “The Golden Stain of Time’: Remembering the colours of Amiens cathedral”.
A line up of top speakers including our very own Prof. Bill Schwarz (Queen Mary University) and a drinks reception to celebrate the book and the establishment of a Stuart Hall Fellowship at the University of East London.
Admission is free, but tickets should be booked in advance.
‘Back in Time For Trinidad: Errol John’s Moon on a Rainbow Shawl on the Contemporary British Stage’ by (Lynette Goddard – Royal Holloway).
Sexual Cultures Research Group present: Juliet Jacques author of ‘Trans: A Memoir’ | Mon 13 Mar | QMUL, Mile End
Please join us for the first public event from Sexual Cultures Research Group: we are pleased to be hosting the writer Juliet Jacques.
Juliet Jacques has published two books: Rayner Heppenstall: A Critical Study (Dalkey Archive Press, 2007) and Trans: A Memoir (Verso, 2015). As well as contributing to several anthologies, her short fiction has appeared in Five Dials, Berfrois, 3:AM and elsewhere; her essays and journalism have featured in Granta, Sight & Sound, Wire, The Guardian and many other publications and websites. She lives in London.
Juliet will read from Trans: A Memoir and then be in conversation with Sam McBean. The event will conclude with an audience Q&A. Drinks reception to follow. The event takes place on 13 March 2017, at 6pm, in the Arts Lecture Theatre in ArtsOne Building.
It is FREE to attend and we’re not taking bookings. All welcome.
The Sexual Cultures Research Group has a new website: https://sexualcultures.wordpress.com/
We also have a Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/qmsexcult/
The event has a Facebook page too: https://www.facebook.com/events/1227341583981527/
Literature and the History of International Law Workshop | Wed 15 Mar | QMUL – Mile End
On 15 March the Centre for Law and Society in a Global Context will be hosting leading literary & legal theorists & historians to discuss the role of literature in the history of international law.
Jobs & Paid Internships
QMUL Palgrave McMillan Internship | Deadline: Tue 14 Mar
Palgrave Macmillan is seeking an enthusiastic and ambitious student with a keen interest in academic publishing, to join us in our London offices for a week-long internship.
We are looking for a person with a keen interest in The Yard to lead on our marketing and communications, ensuring they embody our values and inspire audiences to see our work. The Marketing and Communications Manager will play a vital role in the delivery of The Yard’s mission and brand. Principally this involves having responsibility for growing our profile, driving audience development and box office growth and managing press relationships, print, advertising and digital communications.
Opportunities & Volunteering
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Calls for Papers & Contributions
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