Welcome to the NEW YEAR edition of our English and Drama newsletter.
Here’s a quick run down of what’s new for 2018:
- Just announced: First year accommodation guarantee (terms apply)
- 4 year undergraduate courses – a year abroad
- Interviews & Tasters for 2018 Entry
- MA Live Art with Live Art Development Agency
- Writers@QMUL events with Patrick Flanery
FEATURED OPEN EVENTS
Postgraduate Virtual Open Day
Wednesday 17 January, 12:00-18:00 GMT
Postgraduate Open Day
Wednesday 7 February, 16:30-19:30 GMT
English and Drama Offer Holder Days 2018
Saturday 10 February, Saturday 10 March and Wednesday 28 March
Writers @QMUL: Anjali Joseph reading & in conversation
Wednesday 31 January, 5.30pm
QMUL – Mile End
In the second of our ongoing Writers @QMUL series, prize-winning novelist Anjali Joseph will read and be in conversation about her work. Joseph was born in Bombay, has taught English at the Sorbonne, and was Commissioning Editor for ELLE (India). Her first novel, Saraswati Park, won the Betty Trask Prize and Desmond Elliott Prize. Another Country, her second novel, was published in June 2012. A third novel, The Living, appeared in 2016.
Titus Andronicus at the Barbican Centre
Thursday 18 January 2018, 7.15pm
£4 Tickets available (exclusively for QM Shakespeare members)
We are also offering £6 tickets to non-members.
V&A/RCA Research Seminar: Jen Harvie
Thursday 25 January 2018, 5.15pm
RCA White City, Room GH109, Garden House
Our very own Jen Harvie will present her seminar ‘Designing Resistance to Adversarial Ageism in Caryl Churchill’s Escaped Alone and Split Britches’ Ruff’.
RSVP to email@example.com.
‘The Drill’ by Breach Theatre
5-17 February, 7pm
Battersea Arts Centre, London
MA Theatre and Performance Graduate Billy Barrett will be presenting his theatre company’s new show ‘The Drill’ at Battersea Arts Centre.
Tiffany Watt Smith’s TED talk on the history of emotions was featured on the front page of TED.com in December 2017 and has had over 714,437 views as of 4 January 2018.
1. Keep your eyes peeled for the latest edition of CUB Magazine which will be available around campus in February! If you can’t wait til then, check out the CUB website (cubmagazine.co.uk) for new, weekly content. If you would like to contribute to CUB magazine and join a team of 54 students, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or send a message on Facebook @cubmagazine.
2. Our 2007 English alumnus Aslom Ullah (now an English teacher in Kuwait) got in touch via Twitter and shared his hilarious and honest blast from the past video from his time at SED…we bet he is his students’ favourite teacher!
Watch Aslom’s video Teaching Shakespeare to Primary School Students
3. Don’t forget to catch our 2017 Drama graduates MEGANDALEX in their debut Bodies (broken 4 u) on 25 January 2018 at Camden People’s Theatre as part of the Calm Down Dear festival of innovative feminist performance.