2019 Year and Semester Abroad Opportunities with English and Drama

A year abroad can really open up new opportunities and give you valuable life experience to take into your future career.  According to the UK Universities International Report (March 2017): Graduates who were mobile during their degree were less likely to be unemployed (3.7% compared to 4.9%), and more likely to have earned a first […]

Len Lukowski, Deirdre Shanahan and Daniella Shokoohi win the Wasafiri New Writing Prize 2018

The 2018 Wasafiri New Writing Prize winners are announced with winners in the following categories: Fiction: ‘Plunder’ by Deirdre Shanahan; Poetry: ‘In the Garden Where the Gorgons Live’ by Daniella Shokoohi; Life Writing: ‘Diary of a Teenage Boy’ by Len Lukowski. Picture caption: Back row L-R: Prize judges Kerry Young, Susheila Nasta, and Elleke Boehmer […]

Serena Ceniccola MA Victorian Literature presents her paper at University of Freiburg

Serena Ceniccola (furthest right in picture above) – graduand with an MA in Victorian Literature from the School of English and Drama- successfully presented her paper “Nobody/Nowhere: the alienation of the Hybrid in Sui Ishida’s Tokyo Ghoul” at the two-day student conference “Exploring alterity in fantasy and science fiction” at the University of Freiburg, making […]

Head of Drama Caoimhe McAvinchey in conversation with Lucy Perman (former CEO at Clean Break) on 30 October 2018

Lucy Perman, former Chief Executive of Clean Break and Caoimhe McAvinchey, Head of Drama, Queen Mary University of London Lucy Perman MBE will be in conversation with Dr Caoimhe McAvinchey discussing her role leading Clean Break over two decades. Lucy was the Chief Executive of Clean Break from 1997 to 2018. In 2017 she won […]

A Season of Bangla Drama at Queen Mary announced

November 2018 marks the sixth year of Queen Mary University of London Drama’s strategic partnership with Europe’s largest festival of Bengali culture. Selected from November’s events across six Tower Hamlets venues, we cordially invite you to a programme curated by Ruksana Begum (Tower Hamlets Arts) and Ali Campbell (QMUL Drama). Seminar: True News and Fake […]

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 […]