#SEDdigest: Careers Events, Networking Opportunities and Jobs – November 2018

There’s so many events to choose from to help with your future career. Get stuck in and let us know if you enjoyed it with the hashtag #SEDdigest! Careers Events Careers in Literature (Royal Society of Literature) | Wednesday 14 November | King’s College | Free The event is FREE and open to Arts and […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Listen to our Show and Tell #1 Podcast

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 publishing wizz Sarah Garnham, poet Bridget Minamore and dance artistic director Alex Whitley. Full biogs below. The show is introduced […]

Show and Tell – Inspiring Mini Talks at QMUL

Show and Tell is a new and exciting series of free inspiring talks about studying and working in the arts and humanities More information and book online here: showandtellqmul.eventbrite.co.uk – see the full programme below Featuring short and engaging talks from academic researchers, broadcasters, creative writers, and theatre practitioners. Show and Tell is a celebration […]

SED Guide to Summer including Edinburgh Festival and London Events

Here’s a rundown of some great things to do this summer 2018 including events featuring our students, staff and alumni. London Events The Refugee Tales | Wednesday 11 July 2018, All day | Various locations The Refugee Tales, which campaigns against indefinite immigration detention holds an annual walk in solidarity with refugees, asylum seekers and detainees. […]