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 […]

Drama at Queen Mary scores 92 per cent for student satisfaction

Overall student satisfaction at Queen Mary University of London’s Department of Drama is at 91.9 per cent, according to the results of the 2018 National Student Survey (NSS). The 2018 National Student Survey questioned UK undergraduates on various aspects of the student experience, including their overall satisfaction. The results mean that Queen Mary is third […]

British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship Scheme – Applications Open

Early career researchers seeking support for their application to the British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship scheme are invited to get in contact with us as soon as possible Deadline for applications: midday on 14 September 2018 The School of English and Drama invites early career researchers seeking support for their application to the British Academy Postdoctoral […]

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. […]

Event Round Up: Remembering Natural Historian James Petiver (1665–1718)

Thursday 26 April 2018 This day meeting at the Linnean Society in Burlington House, Piccadilly marked the tercentenary of the death of James Petiver FRS, an important but often overlooked professional apothecary and compulsive natural historian in 18th-century London. Petiver made significant contributions to multiple fields of natural history, above all botany and entomology. An […]

#YouCantTouchDiss – Dissertation Selfie Competition – Win £50 Voucher

#YOUCANTTOUCHDISS DISSERTATION SELFIE COMPETITION Share your dissertation hand in selfie with the hashtag #youcanttouchDISS (tag us!) for a chance to win £50 Amazon voucher and a badass certificate! Competition closes: Friday 11 May 2018 at 5pm. 1 entry per person and you must use the hashtag & tag us on Twitter, Instagram or email us sed-web@qmul.ac.uk. 1 x winner will be chosen at random from all valid entries. Tweet now