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November 2018

A Season of Bangla Drama: 2-25 November 2018

November 2 - November 25

 A Season of Bangla Drama 2018 opens on 2 November for it’s 16th year! A hundred years on from some women in the UK getting the vote, this fantastic festival of drama incorporates politics, history, fact and fiction with women in many leading roles and provides a snapshot of society that exposes the frailty as well as the moral strength of the age-old human condition. All are relevant to the cross-cultural influences of British Bengali life in 21C East London…

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Panel Discussion for Year 12/13 Students: Is ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ really a feminist text? – Wednesday 21 November 2018

November 21 @ 3:15 pm - 6:00 pm
Queen Mary University of London, 327 Mile End Road
London, E1 4NS
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Experts from our School of English and Drama come together to discuss Margaret Atwood's famous dystopian novel. This panel discussion will explore the extent to which we can describe The Handmaid's Tale as a feminist text. It will challenge many opinions that readers hold regarding the novel, as well as placing it within the current political climate in the UK and USA. You will have the opportunity to question our experts, as well as having the chance to speak with…

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BAME FESTIVAL- Queen Mary Theatre Company – 23-24 November 2018

November 23 - November 24
Queen Mary University of London, 327 Mile End Road
London, E1 4NS
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Reclaiming the voice of the underrepresented. We are excited to present four original shows in the first festival of its kind at QMTC dedicated to uplifting BAME voices. Check our Facebook page or our website for information on shows and tickets. 23rd and 24th November, Pinter Studio in ArtsOne, 7pm http://www.qmtc.co.uk https://www.facebook.com/QMTheatreCo/

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English Master’s Open Event – Wednesday 28 November 2018

November 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Queen Mary University of London, 327 Mile End Road
London, E1 4NS
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Join us for a nevening reception with drinks to find out about our English Master's offering: MA English Literature We can help you get to grips with: How postgraduate study can help with your career. How to fund your studies including grants, loans and how to apply for our Excellence Scholarship. What makes our Masters programmes distinctive. Book a place online here

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February 2019

English and Drama A-Level Revision Day – Wednesday 20 February 2019

20th February 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Queen Mary University of London, 327 Mile End Road
London, E1 4NS
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English and Drama A-Level Revision Day – Practical Help with A-Level Topics Group sessions with top academics from Queen Mary will look at key A-level English and Drama texts and concepts to help with your revision. Wednesday 20 February 2019 10:00-16:00 Rooms TBC, QMUL – Mile End Free, book online: http://bit.ly/sedrevisionday2019  

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Inaugural Lecture: Barbara Taylor – Tuesday 26 February 2019

26th February 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
ArtsTwo Lecture Theatre, Mile End Road
London, E1 4NS
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Professor Barbara Taylor Chair- Professor Cora Kaplan The philosopher mediating alone in his study is a cliché of western culture. But behind the hackneyed image lies a long history of controversy. Was solitude the ‘school of genius’, as Edward Gibbon claimed, or did it breed irrationalism, dogmatism and melancholy, as Dr Johnson and others insisted?  In the 1730s David Hume suffered a breakdown which he attributed to his solitary philosophising; three decades later, in a much-publicised quarrel with Jean-Jacques Rousseau,…

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