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October 2018

Race and Poetics and Poetry in the UK: Legacies of Colonialism – Friday 26 – Saturday 27 October 2018

October 26 - October 27
University of Cambridge, Queen's College
Cambridge, CB3 9ET United Kingdom
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Race and Poetics and Poetry in the UK: Legacies of Colonialism Friday 26th-Saturday 27th October 2018 Queens’ College University of Cambridge Against the contemporary reality of Brexit and an openly racist and sexist US president, alongside draconian detention and deportation policies, anti-black and anti-Muslim violence in the UK and US, and the ongoing neglect of indigenous people’s dispossession, it is time to stop doing poetry and poetry studies as usual. The work of Black British poets and thinkers has been crucial…

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#Frankenreads x QMUL – Celebrate 200 years of Frankenstein on Halloween

October 31
Queen Mary University of London, 327 Mile End Road
London, E1 4NS
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Free

Film screening, fancy dress lecture and Halloween Monster Mingle Wednesday 31 October 2018 | ArtsTwo | 5-9pm | Free The School of English & Drama at QMUL mark the 200th anniversary of the publication of Mary Shelley’s “Frankenstein” in suitably scary style on Halloween. Join us for a screening of early Frankenstein films and a fancy dress lecture, followed by some scary socialising. Frankenscreening:  Frankenstein's dreams of cinema Film and Drama Studio, ArtsTwo, 17:00-18:00 Dr. Matthew Ingleby Frankenstein is haunted by…

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November 2018

A Season of Bangla Drama: 2-25 November 2018

November 2 - November 25

Just over three weeks to go until A Season of Bangla Drama 2018 opens for it’s 16th year! The very lovely brochure is away being printed but you can download it here to see the full line up of plays, walks, talks and exhibitions which make up the jam-packed and varied programme for this November. 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…

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Queen Mary Writers presents: Nikesh Shukla Reading and In Conversation with Bidisha

November 13 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Queen Mary University of London, 327 Mile End Road
London, E1 4NS
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Free

Nikesh Shukla is the author of the novels The One Who Wrote Destiny (2018), Meatspace (2014), and Coconut Unlimited (2010). He is editor of the bestselling essay collection, The Good Immigrant (winner of Reader's Choice at the Books Are My Bag Awards) and was one of Foreign Policy’s 100 Global Thinkers and The Bookseller's 100 Most Influential People in Publishing in 2016 and in 2017. He is co-founder of the literary journal, The Good Journal. Bidisha is a writer, filmmaker…

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Tea’s London Journey: a guided history walk (Being Human 2018) – Richard Coulton and Matthew Mauger

November 18 @ 10:00 am - 1:30 pm
Free

Connect directly with the sites of London where tea was forged as the national drink of Britain. Walk through the East End docklands and into the City, guided by tea historians from Queen Mary University of London. Our route will follow tea’s journey from the import docks of the East India Company, via London’s forgotten Chinatown in Pennyfields and tea warehouses of the East End, to the wholesale and retail sites in the City. Your guides will reveal hidden gems…

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

November 21 @ 3:15 pm - 6:00 pm
Queen Mary University of London, 327 Mile End Road
London, E1 4NS
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Free

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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