Posts tagged with ‘School of English’

Participants needed for travel insurance study

Have you purchased travel insurance before? If so, you’re invited to take part in this reading […]

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Participants needed for study

Have you recently bought home and/or contents insurance? If you have, then you are invited to […]

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Take part in Jon McGregor’s live literature experiment

Want to meet novelist Jon McGregor and take part in a live literature experiment? Award-winning novelist […]

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Michael Symmons Roberts and Alison Moore

Nottingham Lakeside Arts are offering UoN staff and students discount tickets for the Michael Symmons Roberts […]

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Midlands Viking Symposium

The twelfth annual Midlands Viking Symposium will be in Nottingham on Saturday 23 April 2016. The theme will be ‘Interpreting the Viking Age’ and there will be talks on saving the Oseberg ship with science, stable isotopes, place-names around the Viking diaspora, Viking Yorkshire, and remembering the early medieval past in Iceland.

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Dementia Day-to-Day launch

6-7pm, Wednesday 18 November in the Senate Chamber, Trent Building, University Park All are invited to the […]

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Dementia Day-to-Day launch

Dementia Day-to-Day is a new joint initiative led by the Institute of Mental Health and the School of English. It takes the form of a series of blogs – mainly online diaries and reflective pieces – integrated into the existing IDEA website. We’ve assembled a panel of authors from all walks of life, each with their own experience of, and interest in, dementia to explore the subject of ageing and wellbeing from as many angles as possible.

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“My name is…” James Bond, masculinity and the Mother Land

Dr Nathan Waddell, School of English, discusses masculinity in the James Bond spy thriller series – with a look at Skyfall (2012) and new film Spectre (2015). For more background to the lecture, read Dr Waddell’s blog post ‘James Bond’s ghosts’. Part of the Popular Culture Lecture Series.

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AncientBiotics – a medieval remedy for modern day superbugs?

A one thousand year old Anglo-Saxon remedy for eye infections which originates from a manuscript in […]

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