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.
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.
What can zombies and Doctor Who tell us about genetics or vegan ethics? Find out at […]
Appears in Issue 81
Tags: Catherine Johnson, Doctor Who, Kate Stewart, Keith Bound, Lynn Fotheringham, Mathieu Donner, Nathan Waddell, Popular Culture Lecture Series, School of Biosciences, School of Cultures Language and Area Studies, School of English, School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Sean May, Stephen Hodkinson, Susannah Lydon, Timo Schrader
A new online linguistics tool will help researchers and students study the language used in novels […]
Appears in Issue 79
Tags: Arts and Humanities Research Council, Centre for Research in Applied Linguistics, CLiC, CLiC 1.0, Dickens, Nottingham Potential Summer School, Professor Michaela Mahlberg, Professor Peter Stockwell, School of English
Professor Gregory Woods, poet and academic, presents ‘The continuing need for lesbian and gay literature’. With an introduction from Dr Abigail Ward, School of English. Free lecture for LGBT History Month, all welcome.
Christina Lee and Nathan Waddell, School of English, present the lecture ‘I am your forefather: Star Wars and/as medieval dystopia’. Part of the Popular Culture Lecture Series. Art by Chawakarn Khongprasert.
A rare medieval service book is being unveiled in ‘virtual form’ in the Nottingham parish church where it was used during the 15th and early 16th centuries.
Appears in Issue 58