Posts tagged with ‘School of English’

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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The continuing need for lesbian and gay literature

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.

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I am your forefather: Star Wars and/as medieval dystopia

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.

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Free online course – ‘How to Read a Mind’

Led by Professor Peter Stockwell from the School of English, this MOOC offers an introduction to […]

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Young Soul Rebels

Film screening for Black History Month, open to University staff and students. Introduction and Q&A with […]

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New chapter in medieval book’s history

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.

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