In an effort to help students focus by not sending too many emails we’ve stored up all the great opportunities into one short digest. Don’t worry if you want to get them first it’s still best to follow us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Please let us know if you have any suggestions for next week via email@example.com
CONTRIBUTE: We’re launching 2 new series on our blog and other channels:
- What We’re Reading: Succinct book recommendations from our students, staff and friends. See our contribute guide for help
- The POWER of POETRY: Inspired by Amanda Gorman’s poem, we are launching a series celebrating poets of SED and beyond.
If you’d like to get involved please see our contribute page for guidance and contact details.
Master’s Open Events: We have 2 events coming up for current students if you think you might want to continue your study:
- MA English Literature Open Evening 3 February 2021 – 5-6pm UK time Join Director of admissions for the MA English Literature, Dr Charlotta Salmi to discuss the course. Sign up
- MSc Creative Arts and Mental Health Open Evening 3 February 2021 | 6.30pm – 8pm UK Time The event will include presentations by Dr Maria Turri and Prof Bridget Escolme and a Q&A with current students. Sign up
Queen Mary Student Newsletter: Important opportunities like the three below come through to you via email with lots more opportunities at QMUL. We hope you get these but please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you can’t find them in your QMUL email account.
Solitudes Seminar – Anne Vila on ‘Solitudes/Multitudes in Eighteenth-Century France: The Curious Case of the Jansenist Convulsionnaires’ on 26 Jan
Important note: We are the messenger for these opportunities please contact the organisers themselves if you have questions.
Aziz Foundation Master’s Scholarship Programme: Supporting British Muslims with career aspirations in:
- Media & Journalism
Free workshop on 26 Jan with award-winning radio journalist and podcast coach Clare Freeman on how to get started with your podcast.
The Coast is Queer: Free LGBTQ+ Literature Festival returning 5 – 7 Feb includes Booker Prize winners Douglas Stuart (Shuggie Bain) and Alan Hollinghurst (The Swimming-Pool Library, The Line Of Beauty, The Stranger’s Child) PLUS SO MANY MORE! Book tickets for individual events here
Fear Naut magazine by our Drama alumna is looking for submissions. You can also support the magazine and read an interview with Tilly Bungard about its creation here.
Penguin Lit in Colour: Get involved with this new initiative by Penguin to support inclusive reading in schools if you’re a teacher or tutor to young people or simply make your old English teachers aware of this scheme. Sign up here