SED Opportunity Digest – 26 November 2021

Welcome to our digest full of interesting events, opportunities and schemes that may help you meet collaborators, improve their career prospects or simply broaden your horizons.

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From QMUL, Partners & Friends

Wonderer Journal’s submission deadline has been extended to 3 January

Watch our Instagram Live to see the sort of thing you could submit.

Listen to Craft the new podcast by Wasafiri

Craft is brought to you by Wasafiri, the magazine of international contemporary writing. Check out our website ( for outtakes from this interview that didn’t (quite) make the final cut, and much more from writers all over the world.

Ed Charlton (English, QMUL) “Blueing Toronto: Dionne Brand’s Melancholy Utopianism”

REMINDER: Upcoming event in week 10 – a talk by Ed Charlton (English, QMUL). Register by email, or through this form:

Our very own Clare Stainthorp is giving a talk‘The Women of the Nineteenth-Century Freethought Movement in Britain’ on Thursday 16 December, 16:00-18:00 CET (15:00-17:00 GMT)

The talk is part of an International Society for Intellectual History seminar series.


Join us for the first focused engagement symposium on Interpersonal Violence and Violence Reduction hosted by SMD Crisis Network. Speakers include our very own Paul Heritage (Drama/People’s Palace Projects). The new Queen Mary & SMD Crisis Network is pleased to host our first focused engagement symposium on Interpersonal Violence and Violence Reduction. We aim to connect researchers from across all Schools & Faculties in the University who have an active academic interest in this area, and to explore new directions and collaborations for future research, education and engagement.

Outside QMUL

Vault Festival: New Critics Programme

Early-career reviewers who have no formal training or professional experience in arts journalism, check out @VAULTFestival‘s New Critics Programme!

Deadline: 10 December, 8pm Find out more:


Get a chance to produce your own area at London Remixed Festival (25 March 2022) with support from industry specialists.

Deadline for applications: 8 Dec

Find out more:


Nice free online workshop introductions to various career skills:

Nov. 26 – Adobe InDesign 101

Nov. 26 – Visual Design 101

Dec. 3 – Adobe Illustrator 101

Dec. 10 – Digital Marketing

Further sources of interesting events, opportunities and jobs are…

Apples & Snakes Artists Newsletter | Arts Admin E-Digest | ArtsJobs | BBC Academy | Creative Access (Jobs) | JournoResources | Lectures.London | MediaBeans (media jobs) | QMUL Careers | Presspad | Tower Hamlets Arts | Write at Home (freelance writing opps)

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I am the Web and Marketing Administrator in the School of English and Drama. Amongst my various roles, I run the School's website ( and its Twitter feed (@QMULsed). I also manage the running of the School's Open Days and draft promotional materials.

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