SED Opportunity Digest – 3 December 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

MA English Literature and MA Creative Writing Zoom Event

Tuesday 7 November 2021
1600-1700 UK Time

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Embodiment in Disembodied Systems by Vivian Chinasa Ezugha

Wednesday 8 December

Soft start at 18:30 GMT via Zoom

Book on bit.ly/qm0812o

Vivian Chinasa Ezhugha, one of the new directors of Live Art Development Agency, will be talking about navigating leadership as a performance artist.

Bad English

Book Launch: Bad English: Literature, Multilingualism, and the Politics of Language in Contemporary Britain (2020) by Rachael Gilmour.

A convivial conversation between Rachael, Nisha and Juliette will be followed by a reception.

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Careers Events

SED Livelihoods in English ESH6044: Presenting yourself to others (careers)

07-Dec-202110:0012:00

Canary Wharf Jobs Fair

09-Dec-2021 11:0015:00

External fair run by Tower Hamlets

Amazon Women’s Event Series: Silencing your inner critic

09-Dec-2021 12:0013:00

External event hosted by Amazon

Cover of book "London Yiddishtown" next to headshot of Vivi Lachs

LONDON YIDDISHTOWN: EAST END JEWISH LIFE IN YIDDISH SKETCH AND STORY, 1930-1950 

Thursday December 9th 7.30pm at JW3

An evening with Vivi Lachs, Alan Dein and guests for the book launch of

LONDON YIDDISHTOWN

Conversation, story readings and East End music.

£10 in person with a big discount on the book and free CDs of Cockney-Yiddish music hall songs.

JW3, 341-351 Finchley Road, London NW3 6ET,

Book here: https://www.jw3.org.uk/index.php/whats-on/london-yiddishtown

TO BUY THE BOOK, DESCRIPTION AND REVIEWS 

https://www.wsupress.wayne.edu/books/detail/london-yiddishtown

Add voucher code FW21 for a 30% discount 

https://www.eurospanbookstore.com/book/detail/london-yiddishtown/?k=9780814348475

Add voucher code VIVI20 for a 20% discount 

OR IN PERSON launch discounts – a whopping 36% off

LONDON YIDDISHTOWN:  GREAT JEWISH BOOKS ONLINE AT THE YIDDISH BOOK CENTER 

Sunday December 12th 1pm (Eastern time), 6pm (UK) 

ONLINE: Yiddish Book Center

https://www.yiddishbookcenter.org/educational-programs/adult-learners/great-jewish-books-lecture-series/register-great-jewish-books

LONDON YIDDISHTOWN:  YIDDISH NEW YORK 

27th, 28th and 29th December 6.30-7.45 (UK)  

ONLINE: Three lectures, each focusing on a different writer 

London Yiddishtown: Katie Brown’s comic and rueful tales of family shenanigans  

London Yiddishtown: Arnold Kaizer’s humour on community and synagogue politics 

London Yiddishtown: I A Lisky’s left-wing stories of work, protest and fascism 

Sign up at https://www.yiddishnewyork.com/ 

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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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