Canterbury Cathedral has a very rich history, but who comes first to your mind when you think of the Cathedral? Becket? Henry II? The Black Prince? These are all important figures in the cathedral’s history, whom we certainly should not forget, but they are all men.
Power, Splendour, and Diplomacy – Understanding the Early Modern Royal Court through Objects: Part I
As my third year special subject, ‘Power, Splendour and Diplomacy’ ends with the start of semester two, early modern court culture as a topic of public interest has garnered excitement with the opening of the ‘Charles I: King and Collector’ exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts [London] and the recent BBC documentary Charles I’s Treasures Reunited which aired on 10 February 2018.
In the first in a series of posts that explores the various stages of theStudy Abroad experience, final-year American Studies student Connor Cudmore offers a reflection on a year well spent in the United States.
In our Romantic Novels 1817 seminar series, held in 2017, we chose six novels published in 1817, and invited an expert in the field to lead a discussion on each text. Co-funded by Romantic Bicentennials, the University of Greenwich, and Canterbury Christ Church University, Romantic Novels 1817 used the bicentenary as the perfect excuse to rethink our understanding of the Romantic Novel.
People often assume that if you do a degree in Creative and Professional Writing you are going to write a novel. I may have had some mild aspirations of that nature in Year One, but with each new module my vision of the future morphed with new and exciting possibilities – “definitely going to write plays…actually I fancy screenwriting…no a radio writer…definitely”. But conversations with a tutor around Life Writing and a visit to UCL took me down a completely different path. University can open up doors to experiences never imagined or expected.