Maggie and Clare both came back to university after a long break, having graduated 25 and 40 years ago respectively. They have both just finished the first year of the taught part time MA in English and we asked them how they found returning to studying after such a long time.
My first book The Twelve Dates of Christmas (which I wrote whilst studying for my degree) will be out in Autumn next year.
I have always been a keen writer, and after writing my way through my teens, twenties and thirties, I realised this was probably not just a phase!
After becoming a full- time carer for a relative, I decided that I wanted to start writing again, initially as an outlet, but I soon realised I wanted to study the craft in greater depth and write something that others could read and enjoy.
To celebrate the end of the term and the upcoming Christmas break, students from the Playwriting module for the Creative and Professional writing course took a trip to Canterbury’s Marlowe Theatre to see the new play … If We’ve Never Been To The Moon?
Black History Month rooted from America and was first known to be ‘Negro History Week’. Created by Carter G. Woodson in 1926, this aimed to honour African Americans’ contribution towards US history. However, it was only in 1976 when it became a month-long celebration.
Student Leah Hockley (English Literature with Creative and Professional Writing) talks about her immersive play “First of the Feathers” on the Being Human Festival blog.
Power, Splendour, and Diplomacy – Understanding the Early Modern Royal Court through Objects: Part III
Dr Sara Wolfson’s students ask what we can learn about the Renaissance court through art, architecture and material objects.
Power, Splendour, and Diplomacy – Understanding the Early Modern Royal Court through Objects: Part II
Wolfson’s students ask what we can learn about the Renaissance court through art, architecture and material objects.
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.