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.
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.
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.