Coronavirus has impacted many people in many ways. Mature student, Bethany tells us about her anxiousness in starting her studies during the Covid-19 pandemic, but also how she has felt supported whilst learning from home.
The latest good news from the School of Cultural Studies & Humanities in November 2020.
Third-year Media Communications and Cultures student Francesca Haigh, shares with us how her course helped her interact with media professionals and gave her an exciting internship opportunity.
The latest good news from the School of Cultural Studies & Humanities in October 2020.
Leeds Beckett Course Director, Dr Rachel Rich is taking part of the Being Human Festival this November. Rachel will be talking about British food in the Georgian era and today.
NaNoWriMo has become an international phenomenon, a writing challenge undertaken by thousands of people around the globe each November, with the aim of producing a draft of a novel (target length 50,000 words) in thirty days. In this post, Dr Rachel Connor, Course Director of Creative Writing, offers some insights on the process for would-be participants.
As part of the LBU Centre for Culture and the Arts Black History Month programme, on Oct 27th Drs Emily Zobel Marshall and Rachel Rich will be in discussion with Jeremy Poynting, the editor of Leeds-based Peepal Tree Press; a press which is the biggest publisher of Caribbean literature globally. This will be a unique opportunity for students to learn more career opportunities in publishing and for the literary community both in the UK and the Caribbean to hear Jeremy discuss his long and outstanding career.
Delivering the third talk in the 2019/20 Leeds Cultural Conversations series in February, Ruth Robbins talked about the fin-de-siecle writer Vernon Lee (real name Violet Paget) and how she used the genre conventions of the ghost story to speak of desires that in her own time had very little visibility.
The latest good news from the School of Cultural Studies & Humanities in September 2020.
During Black History Month in October, Leeds Beckett’s School of Cultural Studies and Humanities hosted a series of online live events.