As part of her studies in MA Creative Writing, Elizabeth Eaton worked as writer in residence at a primary school, going on to edit an anthology of stories written by children to raise money for Samara’s Aid which works with Syrian refugees.
Honorary Fellow of the School of Humanities, Richard Jacobs, has 40 years experience of teaching literature, so The English Association invited him to write about why it’s such an important subject to study . Read the article here.
At Brighton we offer six Humanities degrees – using disciplines including philosophy, history, politics, cultural studies, and literary studies – but what does ‘Humanities’ really mean and why choose to study them?
Final-year History, Literature and Culture BA(Hons) student Layla Andrews showcases her newest work at the Oxo Tower from 26 February. The exhibition is called Feast And Famine and aims to highlight “elitism and opportunity” within the art world. In 2017, Layla painted a picture of Obama for which he sent her a letter of thanks….
Xenofeminism affirms the potential of technology to open up a radical future – and Humanities lecturer Vicky Margree’s recent article in The Mantle asks whether the controversial 70s feminist was ahead of her time.
Humanities staff member Jon Watson is one of three University of Brighton lecturers pitting their wits against students in Radio 4 quiz The 3rd Degree on Thursday 31 January – come and watch the recording at the Sallis Benney Theatre.
World-leading academics from 43 countries will come together at the University of Brighton later this month (23-29 Jan) for the landmark Radical Futures conference which looks at the rise of populism and the future of democracy.
On 31 of October, Linguistics expert Dr Patricia Kolaiti discusses ‘Literature and art as a cognitive object: towards a novel mentalistic theory of literature and art’ in Checkland Building, Falmer, 1-2.30pm.
Humanities students are invited to attend the launch of lecturer Dr Michael Neu’s new book (25 January, 6.30pm, Pavilion Parade) which critically examines forms of direct and structural violence that others may be ‘justly’ subjected to.
University of Brighton Professor of Leisure Studies Alan Tomlinson, along with John Sugden, Professor of the Sociology of Sport, have been honoured for their “high quality and sustained profile of their scholarship.”