Bea Hitchman’s novel All of You Every Single One has been longlisted for the Historical Writers Association Crown Award.
Featuring original writing, academic commentary, reviews, and in-depth interviews with writers and artists, run by students, teachers and alumni of the University of Brighton. Continue reading “Take a look at online literary magazine Pier Review”
Students taking our Linguistics BA(Hons) will, from 2023, have the opportunity to choose to graduate with the new award titles ‘Linguistics with Intercultural Communication’ or ‘Linguistics with Policy and Planning.’
Students choosing our Creative Writing BA(Hons) now have the opportunity to graduate with the award title Creative Writing with Wellbeing. Continue reading “Creative Writing degree offers new Wellbeing pathway”
If you study an English course at the University of Brighton you have the chance to take an work placement – and this week students who have worked during their studies at companies including Factory Films and The Old Market Theatre hosted an event to celebrate and feedback on their experiences. Continue reading “English students share experience of their industry placements at Connecting The Dots event”
The publishers will support an annual prize for the best dissertation with a prize – graduating students will win books and publication in an Epoque Press e-zine. Continue reading “Epoque Press announce new dissertation prize for University of Brighton English students”
Read our interview with Merci Roberts where she talks about performing at the event, her course and the lecturers, and living in Brighton, as well as reading her winning poem Justice for Peace. Continue reading “English Literature and Creative Writing student wins Hammer & Tongue spoken-word poetry slam”
Hear from current Social Work BSc student Keeley Vokins on her experiences of studying at the University of Brighton. Continue reading ““The content of the course is informative, engaging and has expanded my knowledge””
Revolutionary Lives of the Red and Black Atlantic since 1917 co-edited by Christian Høgsbjerg is published on 19 April 2022 and brings to light the life histories of those whose political activity in relation to the black liberation struggle was profoundly shaped by the global impact and legacy of the Russian Revolution of October 1917. Continue reading “Lecturer’s new book looks at life histories of radical figures in relation to black liberation struggle”
Read our Q&A with first year Social Work BSc student Dave. Continue reading ““I chose Brighton as it had a good reputation, especially for vocational courses, and the interview process was pleasant and smooth””
Check out PierReview, a blog dedicated to work by Creative Writing MA students.
Psychodynamic Counselling & Psychotherapy graduate Christine Hopfgarten on studying at Brighton, her career since, and her new book.
From ‘The Fetishism of Commodities’ and ‘Graphic Interventions’, to ‘The Social Life of Unwanted Things’ and ‘Tracing the pursuit of (modern) happiness’ sign up to what promise to be fascinating events. Continue reading “Lecturers give free online talks as part of University exhibition looking at how objects are seen, from treasures to junk”
Join the Humanities Society at our Edward Street building (or online) for this lecture by Dr Robin Dunphy, expert in epistemology and metaphysics in the context of Classical German Philosophy and with the Pyrrhonian sceptical tradition. Continue reading “‘Bad Scepticism and Democracy’ public lecture 27 Jan, 6.30pm”
If you’re a Brighton student, or are thinking about choosing one of our English courses, check out the Instagram account.
Thinking of applying to one of our courses? Take a look at our reading lists, covering both the humanistic and psychodynamic approaches. Continue reading “Preliminary reading for prospective counselling and psychotherapy students”
Take a look at the research profiles and the published work of the lecturers who teach on our counselling and psychotherapy Postgraduate Diplomas and MSc. Continue reading “Meet some our counselling and psychotherapy lecturers”
Come to the Humanities Society event at the University of Brighton’s Edward Street to hear this University of Sussex professor discuss Islamic philosophy. This is a drop in society – you can sit back, listen and relax, or ask questions and debate! Everyone is welcome.
Continue reading “Come to a talk from Professor Tony Booth on Islamic Philosophy on 18 November, 6.30pm”
Book your place for this online public talk (12 November, 2-4pm), co-chaired by politics lecturer Dr Heba Youssef and anthropology and psychology academic Dr Nichola Khan, which will explore the turbulent debates over the statue of Rhodes at Oxford University. Continue reading “University of Brighton to host public talk on contested Cecil Rhodes statue”
While studying Creative Writing at the University of Brighton, Harry Hillery worked with the Terrence Higgins Trust as part of the Communities of Practice module, where they became artist-in-residence and started archiving stories. Continue reading “Creative Writing MA grad launches Brighton Aids Memorial Exhibition”
Graduate Harry Hillery has three pieces of work featured in Brighton’s Stories with Lemn Sissay, which sees the poet and Festival’s Guest Director reading a selection of stories submitted during this art installation in Pavilion Gardens.
The feed for our literature, creative writing, linguistics, language, history of art and design, history, philosophy and politics. Continue reading “Follow our Humanities courses on Instagram”
Dr Cathy Bergin is principal lecturer and leader of the History, Literature and Culture degree on the Humanities Programme.
Humanities lecturer Victoria Margree (author of a book on Firestone) and Claus Halberg (University of Bergen’s Centre for Women’s and Gender Research) discuss the Canadian-American radical feminist, writer and activist in this film.
Students from the University of Brighton’s Creative Writing BA(Hons), MA and PhD programme are part of theatre performance Tenebrae: Lessons Learnt in Darkness on 22 May.
In the wake of the BLM protests, podcast series Slavery and the City looks at what it means for Britain to reckon with the history of the transatlantic slave trade – and Humanities lecturer Anita has contributed to the second episode on London’s Guildhall and the slave ship, Zong massacre.
Dr Becca Searle and Dr Heba Youssef teach on our new politics degrees – here we find out a bit more about what made them want to specialise in this fascinating subject and how they teach politics at Brighton. Continue reading ““I am fascinated by international relations and global politics and how it directly impacts people’s lives in ways that may not be immediately apparent””
You can now apply for our new courses in Politics BA(Hons), Politics and Social Change BA(Hons), Environmental Politics BA(Hons), Politics and International Relations BA(Hons) and Sex and Politics BA(Hons). Continue reading “Brighton launches five new politics degrees for 2022”
The collaborative project (Census 2021: Using historical census data to highlight changing patterns in health, disability, housing, employment and identity) will use the upcoming census for creative learning sessions with under-represented local groups. Continue reading “Humanities lecturer Dr Deborah Madden leads census project to be featured on BBC 3 podcast”
Students and staff are invited to this free event hosted by the Universities of Brighton and Sussex which sees award-winning science journalist and author of ‘Inferior: How Science Got Women Wrong’ and ‘Superior: the Return of Race Science’ speaking to our staff and students. Book your place now. Continue reading “International Women’s Day: A Conversation with Angela Saini on 10 March, 12noon”
I Object, an anthology of short stories, poetry and novellas exploring commonplace objects and transforming them into vehicles for nostalgic exploration, notions of loss, hope and discovery, is the first release from digital publishing house Glitch. Continue reading “Creative Writing MA students release collective anthology”
The University of Brighton’s Centre for Applied Philosophy, Politics and Ethics is running this online event which starts today (18-23 January). Continue reading “Conference | Democracy and Populism: Equality, Truth and Disagreement In The Age of Covid”
Graduate Suzi Bamblett is in Amazon’s top 20 with a book she started on her MA at Brighton, The Travelling Philanthropist. Continue reading “Creative Writing MA grad is 17th on Amazon hot list”
Emily Jane Bell’s story Chick has been awarded third place in the Chalk Circle Short Story Competition 2020.
Continue reading “Creative Writing MA graduate recognised in story competition”
This summer Marina Castledine studied Lefkaritika, traditional Cypriot embroidery art, and wrote about it for her studies, supported by Grampus Heritage and funded by Erasmus. Read her report. Continue reading “Creative Writing MA student on her placement in Cyprus”
Dr Kate Aughterson and Dr Jess Moriarty are inviting academics, students, writers, artists and practitioners to the University of Brighton’s Centre for Arts and Wellbeing symposium looking at Maternity and Wellbeing on 13 November. Continue reading “Literature and creative writing lecturers lead online symposium”