Humanities

News and events from the University of Brighton's Humanities programme areas

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Careers fair: Weds 7 Nov

Come along to the university’s careers fair at the Amex football stadium by our Falmer campus. Download the app for the guide to what’s happening on the day.

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The CogLit Project launches with talk at Falmer

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.

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Are you a Brighton Freshtival pass holder?

On Friday 28 September, the Radio 1 Rave Lounge is coming to Brighton featuring Radio 1’s Annie Mac, Danny Howard and special guest. Book your ticket now!

Got a question for Akala?

For our flagship Black History Month event on 22 Oct, rapper, author, poet and political activist, Akala, is joining us – and we want YOU to ask the questions.

Enrol online today!

Congratulations to everyone who’s received an offer. If you’ve had your place confirmed, you’ll be able to enrol from today.

Welcome to all of our new students!

When your place has been confirmed you officially become a University of Brighton student! Keep an eye on your inbox as we’ll be keeping in touch with you by email to let you know more about: activating your university user account and logging on to our online learning environment: student central how to access pre-arrival…

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University of Brighton librarian longlisted for prestigious LBGT book prize

Allie Rogers can often be found among the thousands of books in the University of Brighton’s Falmer library – but now she’s earning accolades for her own literature.

Buckingham Palace reward for The Big Read

The University of Brighton’s The Big Read scheme was rewarded with an invitation to Buckingham Palace for a prestigious event celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Man Booker Prize.

First residential school for School of Humanities

This July the School of Humanities has run its first residential summer school.

New Creative Writing single honours course

Students at the University of Brighton will be able to study Creative Writing as a single honours course from 2019.

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Join leading writers and publishers at our Creative Writing MA event

On Wednesday 25 April (10am – 12pm) join Araminta Hall, David Headley, Candida Lacey and Erinna Metley for a free event on our Falmer campus.

Women of Impact

To mark International Women’s Day in 2018 we are celebrating the achievements of just some of the academics working here at Brighton.

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Why you should choose a placement module at University!

If you weren’t interested before, you should be after this!

Post-graduate open evening: 28 Feb

Despite the snowy weather, our open evening at Falmer for MAs in creative writing, languages and linguistics is going ahead as planned.

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Follow Linguistics on Facebook

Our Linguistics subject area has an active online community, run by expert in the subject Tim Wharton. 

Visit us at our Postgraduate open days

There’s no better way to explore your future study opportunities than by meeting lecturers and researchers at a postgraduate open day.

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Brighton alumna Paris Lees hailed as New Suffragette by Vogue

Award-winning writer, TV personality, presenter and equality campaigner Paris Lees is featured as one of seven influential women to mark the 100th anniversary since women were granted the vote.

Come and visit us this winter!

It might be cold outside but don’t let that stop you visiting us this winter!

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Students’ festival poetry success

Two Creative Writing students were among the winners at the Brighton and Hove Arts Council Poetry Competition and Festival with prizes presented by poet laureate Carol Ann Duffy.

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Did you know about these studio facilities?

At our Watts building there are specialist facilities for use by all students and staff across the university. Book now!

Thinking of taking a placement module?

Watch this film where students tell us how two practice modules helped their studies and career prospects.

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English grad Munroe Bergdorf on ‘that’ Dove advert

The transgender activist and model who studied Media and English Language at Brighton was back on Good Morning Britain discussing the controversial advert.

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Lecturers Erika Tan and Dr Lara Perry in conversation

Book your free place at this discussion of Tan’s recent series of films at the Royal Pavilion on 16 November.

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Last chance for entries to Arts Council Poetry Festival

University of Brighton is partnering with the Arts Council’s Brighton & Hove Poetry Festival this year – and you have until 18 October to enter the poetry competition, with the winner announced at the November event.

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Bestselling author Elizabeth Haynes visits UoB

In a rare visit to Brighton, bestselling author Elizabeth Haynes visits the University of Brighton on 7 March. She’ll be answering questions about her writing career and the inspiration behind her incredibly successful crime thrillers, the most recent of which is Never Alone.

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