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Dangerous Desires at the Theatre

Earlier this year, as part of our Academic Enrichment Programme, a group of students went to Chichester Festival Theatre to see Flute Theatre’s production of Twelfth Night. We are lucky to have several theatres in and around Portsmouth. This play is a set text on our L6 unit, Dangerous Desires: Renaissance Revenge Drama and to […]

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Poles in Britain: History, Culture and Literature

On 11 and 12 July, the English Literature team will be organising a series of events concerning Britain’s relationship with Poland. The programme opens on 11 July at 2pm with a special event for postgraduate students looking at how researchers, particularly those working on eighteenth- and nineteenth-century topics, can use letters in their work. The […]

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Academic Enrichment Programme: March Schedule

As part of their programmes, English Literature students at the University of Portsmouth can attend the Academic Enrichment Programme (AEP). The AEP is designed to sit alongside timetabled classes and consists of workshops, seminars, employability events and a host of other activities on a broad range of topics. Through the scheme, students are able to […]

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Brexit on Page and Stage

How will Britain’s planned departure from the European Union affect arts and culture? This was the subject of ‘Brexit on Page and Stage’, a special event held on 22 November at the Square Tower in Old Portsmouth. Audience members arriving at the venue, which had been specially decked out in Union Jack and EU flags, […]

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WriteUP Update – Literary Prizes

WriteUP is excited to announce that we have a total of 55 short stories! Our Judges,  Madison Aulisi, Liam Bramall, Georgina Holding, Chris LeGuillou, Jade Lynch, Rachel Orton, Ellys Perry, Parya Ar and Emilia Walker are all eager to get their hands on all the entries. We urge applicants to keep their eyes on their inboxes for any further announcements about a shortlist […]

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