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 – Laura Davis

The judges have now read the (62) entries! Tasked with reading so many great stories and only 9 brains to tackle the material, the judges devised their own reading plan to ensure a smooth run. Unlike some literary prizes, the judges made the decision to not each read all 62 stories. Instead they split them […]

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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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Christine Berberich’s Keynote Visit to Chennai, India

In early September 2017 I received a seriously exciting email: an invitation to be a keynote speaker at a Research Gathering of the Venus International Foundation (http://www.venusinfo.org), a charitable organisation based in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India, that aims to further research and international collaborations. India had always been top of my travel list – so […]

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Welcome to the English Literature Blog!

We are happy to welcome you to the University of Portsmouth’s English Literature Blog. The aim of this Blog is to showcase the wide-ranging activities going on within the English Literature Subject Area. The Literature Team is very research active and engaged in many very diverse projects locally, nationally and internationally. We are proud of […]

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