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Students get involved in Language and Gender interviews

Level 5 students in the Gender and Language module (HM5205), taught by Flora Derounian, have produced a series of interviews with participants from the local community. The aim of the interviews was to see how interviewees engage with discourse around … Continue reading

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Weather-world

Arran Stibbe has published a teaching ‘story’, Living in the Weather-World: reconnection as a path to sustainability, as part of a European Union funded Erasmus+ programme. The story uses ecolinguistics, ecocriticism, photography and embodied experience to encourage students to reconnect … Continue reading

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EU project in Slovenia

I am back from a research visit to Slovenia as part of a European Union funded project in Environmental Education. The project gives me a chance to apply ecolinguistics to practical teacher training, with the aim of incorporating critical language … Continue reading

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Start of year message from Arran

This week during induction week I was very pleased to meet the new students – a really friendly and enthusiastic group. I’d like to welcome them all to the university and welcome back the second and third year students. I … Continue reading

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Everyman Theatre trip

On Wednesday, English Language students went on a fascinating behind the scenes tour of the Everyman theatre, followed by tea and scones.

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Art for Earth’s sake – a dynamic workshop led by Helen Moore

Helen Moore, one of the leading activist poets in the UK, came to give a three hour workshop for students on Friday.  It was an amazing mixture of performance, video, discussion and practical outdoor exercises!

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Humanities Student Research Conference, 9 June

  All humanities students and staff at the University of Gloucestershire are invited to the third annual Humanities Student Research Conference. The conference allows students who have taken the Scholarly Research Project module or have recently completed a dissertation to showcase … Continue reading

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