Marketing Coordinator, Hannah Skidmore from Aesthetica Magazine has been in touch to announce that submissions are now open for the Aesthetica Creative Writing Award, presenting an exciting opportunity for students and graduates at York St John University.
by Lizzie Hope and Gemma Linfoot-King
The ‘All About Respect’ project exists to prevent sexual violence, harassment, and abuse, and to promote the importance of healthy relationships, consent, and respect among students in York. We have been working closely with students to help create material to promote our message, and are currently seeking creative writing, blog content, art work, or anything else creative to use alongside our leaflets and posters. Continue reading “all about respect”
By Tom Young
Current student Tom Young discusses the recent joint honours event held in January and the adventure of Joint Honours study.
We are extremely proud to be hosting a trilogy of events as part of LGBT History Month. Book your tickets and join us!
By Tia Byer
On Wednesday 7th February 2018, English Literature students at York St John University were treated to a Literature Research Showcase. English Literature Faculty members presented their research and gave the low-down on what they are working on. Third-year student and Sub-Editor Tia Byer reports.
In this week’s visit to dissertation corner, Tia Byer speaks to current student Phil Price.
Are you a current MA student or final Year undergraduate studying Literature or Creative Writing at York St John University? Please consider contributing a conference paper to our forthcoming student symposium! The deadline for proposals is 15 March.
By Charlotte Stevenson
Current student Charlotte Stevenson reflects on the recent screening of Night and Fog for Holocaust Memorial Day and on her reading of Rena’s Promise for the module Conflicting Words, commenting on the tension between the necessity of commemoration and impossibility of writing about the unimaginable. Continue reading “‘beyond all imagination’. holocaust memorial day and writing the incomprehensible”
Mosa & Georgina, two Volunteer Coordinators from Leeds Young Film Festival 2018 have been in touch to announce that they are currently recruiting volunteers to help with the UK’s largest family film event. The festival will be running from Friday 30th March – Monday 2nd April.
by Charlotte Stevenson
Current student Charlotte Stevenson reflects on the weekend’s 2018 World Cancer Day and what this means to her. She speaks of the importance of raising awareness.
By Nicoletta Peddis
Current student Nicoletta Peddis reflects on the recent screening of Night and Fog, shown as part of Holocaust Memorial Day, and the subsequent discussions surrounding questions of how to teach and critique culture representations of the Holocaust.
The following post is an abridged script for Dr Adam Stock’s Address at the Holocaust Memorial Day City of York Council Civic Event.
Many thanks to Mollie Field for getting in touch to let all of our students know about the following opportunity to write for Neutral Magazine.
By Harriet Bartle
Current Literature and History student Harriet Bartle joins us for a ‘Monday Matters’ reflection on what it is like to study literature when you’re obsessed with Terry Pratchett’s Discworld.
In this week’s instalment of Dissertation Corner, Nicoletta Peddis speaks to current dissertation Elliott Walker.