The Leeds Young Film Festival are now accepting applications for Volunteers for the festival, from 30th March – 14th April. This is a great opportunity for students to gain some experience in events management, festival production, and for working with children and young people in the arts and cultural sector
Below is a link to our opportunities page where you can find everything you need to know regarding our volunteer programme.
MA Contemporary Literature, MA Creative Writing, MFA Creative Writing
Wed 4th December, 1645-1800, HG147
This training is being run for YSJ by local charity IDAS. IDAS is the largest specialist charity in Yorkshire supporting anyone experiencing or affected by domestic abuse or sexual violence. (www.idas.org.uk )Completing this training will mean you become an ‘IDAS Champion’.
An excellent deal for commuting students.
Please be aware of the following All About Respect Training open to students.
Thank you to the York Youth Council and York Children in Care for letting us know about this important survey.
As Words Matter enters its third year, we’re looking to recruit lots of new writers! More information and Expression of Interest form copied below…
In a special post, Julie Raby joins us on the blog to let us know what she’s been up to over the summer and offers us a sneak preview of a brand new module launching in the new academic year!
Thank you to Light Night Leeds for letting us know about this opportunity. To get an application form please email email@example.com.
“All The World’s A Stage”
Director Kimberley Sykes combines pantomime, audience interaction, puppetry and musical elements to create a fantastical, almost Brechtian approach to the Royal Shakespeare Company’s current production of As You Like It.
For the past eleven weeks, I’ve constantly been reminded in lectures and seminars that Shakespeare’s plays are texts that were written with the intention to be performed on a stage, not to be read in a classroom. My Shakespeare: Perspectives module’s two-day trip to Stratford-Upon-Avon proved that there’s more to the Bard’s plays than just text to be analysed. Shakespeare’s plays offer escapism, a chance to get away from reality with friends or family and I was lucky enough to escape to the Forest of Arden in the most recent production of As You Like It. Continue reading ““All The World’s A Stage”. Mollie Pigott reflects on the RSC’s production of As You Like It (Shakespeare: Perspectives Trip 2019)”
Charlotte Crawshaw reviews FEAST, the first play by London-based Romanian theatre maker Olivia Negrean, making its York debut after being performed across Europe. Directed by Philip Parr of Parrabola.
Would you like to help us share and celebrate the teaching practices we deliver on the Literature programme at York St John University? In today’s post, English Literature Subject Director Anne-Marie Evans explains how you can get involved!
Thank you to Sophie Lake for letting us know about this excellent opportunity for Literature and Creative Writing Students!