Students and teachers are invited to our English Literature mini-conference on Tuesday 12 June 2018.

Sixth Form English Literature Conference 2018

The day will include an introductory session, followed by the opportunity to participate in a number of activities structured around key texts that you are either studying now or will study next year and a free lunch will be provided. These will include mini-lectures to allow you to get a feel for the ways literature is taught at university; workshop activities with specialist subject tutors; short seminars and other lively discussion sessions that may guide you towards your ‘free choice’ novels.

We aim to cover the following texts: (final programme to be confirmed once bookings have been received)

Drama

  • Hamlet
  • Othello
  • A Doll's House
  • A Streetcar Named Desire
  • Death of a Salesman

The Novel

  • The Handmaid's Tale (mini lecture & discussion)
  • Frankenstein
  • The Great Gatsby
  • Regeneration
  • The Kite Runner·       

Poetry

  • William Blake
  • John Keats
  • Christina Rossetti
  • Wilfred Owen
  • Carol Ann Duffy (Feminine Gospels)