Liverpool Hope University
Liverpool Hope University
We are delighted to invite you and your A Level English students to our Subject Conferences hosted by the Department of English. These free conferences are designed to supplement your students’ current or future studies. at Liverpool Hope University

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English Literature Subject conference

University event offered by Liverpool Hope University

Event Summary:

We are delighted to invite you and your A Level English students to our Subject Conferences hosted by the Department of English. These free conferences are designed to supplement your students’ current or future studies.

Full Event Details:

If you or any of your students would like to attend the conference or you have any questions please email Andrew Cooper, Recruitment Officer, at [email protected] or call 0151 291 3111. We would be grateful if you could confirm your attendance a week in advance of each conference.
Wednesday 8th February 2017
English Literature
From 2pm – 4.15pm at our Hope Park Campus, Hope Park, Liverpool, L16 9JD.
1.30pm-2pm Arrival on Campus
2pm-2.15pm Welcome to Liverpool Hope
2.15pm-3pm Representing Love, Gender and Sexuality – Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night
This session will consider Renaissance attitudes towards love, gender and sexuality in relation to Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night. We will explore how the play examines these categories, and how it also raises important questions about how we see ourselves and others.
3pm-3.15pm Break
3.15pm-4pm Love Through the Ages - Death and Immortality in Thomas Hardy's 'Emma Poems'
In this session we will carry out close readings of a series of poems Hardy wrote in 1912-1913 following the sudden death of his wife Emma. We will consider how poetry can offer a medium to communicate with a lost loved one, how the ‘Emma Poems’ fit into the elegiac tradition and whether or not they offer a resolution to the speaker's feelings of grief and remorse.
4pm-4.15pm Plenary
4.15pm Depart Hope

Please confirm bookings by Wednesday 1st February 2017

Suitable For:

Bookings by Teachers for Key Stage 4 (Students aged 14-16)
Teachers (CPD)

Duration:

Half Day

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Minimum number of students:

1

Institution Profile:

Here at Liverpool Hope University, our outreach team are committed to widening participation and raising aspirations of young people to maximise their potential.

We offer a wide variety of student recruitment activities, events and workshops that cater for young people from year 7 to year 13 to support them in considering university as a pathway to their future.

Working with schools across the UK and beyond, we aim to develop school-university partnerships to support the recruitment and attainment of learners at Liverpool Hope by supporting students on their journey to university.

We run practical sessions covering topics such as:

- UCAS and Personal Statements
- Student Finance
- Time Management
- Budgeting
- Why Go to University
- Personal and Life Skills
- Study Skills
- Subject Tasters

The team can deliver our interactive presentations and workshops at your school/college or, alternatively, students can be brought to one of our beautiful campuses to experience what it is like to be a student.

Our Student Recruitment team with students, teachers and careers advisers deliver impartial information, advice and guidance showcasing the benefits of university.

Our aim is to inspire young minds, increase engagement of learners in our local and wider community and to increase access to higher education for all.




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