Birmingham City University
Birmingham City University
The Game of Thrones novels and TV series provide excellent opportunities for introducing students to questions of genre, mode and adaptation. at Birmingham City University

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Explore: English (Game of Thrones)

University event offered by Birmingham City University

Event Summary:

The Game of Thrones novels and TV series provide excellent opportunities for introducing students to questions of genre, mode and adaptation.

Full Event Details:

The Game of Thrones novels and TV series provide excellent opportunities for introducing students to questions of genre, mode and adaptation. The morning session will concentrate on Epic, Saga and Fantasy through the exploration of literary examples and comparisons with R R Martin's texts. In the afternoon, students will consider the challenges and successes of adaptation as well as the issues of canonicity that arise out of the TV series running ahead of its source material.

Our new Explore... series offers students in years 11, 12 and 13 a taste of degree level study on campus. With many events offering the chance to experience several different workshops over the course of one day, this unique opportunity encourages students to broaden their understanding of the different courses available in each area.

Suitable For:

Bookings by Teachers for Key Stage 5 (Students aged 16-18)
Individuals (Enquiry not required to be through a school)

Duration:

Full Day



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