Aberystwyth University
Aberystwyth University
Aberystwyth University has introduced six unique Climate Change degree courses starting in September 2020. To formally launch these new degree courses they have partnered with Channel Talent to provide you with a series of live online webinars suitable for any KS5 student interested in the topic of Climate Change. at Aberystwyth University

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Live Webinar: English Literature & Climate Change

University event offered by Aberystwyth University

Event Summary:

Aberystwyth University has introduced six unique Climate Change degree courses starting in September 2020. To formally launch these new degree courses they have partnered with Channel Talent to provide you with a series of live online webinars suitable for any KS5 student interested in the topic of Climate Change.

Full Event Details:

In this webinar for school/college students and teachers, Dr Neal Alexander from Aberystwyth University will, through discussion exercises and Q&A, explore the following:

-Imagining climate change
-Language and the politics of climate change
-Literature and the Anthropocene
-Causes and effects: some literary examples
-Literature and the non-human

This entertaining yet challenging interactive session aims:

-To enhance students’ awareness of the ways in which literature can influence and direct the ways in which we think and talk about climate change.
-To encourage students to reflect critically upon the dominant vocabularies, images, and metaphors in the media and popular discourse.
-To raise some key ethical, political, and aesthetic questions concerning the representation of climate change, its causes, and its effects.

Suitable For:

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

Duration:

Short Session



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