Popular Fiction Summer School - A short course at University Centre Shrewsbury

Popular Fiction Summer School - A short course at University Centre Shrewsbury

Popular Fiction Summer School
A short course at University Centre Shrewsbury
June 28, 29, 30th 2019

Join our English Literature Department for a series of talks, seminars and creative writing workshops, based around Popular Fiction from the 19th Century to present. 

You can book for the whole course or individual sessions:

£60 for the entire course (3 days) -
£20 for School Students
Individual sessions can be booked here
 

Events/Timetable

27 June, 7:30-9:30pm
Popular Fiction Matters:  Roundtable
Chaired by Dr Lucy Andrew
This event is FREE

Summer School

28 June
11am – noon
Talk:   ‘Dysfunctional Families and Problematic Partnerships in the Brontë Novels’
Dr Kimberley Braxton

1 – 3pm
Seminar:  ‘Haruki Murakami, A Wild Sheep Chase
Dr Giulia Miller

3:30-5:30pm
Seminar:   ‘Ripley and Beyond: Reading Character in Patricia Highsmith’s Prose’
Sally Jones


29 June
10am – noon
Creative Writing Workshop:  ‘
Creating a Popular Character’
Naomi Walker

1 – 2pm
Talk:  ‘Sensational Serialisation: Wilkie Collins’ The Woman in White in Dicken’s magazine, All the Year Round

2:30-4:30pm
Seminar:  ‘Elizabeth Gaskell’s ghostly short stories: ‘The Old Nurse’s Story’ and ‘Curious, if True’
Dr Katie Baker


30 June
10-11am
Talk: 
I’ll Get There. It Better be Worth the Trip:  50 Years of LGBTQ Young Adult Fiction’  
Dr Lucy Andrew

11:30-1:30pm
Creative Writing Workshop: ‘Writing Young Adult Fiction’
Charles Worrall

2:30-4:30pm
Seminar:  ‘The World According to J.K. Rowling: Harry Potter’s Afterlives’
Dr Lucy Andrew
 

For further information, please contact Lucy Andrew: l.andrew@chester.ac.uk

To proceed to book the full course online please click "add to cart" below.  Individual events can be booked here

 


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