Online event: Future Englishes and Higher Education

Posted by rsl11 at May 14, 2020 02:55 PM |
A chance to connect with other members and look to the future of English in HE.

Future Englishes and Higher Education

12:00 - 13:00 Friday 5 June 2020

Hosted by Professor Katy Shaw (Northumbria University), this one-hour session will provide space to connect with other members who are interested in looking to the future of English in HE. The discussion will be informal, and you’ll have chance to talk about the issues that matter to you. We’re keen to focus on looking ahead and finding opportunities for hopefulness in the face of challenging times. Below we suggest some prompts for discussion, and we invite you to suggest other questions when you register:

  • If you could change one thing about the discipline of English, what would it be?
  • What books, novels, plays, etc. are sustaining you at the moment and why?
  • How might higher education respond to the covid crisis in positive ways?
  • What are your thoughts on the British Academy’s research in the Qualified for the Future report?
  • What message would you like to give to all sixth-form students who are considering their degree options at the moment?

This event will take place on Zoom. Once you've registered for a ticket, you will receive information on how to join the meeting.

Book your place now

This networking session is open to members of the English Association only.

  • Membership starts at just £32 a year
  • Your membership fees directly fund our charitable activities and allow us to develop activities and resources for members and the wider community alike
  • The more members we have, the louder voice the EA has: as a member, you allow us to engage in national debate more forcefully on behalf of our discipline

Find out more about membership and join us to receive a range of exciting benefits.

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