2022/23 workshops

Workshops and training sessions tailored to PGRs in the arts and humanities

Upcoming workshops

artsmethods Workshop: Discourse Analysis

11:00 - 13:00 30 January 2023

This workshop provides an overview of discursive practices in various Arts and Humanities disciplines. Discourse is here intended as an effective and reproducing practice that structures and informs not only academic subjects, but both our notions of reality and identity. Participants are encouraged to think about discourse as a practice which..

artsmethods Workshop: Discourse Analysis and Language

11:00 - 13:00 06 February 2023

This workshop provides an overview of the links between language and discourse as well as various practical approaches to Discourse Analysis applied to Language through examples of how they are used for research purposes. We develop an understanding of the ways in which discourses operate as practices and activities in the world by exploring h..

Benjamin Freud Reading Group: Meeting 2 - Melancholy

16:00 - 17:00 23 February 2023

Walter Benjamin and Sigmund Freud are seminal figures in the humanities, exploring the shifting configurations of subjectivity and experience in the twentieth century. This reading group will facilitate nuanced discussion of Freud and Benjamin's complicated, often controversial, oeuvres in a lively, informal, critical setting. Readings will..

artsmethods Workshop: Discourse Analysis: Terminology and Methods

11:00 - 13:00 27 February 2023

This workshop aims to expose how language, both spoken and written, enacts social and cultural ideologies. It is directed at postgraduate researchers who work with and understand language widely as social practice. Participants will gain an understanding of the uses and applications of Discourse Analysis as a theory of language, and simultaneo..

artsmethods Workshop: Textual Analysis

11:00 - 13:00 06 March 2023

This workshop introduces one of the most widely practised methods in the study of texts. Textual analysis is intended as a tool which engenders readings. The workshop provides an overview of textual analysis approaches, for postgraduate researchers working with texts. It explores examples of how to use textual analysis in Arts research, as we..

artsmethods Workshop: Exploring Narrative as a Research Method

11:00 - 13:00 13 March 2023

This workshop will focus on narrative as informing research methodology. We will look at narrative as a practice of understanding ourselves and our relationship with the world through examples of interpretative approaches involving storytelling methodology. The workshop provides an introduction to Narrative as research methodology, includes a..

Benjamin Freud Reading Group: Meeting 3 - Reproduction

16:00 - 17:00 30 March 2023

Walter Benjamin and Sigmund Freud are seminal figures in the humanities, exploring the shifting configurations of subjectivity and experience in the twentieth century. This reading group will facilitate nuanced discussion of Freud and Benjamin's complicated, often controversial, oeuvres in a lively, informal, critical setting. Readings will..

artsmethods Workshop: Using World Literatures

11:00 - 13:00 24 April 2023

This workshop provides an overview of World Literatures as a debated theoretical and methodological field. Its interdisciplinary approach will draw out the political and historical implications of reading texts globally. The workshop will offer the opportunity to work critically with contemporary and cutting-edge world literatures and theory..

Benjamin Freud Reading Group: Meeting 4 - Fascism/War

16:00 - 17:00 27 April 2023

Walter Benjamin and Sigmund Freud are seminal figures in the humanities, exploring the shifting configurations of subjectivity and experience in the twentieth century. This reading group will facilitate nuanced discussion of Freud and Benjamin's complicated, often controversial, oeuvres in a lively, informal, critical setting. Readings will..

artsmethods Workshop: Researching Human Rights

11:00 - 13:00 02 May 2023

This workshop offers postgraduate researchers the opportunity to build up interdisciplinary links between Human Rights discourse and Literary and Critical Theory. Participants will engage in a discussion of Human Rights through exercises drawing from recent collected data on migrancy in the Mediterrenean, which will also involve discussion of..

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