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Which Ancient Texts might we study?

Dr Nick Wilshere descibes the types of ancient texts that are studied in our Latin and Ancient Greek courses at the University of Nottingham. Photo by Mishaal Zahed on Unsplash

From  Hannah O'Regan on September 3rd, 2021 0 likes 1 plays 0  

Edward Lear Discovery

PhD student Amy Wilcockson talks about her chance discovery of previously unseen poems and letters by the famous nonsense poet Edward Lear. The handwritten items were hidden in a large bundle of…

From  Emma Rayner on June 30th, 2021 0 likes 28 plays 0  

This is English at Nottingham

At Nottingham, we go beyond a love of books. Our huge choice of optional modules in everything from Vikings to drama means you can discover new passions, explore what you already love, and tailor…

From  Rebecca Weaver on May 4th, 2020 0 likes 1,072 plays 0  

The Nottingham Women

Georgina Wilding (Nottingham Young Poet Laureate) recites a poem about the women of Nottingham for International Women's Day.

From  Tom Travis on March 2nd, 2018 0 likes 179 plays 0  

Why Study Ecclesiastes with Doug Ingram

Dr Doug Ingram and Dr Peter Watts look at one short and enigmatic biblical text: the Book of Ecclesiates – sometimes also called Qoheleth – and at the questions is poses not only to…

From  Simon Barnett on September 23rd, 2016 0 likes 22 plays 0  

Why Study The Old Testament with Doug Ingram

Dr Doug Ingram and Dr Peter Watts look at the value of studying that diverse library of books that go to make up the Old Testament. This has a value as an exploration of people quite apart from its…

From  Simon Barnett on September 23rd, 2016 0 likes 14 plays 0  

#a-zoftheology; M is for Myth

Prof. Tom O’Loughlin examines what is meant by the word ‘myth’ when used by theologians and he argues that myths are sets of symbols that are transparent for transfinite…

From  Simon Barnett on September 23rd, 2016 0 likes 2 plays 0  

Why Study The Place of Religion in Medieval Studies with Christina Lee

Dr Christina Lee, Associate Professor of Viking Studies in the School of English, examines the central role played by religion in medieval societies, and argues that an understanding of the religion…

From  Simon Barnett on February 10th, 2016 0 likes 5 plays 0