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The Problem with Pink

What connotations does the colour pink have? Can art history tell us anything about its links to femininity? Dr Emma Barker explores...

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English Literature, Racism and Rehabilitation

Does English literature have the power to change the perspective of someone with violent racist views and rehabilitate them? Dr Alex Tickell explores in this article.

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Charles Dickens, Race and Colonialism

What can the works of Charles Dickens tell us about race and colonialism in the Victorian era? Dr Alex Tickell, a Senior Lecturer in English, explores…

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The American Civil Rights Movement

In this free course, The American Civil Rights Movement, you will learn about the mass movement for racial equality in the United States that reached its zenith during the 1950s and 1960s. During this turbulent period in United States history, black Americans sought to overturn deeply entrenched systems of racial segregation and ...

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Socrates - Teacher, Paragon or Chatterbox?

Dr Carolyn Price discusses the legacy of Socrates, the father of moral philosophy.

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Try your hand at travel writing

Travel is something we can all do. We don’t have to travel great distances. A journey can be as close as the distance from our home to the park at the end of the road. Travel writing is one of the most compelling forms of writing because a good travel book can transport you immediately to different places, people, and cultures, all from the ...

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Write around the world - the map!

Travel right around the world in the company of books.

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Olympics, Paralympics, Olympians and Paralympians

The Tokyo Olympics were a huge success for Team GB, who finished in fourth place - matching their medal haul from the London 2012 Olympics. You can dig deep into the Olympics and Paralympics with our range of free resources.

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What happens to you when you read?

Ever wondered about the psychology of literature or stories? Or how a certain narrative might change our attitude or perspective?

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World Emoji Day

This week, on July 17th, it's World Emoji Day. Discover their impact on language and communication in our hub with an emoji animation voiced by Lauren Laverne, academic insights and related FREE courses.

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Trouble in paradise: The Dutch golden age

Dr Dan Taylor looks at troubles the Netherlands faced due to religious divisions and how this nearly led to the collapse of one of the wealthiest countries in the world.

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Why are people superstitious?

Have you ever found yourself counting magpies, avoiding black cats or worrying about an upcoming Friday the 13th? You may have said 'Bless You!' after a loved one’s sneeze, or kept your fingers crossed for a good outcome. Perhaps you count your success in say an exam or driving test on a pair of lucky pants.

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