University of Roehampton: Humanities Taster Week

Sign up to this week packed with humanities taster sessions run by lecturers in English, Classics, Philosophy, Religion and Ethics.

This programme will take place from 14 June-18 June 2021. The programme will involve a wide variety of sessions to prepare you for your application and life at University.

Please see below the timetable of sessions scheduled for this event:

Monday 14 June

16:00 – Classical Myth

16:45 – Character + Setting + Problem = Story

16:45 – Philosophy in a Time of Crisis

17:30 – Engaged Buddhism, Environmental Ethics and Xtinction Rebellion

Tuesday 15 June

16:00 – Coins and Inscriptions that Made History

16:45 – Language, Race, Identity: Jean Rhys’ Wide Sargasso Sea, Charlotte Brontë’s Jane Eyre, and Rihanna’s “Work”

17:30 – Careers in Religion and Philosophy

Wednesday 16 June

16:00 – Ancient Art in the 21st Century Classroom

16:45 – Careers in English, Creative and Professional Writing

16:45 – German Responses to the Persecution of the Jews

17:30 – Islam and the Veil

Thursday 17 June

16:00 – Where can a degree in Classics take you?

16:45 – Bodies and Power, from Frankenstein to American poetry

17:30 – Animal rights

Friday 18 June

16:00 – Life as a humanities student at Roehampton webinar

16:45 – UB Live chat with students from each course


Registration is FREE via Eventbrite.

If you have any questions about the taster week please email [email protected]