[SEMINAR] Room for Food, Spaces for Eating @MMUSpecial

This afternoon I enjoyed a couple of hours looking at/hearing about 19th C recipe books, and what these tell us about the aspirations (not the realities) of those living then, and then art produced in response to women’s lived lives in that era, at the MMU Special Collections reading room and gallery. [View the story “Room for Food, Spaces for Eating @MMUSpecial” on Storify] Second World War Posters Mass Communications Academic, @MMUBS. British Home Front Continue Reading →

Remaining 'switched on' in a digital age

Even in the web age, academic get-togethers remain relevant, says Alice Bell There’s a lot of talk about the ways in which digital communication might help academics talk to each other and find new ways to connect with those outside the academy, too. Much as I find this incredibly exciting, I’d like to speak up for the humble seminar. I don’t mean seminars run as part of taught courses: I mean the departmental seminar, the Continue Reading →