By Nell Prince
Previous Creative Writing PhD student Nell Prince reflects on her experience in her first and second year at King’s College London.
I recently read Leonora Carrington’s harrowing account of her descent into madness, Down Below. It made me relive my own bout of psychosis during the second year of a PhD.
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White Gold: Clare Pettitt Valedictory
Clare Pettitt’s Valedictory Lecture is on Wednesday, the 29th of March, at 6pm in the Edmond J. Safra Lecture Theatre on the Strand and will be followed by a drinks reception at the Terrace Café in the Macadam Building. All welcome!
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The Department of English welcomes applications for an hourly-paid teaching opportunity in American Literature for the second semester of 2022/23.
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Each year, departing third-year students in the English department put together a guide for arriving first years. This year’s Somersetting magazine offers a student perspective on studying English at King’s and addresses some issues of concern for new students.
I present English Student Representatives, Giulia Cellerini and Madiha Qureshi, in conversation with Dr Josh Davies, Senior Lecturer in Medieval Literature. The student reps share advice that they would give to first-year students starting their time in King’s English Department.
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