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The 13th Roberts Lecture. University Teaching in a Post-Knowledge Age by Professor Neil Rackham

On Wednesday 27 March, the 13th Roberts Lecture was delivered by alumnus, honorary graduate and experimental psychologist Professor Neil Rackham. Professor Rackham’s lecture, ‘University…

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The 2018 Basil Hicks Lecture - Britain's Security: Maritime Strategy - What next? Sir Charles Montgomery, KBE, Former Director General of Border Force, and Honorary Graduate of the University of Sheffield

Thursday 8 November, Students' Union Auditorium We were delighted to welcome Vice Admiral Sir Charles Montgomery, KBE to the University on Thursday 8 November to deliver the Basil Hicks…

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Higher Education - Past, Present and Future with Sir Michael Barber, Chair, Office for Students

Higher Education - Past, Present & Future with Sir Michael Barber, Lord Blunkett, Shakira Martin and Harry Anderson On Thursday 4 October we were delighted to welcome to the University, Sir…

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The 20th Sir Arthur Hall Memorial Lecture. What will the NHS be facing on its 90th birthday?

We were delighted to welcome Professor Chris Whitty, Chief Scientific Adviser at the Department of Health, to the University on Thursday 15 February to deliver the 20th Sir Arthur Hall Memorial…

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Sir Hans Krebs and the Krebs Cycle

An animation that introduces Sir Hans Krebs and the Krebs cycle, and how his legacy lives on today at the University of Sheffield, with the pioneering research centres - The Florey Institute, the…

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Putting The Importance of Being Earnest into Context

The video was filmed in the gift shop at Hardwick Hall, bringing to mind the changes taking place in English country houses that have continued from the time Wilde was writing in the 1890s to the…

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Putting the Canterville Ghost in Context

In this video, Dr Andrew Smith, Reader in 19th Century Literature at University of Sheffield is back at Hardwick Hall. He explores how Wilde’s tale represents tensions between England (the Old…

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A Close Reading of The Importance of Being Earnest

In this video Dr Andy Smith takes you through his interpretation of the passage from ‘The Importance of Being Earnest’. He highlights a number of issues, such as: - The urban view of the…

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A Close Reading of the Opening of the Canterville Ghost

Dr Andy Smith will take you through a close reading so that you can gain deeper insights into its meaning and significance. To try to understand the dynamics of the tale we need to look at some of…

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Country House Brewing and Satis House Brewery

In this video, Amber discusses the brewery at Satis House, and considers the significance of beer and brewing in ‘Great Expectations’. One of the first things that Pip notices when he…

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Material Conditions: Serialising Novels

In this video, Amber and Adam discuss the publication history of ‘Great Expectations’, its serialisation in ‘All The Year Round’ and various changes made across different…

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Putting 'The Mysteries of Udolpho' into Context

In this video, Professor Angela Wright is at Haddon Hall in Derbyshire. Here she introduces the gothic genre and ‘The Mysteries of Udolpho’ by Ann Radcliffe, published in 1794. …

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Austen, Radcliffe and the Gothic

In this video, Professor Angela Wright is at Haddon Hall in Derbyshire. Here she introduces the gothic genre and ‘The Mysteries of Udolpho’ by Ann Radcliffe, published in 1794.

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Putting Miss Havisham and Satis House into Context

In this video we will explore the gothic legacy of literary portrayals of the English country house. In ‘Great Expectations’, Charles Dickens presents us with a wasting, declining…

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Close Reading Great Expectations: The Older Pip and Decay

In this video, Amber presents a close reading of the following passage from Chapter 8 of ‘Great Expectations’. She looks for evidence of the older Pip’s voice and perspective, and…

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Welcome to Special Collections

In order to see the original conditions in which each of our texts would have been presented, we have enlisted the help of the Special Collections Archive at The University of Sheffield. From these…

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