EMC CPD Face to Face: Refresh Your Teaching of Hamlet for A Level Literature
- £245 per place
- EMC, London
A cross-specification course to reinvigorate both your own reading of Hamlet and your teaching strategies. The course will provide a wide range of critical and creative approaches to analysing the text, balancing close reading with an overview of the whole, in its literary, generic and dramatic context. The day will explore strategies both for getting the play read for a first time and revisiting it at revision. Dr Eric Langley, UCL, will join us to give a lecture and explore your questions.
- Creative and critical approaches to reading and analysing the text
- Effective ways of engaging with criticism to extend responses
- The play in its literary and generic context – critical engagement with tragedy
- Revisiting the play for revision.
EMC, 44 Webber Street, London, SE1 8QW
How to get to the English and Media Centre
Waterloo and Waterloo East are within 10 minutes walk
Southwark on the Jubilee Line
Waterloo on the Jubilee, Bakerloo, Waterloo & City and Northern Lines
The following bus routes go close to Webber Street: 1, 139, 168, 171, 172, 344
Lucy WebsterLucy Webster has been an advisory teacher at EMC since 1999. She is co-editor of emagazine, runs courses and writes and edits publications, specialising in A Level English Literature. Recent publications include Doing Close Reading, Studying A Streetcar Named Desire, Studying Hamlet and Exploring Mrs Dalloway. She edited The Literature Reader and co-edited What Matters in English Teaching.
Emma Barker worked as an English teacher for many years in London schools, leading each of the key stages before becoming Head of English. At the EMC since 2016, she ran the English with media/drama PGCE course until 2023 and continues to teach the English side of EMC's Media with English PGCE with Goldsmiths, as well as working on student conferences and A Level courses at the Centre
Eric LangleyEric Langley is an Associate Professor in Literature at UCL, where he lectures on Shakespeare and Renaissance Literature. He has published two academic books with Oxford University Press, the first on Suicide and Narcissism in the Works of Shakespeare and His Contemporaries, and the second entitled Shakespeare’s Contagious Sympathies, from which material for his lecture will be drawn. He has also published his own poetry, and was nominated for the Felix Dennis award for Best First Collection at the Forward Prizes in 2017 for his collection, Raking Light (Carcanet).
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- Course Date:
- 19 Mar 2024
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- 8.00AM on 15 Mar 2024