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Unlocking the Private Life of Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire Through Her Poetry
Unlocking the Private Life of Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire
While on a work placement at Chatsworth, Bibi Cox O'Brien, explored the vast archives including a wide body of material from Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire.Unlocking the Private Life of Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire
University of Sheffield Special Collections Exhibit Battleship Texas Foundation Collection
University of Sheffield Special and Battleship Texas Foundation Collection
University of Sheffield Special Collections Exhibit. Jonathan Rayner and the Battleship Texas Foundation, marking the anniversary of Operation Torch in WW2Click to read more.
Most recent blog posts
So, we’re all heading into the final weeks of this academic year, and we’re all very stressed… probably. I know I am! Some of us are in our first year, some are in our final year, and others are either somewhere in between or in postgrad.
Random Linguistics Musings #2 - The Fields of Linguistics
Linguistics! Whilst at school we learn the English language, there are two main methods of doing this. The first is for those that already know the language, and the second is for those that are somewhat or totally new to it.
The Depiction of the Black Experience on the Digital Screen
The history of oppression and marginalisation toward Black people is a topic that deserves acknowledgement and recognition. Many television shows and movies dedicate themselves to raising awareness of the black condition through honest, sometimes brutal, and unflinching portrayals of black lives.
Misogynoir #2 - The Black Woman’s Experience
In my last blog, I talked about intersectionality and Misogynoir and the future of feminism. In this blog, I want to talk about religion and beauty standards. Two topics that are often not spoken about in length when exploring the black woman’s experience, a fact that needs rectifying.
Happy Vaisakhi! (Sikh New Year)
Today is New Year, or Vaisakhi, for Sikhs across the globe, so I wanted to take the time to express my felicitations to everyone, everywhere.