English Literature taster session

This taster session gives you an insight into studying English at university.

Student work group

Othello, race and early modern England

When: Monday 8 November 2021, 3:45pm - 5:15pm

Age group: Year 13, A Level, BTEC

Book your place here

Please be advised that bookings for all taster sessions will close at 10am the day before the session, or earlier if the session becomes fully-booked. We therefore recommend booking early to avoid disappointment.

If you are a teacher, please encourage your pupils to book individually.

In this talk, Dr Rutter will be discussing Shakespeare's Othello in relation to recent work on race in Elizabethan England, as well as the way black people are depicted in other texts of the period. 


3:45pm Log in and get comfortable

Welcome and introduction to the department

4:05pm Taster lecture - Tom Rutter 'Othello, race and early modern England'
4:50pm Q&A on the taster lecture, leading into
5:00pm Q&A about your subject at Sheffield with a member of academic staff and UG ambassadors to answer questions & talk about their own experiences

We look forward to meeting you!

For informal enquiries please email tasterdays@sheffield.ac.uk

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