Date(s) - 05/03/2021
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Join the WEA in a week-long celebration of World Book Day (1st – 5th March) and International Women’s Day.
10-11.30am Ralph Ellison’s Invisible Man and BLM C3746413
Ellison’s iconic novel is still one of the most important texts ever written on race, civil rights and American identity. We will explore the changing significance of the novel and its status within activist and literary frameworks. Enrol online
12-1.30pm Introduction to Golden Age Crime Fiction C3746414
Writers from this period transformed crime fiction and developed the classic trope of the clue-puzzle crime novel. We will explore cases of madness, sexual depravity, serial killers, indecency, unlikely sleuths and controversial endings. Enrol online
2-3.30pm Rhinoceros: Ionesco and the Dangers of Blind Conformity C3746415
In a small French town, one by one the inhabitants metamorphose into blundering, unthinking rhinoceros. A response to the upsurge of Fascism and Nazism leading up to World War II, this absurdist drama explores themes of conforming, mob mentality, mass culture and morality. Enrol online
To Enrol: Call 0300 303 3464 or enrol online.
All courses £4.80 or FREE if in receipt of benefits.