What's On
Share
Save

OpenCampus Reading Group – North American Fictions, The Handmaid’s Tale (1985), Margaret Atwood

UNIVERSITY OF HULL, Hull, HU6 74X

22 Sep 2018

14:00

£0

Family Friendly

Speaker: Layla Hendow, PhD Candidate in English Literature, University of Hull.

Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale (1985) is a hugely popular novel, with an acclaimed television adaptation currently being screened. The novel is renowned for its powerful and moving feminist themes, and has been recognised by readers for decades as a peerless piece of science-fiction that can feel worryingly plausible. There could be no better host for this session than Layla Hendow, who not only researches dystopian novels, but contributed to the Under Her Eye: Women and Climate Change conference starring Atwood herself. This has been a much requested text for the reading group, and is an excellent introduction to Atwood’s compelling, distinctive fiction.

Website: https://libcal.hull.ac.uk/calendar/opencampus/

Twitter: @opencampushull #ReadingGroup #OpenCampus

Facebook: opencampushull

Venue Details

UNIVERSITY OF HULL,
Hull,
HU6 74X

01482 346311

sdms@hull.ac.uk

http://www.hull.ac.uk

The University of Hull has been changing the way people think for 90 years. Our motto, Lampada Ferens, translates as ‘carrying the light of learning’, and over the years, we’ve shared that light with thousands of people from across the world. As England’s 14th-oldest university, we have a proud heritage of academic excellence, and a history of creating and inspiring life-changing research. And we have no plans to stop helping to build a better world.

Facilities

Accessible Toilets

Assistance Dogs

Baby Changing

Blue-Badge Parking

Level Access

Wheelchair Access

Opening Times

Monday
Varies
Tuesday
Varies
Wednesday
Varies
Thursday
Varies
Friday
Varies
Saturday
Varies
Sunday
Varies