Category: Teaching and Learning

Stories of Discovery: Collaborative Engagement with the Peak District National Park

Stories of Discovery: Collaborative Engagement with the Peak District National Park

Written by Melanie Giles2021 marks the 70th anniversary of the opening of the UK’s first ever national park, located on Manchester’s doorstep in the Peak District. Long renowned as the green lungs of its surrounding cities, its peaty upland mires now form a vital part...

Letters to a President: American Studies Writing Competition

Letters to a President: American Studies Writing Competition

Written by Dr. Andrew FearnleyIn spring 2021, the American Studies programme organised a nation-wide schools’ letter writing competition, entitled ‘Letters to a President’. The competition was launched to coincide with the inauguration of US President Joe Biden, and...

Manchester Performance Archive: Towards an Equitable Practice of Archiving and Accessing Performance

Written by Kate Dorney The aim of the Manchester Digital Archive project is to make and hold space for work by performance artists of diverse heritage based in Greater Manchester. We want to create a digital collection for universities, schools and artists to use in...