Hello, everyone! –
that is, primarily, my two EuroTheatre and two Shakespeare groups, some of whom I am hoping to meet in the next couple of hours.
My experience has shown that in the swift-paced and wide-ranging courses – such as the two mentioned above – there is a substantial need for some sort of information and discussion back-up, update, and extension tool. While using this tool certainly means spending more time on the matters related to those courses, it, at least, affords the relative luxury of doing it at your own convenience.
In the past years (some of you who went through Modes of Reading with me know this) I relied heavily on emails, which proved not so flexible and efficient a tool for passing around information and encouraging people to bring up/follow up on issues of interest, closely or not so closely related to the course's topics.
Which is why I have just created a blog that I hope will be of, at least, some use for you and me in this academic year.
The additional advantage of a blog (in comparison to a course-centred Warwick Forum) is its flexibility as to the formats and formality of the information that can be displayed here. That is, I will try to make this blog sufficiently formal so that it may be useful for serious discussions as well as sufficiently informal to encourage variety and interest in the discussions and materials that will hopefully follow.
Check back soon for the updates on the materials.
Hope to see you soon,
My European Theatre groups are:
Mondays 6–8 pm room H542
Tuesdays 11–12:30, H542
and Shakespeare ones:
Thursdays 1–2 pm room H542 and 4–5 pm room H507