English and Scottish Literature


Here is the lecture timetable for Critical Practice: Criticism.

Lectures will be available on LEARN on the Thursday of that week.

Q&A sessions will also be on Thursdays between 12 noon and 1pm.

Lecture timetable - Semester , 2021-22

"NTC" = The Norton Anthology of Theory & Criticism, ed. Vincent B. Leitch (2nd ed.) NY, London: W.W.Norton & Co, 2010.


Week 1

23/09/2021        Q&A session      Dr Alex Lawrie


Week 2

30/09/2021        Block 1: Reading and the Work of Criticism          Dr Sadek Kessous

Lecture available on LEARN


Week 3

07/10/2021        Q&A session on week 2’s lecture              Dr Sadek Kessous


Week 4

14/10/2021        Block 2: Post-structuralist forms Dr Benjamin Bateman

Lecture available on LEARN


Week 5

21/10/2021        Q&A session on week 4’s lecture              Dr Benjamin Bateman


Week 6

28/10/2021        Block 3: Criticism and History     Dr Aaron Kelly

Lecture available on LEARN        


Week 7

04/11/2021        Q&A on week 6’s lecture             Dr Alex Thomson


Week 8

11/11/2021        Block 4: Queer Theory   Dr Patricia Malone

Lecture available on LEARN        


Week 9

18/11/2021        Q&A on week 8’s lecture             Dr Patricia Malone


Week 10

25/11/2021        Block 5: Critical Race Studies and Intersectionality            Dr Sarah Bernstein

Lecture available on LEARN

Also available: Lecture on final assessment         


Week 11

02/12/2021        Q&A on week 10’s lecture           Dr Sarah Bernstein

Followed by Q&A on final assessment (1pm-2pm)            Dr Alex Lawrie