In 2014 the University of Roehampton proudly launched “Hopkins Celebrated” – a series of events to honour the Victorian poet Gerard Manley Hopkins. Hopkins spent his novitiate as a Jesuit priest at Manresa House, now the home of Whitelands College, and later returned for a while to teach.
Posted: 5 February 2014
Noted scholar and former Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams will deliver the University of Roehampton’s second Hopkins Lecture‘Sense and Sensuality in the poems of Hopkins and Dylan Thomas’.
“In Dylan Thomas’s centenary year, it seems appropriate to think about the areas in which he learned from Hopkins, about the dramatically different senses in which both were ‘poets of faith’, and about the various ways in which both use a highly charged imagery of the senses to carry spiritual insight”.
Discover 18th Century artefacts at the University of Roehampton
The University of Roehampton is holding a free event on Saturday 25th November, as part of the national Being Human Festival – which aims to engage the public with the latest innovative research taking place across the humanities.
Posted: 3 November 2017
The Print Room hosts award winning Roehampton poet, David Harsent
Notting Hill venue, The Print Room at the Coronet, hosted Professor David Harsent as part of the Autumn/ Winter poetry season.
Posted: 31 October 2017
RoeReads is back for its third year
The University, in association with the Booker Prize Foundation, is offering every student a copy of this year's RoeReads book, Room by Emma Donoghue.
Posted: 19 October 2017