Madeline Miller talk on ‘The Song of Achilles’

Andy LawEvents1 Comment

At 19:00 on Thursday 21 August, author Madeline Miller will be talking about her Orange Prize-winning book The Song of Achilles. The book is told from the perspective of Patroclus, who is commonly interpreted as Achilles’ lover. Madeline will Skype in to the event, which will take place at York Explore Library. For more information, see the City of York … Read More

LGBT film at City Screen

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On Sunday 7 September, City Screen will be showing Pride. For more information, see the synopsis below or visit the City Screen event page. It’s 1984 and the miners’ strike is causing great hardship, especially in one remote Welsh pit village. Despite some misgivings, a group of young gay activists led by bolshy Mark Ashton (Ben Schnetzer) decide to raise … Read More

David Sanin on the 2014 campaign

Andy Law2014, Guest posts6 Comments

David Sanin, York Graduate Students’ Association‘s LGBT Representative and outgoing Welfare Officer, provided a few thoughts on this year’s campaign and the contribution of the University of York LGBTQ Postgraduate Network. This year’s LGBT History Month provided an opportunity not only for the city of York to celebrate and commemorate the efforts of the LGBT community to overcome inequality and … Read More