Tuesdays from 23rd April 2013, 6.30 – 8pm
This short course will look at some major successes of crime fiction, reaching over time and place from Edgar Allan Poe’s 1840s America (but set in France), through Arthur Conan Doyle’s uncertain London, Agatha Christie’s disrupted rural English peace and Raymond Chandler’s threat-laden Los Angeles, to the modern complexity of Sara Paretsky’s feminist Chicago and Peter Temple’s conflict-ridden Australia.
Thursdays from 25th April 2103, 6.30 – 8pm
(Watson, Conroy, Guerrero-Diaz, Madden, Jones)
This series will explore animal-human relationships from a range of different philosophical, political and practical perspectives. It aims to look deeply at the social, ethical and individual implications of how we, as humans, understand and interact with non-human animals in today’s world.
‘Knowledge emerges only through invention and re-invention, through the restless, impatient, continuing hopeful inquiry human beings pursue in the world, with the world, and with each other’