stories



Glasgow University partners in new project to tell the stories of runaway slaves in the 17th and 18th centuries

17th November 2021

The Runaways London project uses artistic depictions to convey the previously untold accounts of runaway slaves. Runaways London is a new project led by the University of Glasgow in partnership with the literature charity Spread the Word, and the publishing house Ink Sweat and Tears Press, which explores the stories of those who escaped from ...


What’s the point of reading?

27th November 2020

Ha Neul Lee explores whether reading is still relevant in the age of the internet. In an era where knowledge is just a Google search away, remembering information is getting less and less important. There is, apparently, just no incentive to read. People can watch film or TV adaptations of fictional novels. Information from non-fiction ...