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Institute of Continuing Education (ICE)


Because of the impact worldwide of the coronavirus (COVID-19), the 2020 International Summer Programmes have been replaced by the Virtual Summer Festival of Learning

This course is part of the .

To apply for this course, please enrol on the programme above, and then select the courses you wish to study. For more information about Summer Programmes please visit our Summer Programmes Page.

From the imperial background tales to be found in Jane Austen and Charlotte Brontë to the films of David Lean, from the imperial gung-ho spirit of Rider Haggard and the Boy's Own Paper to the postcolonial imagery of Zadie Smith and Benjamin Zephaniah, this course will look at the way the Empire has featured in literature, film and television, over the last 200 years of its existence.


Course dates

17 Jul 2016 to 30 Jul 2016

Course duration

2 week(s)

Apply by

04 Jul 2016

Course director

Academic Directors, Course Directors and Tutors are subject to change, when necessary.


International Summer Programmes
Sidgwick Site
01223 760850

Teaching sessions

Meetings: 10

Course code