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Harry Potter Lecture and Pub Quiz

Harry Potter Lecture and Pub Quiz

On the 13th of November, Albion and HSVL (the study association of History) are organising a Harry Potter event, one day before the official release of the new Fantastic Beasts film (good timing, right?). The event will consist of a lecture by Dr. A.G. Dorst on ‘Gender in Harry Potter: A Stylistic Approach’, ánd a Harry Potter Pub Quiz, in which you can showcase your extensive knowledge of the wonderful world by J.K. Rowling. To join this event, sign up…

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Theatre workshop

Theatre workshop

On the 17th of October, Albion and LET (Leiden English Theatre) are hosting a theatre workshop.The workshop will consist of a little bit of theatre theory (that alliterated nicely, didn’t it) and a lot of improvisational acting games! You don’t have to sign up, feel free to join. It will take place in the Lipsius basement from 21:00-22:00. Afterwards, the montly drinks will take place in cafe the Duke of Oz (Oude Singel 2)

Chaucer Symposium

Chaucer Symposium

Whanne that April with his shoures sote… Can you finish this quote? On Thursday the 14th of June, Albion will organise the one and only Chaucer Symposium, together with the Study Association MSVL Floris V. Two of the keynote speakers, and Chaucer enthusiasts, are our own Dr. Porck and Dr. Murchison! The medieval event will start at 12.00 and more information will follow soon. If you can’t wait to apply, make sure to fill in this link: https://goo.gl/forms/kiDVLZGbyU74NW9D2

How to Succeed in Life: What to do with your BA English

How to Succeed in Life: What to do with your BA English

“I didn’t even like Jane Austen and now I have to choose study paths”; does this situation also apply to you? Albion will be organizing an informational afternoon filled with talks and a workshop about specialization during your BA English! Internships and networking on LinkedIn will be definitely be discussed at this event, taking place on May 9th at 17:00. Also, since thinking about the future can make you feel hungry, there will be free dinner!   More information will follow in a…

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Afternoon High Tea

Afternoon High Tea

It’s tea time! On Monday the 7th of May Albion will hold an afternoon high tea together with the study association of China Studies SVS! That afternoon we will make sure that there are many different kinds of tea to choose from, as well as some treats. Also, you are of course welcome to bring your own favourite tea! The event will start at 15.00 and it will take place in the Arsenaal building. Make sure to join us for a fun time and a…

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LEF Play: The Three Musketeers

LEF Play: The Three Musketeers

On Friday the 18th of May Albion will go to this semester’s play by the Leiden English Freshers: The Three Musketeers! Tickets are €9,- and if you are just as excited as we are, make sure to join us to this event by sending an e-mail to aac.albion@gmail.com before the 16th of may! We hope to see you there 🙂

TV Show: RTL Late Night

TV Show: RTL Late Night

Another trip to a late night show is coming up! On Wednesday the 2nd of May we will be going to the live broadcast of RTL Late Night in Amsterdam. The costs of this event will be €6,50. If you want to join us to this event, make sure to send an e-mail to aac.albion@gmail.com before the 13th of April! We hope to hear from you!

B-eh?-owulf: European Epic and Medievalism in Canadian Literature

B-eh?-owulf: European Epic and Medievalism in Canadian Literature

On Thursday the 19th of April at 17.00 our own Dr. Murchison will give a lecture on the medieval influences within Canadian literature! The lecture will also include a short introduction into the wide field of Canadian literature. The dresscode is plaid or denim on denim. More information on the place of the event will follow soon! A little bird also told us there will be maple syrup cookies and ginger ale, in order to make the Canadian experience more complete… Thus,…

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Movie Night: the Meaning of Life

Movie Night: the Meaning of Life

Do you also believe British humour is one of the greatest ‘inventions’ on this planet? Then, this event is perfect for you! On Tuesday the 17th of April Albion will screen Monty Python’s The Meaning of Life in order to celebrate the humour, critique on society and fourth wall breaking that is Monty Python. More information will follow on the exact time and place of the event. We hope to see you there!

The Translation of Classics into Motion Pictures

The Translation of Classics into Motion Pictures

In collaboration with Sophia Aeterna, the study association of Greek & Latin Studies, Albion will organise a lecture on classical period references in movies! The lecture will take place on Wednesday the 11th of April at 17.00 in Lipsius 147 and will be given by our well respected Professor Liebregts. Are you just as excited as we are? Make sure to join us and be amazed by the influences of classics on modern times. Hopefully we’ll see you there!