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Another Gaze

Frankie Enticknap is an Art History student at Glasgow. She’s been working at the Pembroke Library on and off since 2014. One of her last tasks at Pembroke this summer was to create a display in College using Library material. The display is titled “Another Gaze: the Gender-politics of seeing in twentieth century photography’, and features three female photographers who were working around the same time that women were first…

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Dr Iza Hussin (far left) welcoming the new graduate students at the Senior Tutor's talk last week

New Faces at Pembroke: Part 1

At the start of the academic year, new faces are everywhere. First-years arriving at Pembroke are bombarded with a vast array of new people, places, ideas, emails and terminology. In…

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Meet the Senior Tutor

Three questions for Dr Mark Wormald, who has been Senior Tutor at Pembroke for eight years. How would you describe the role of Senior Tutor? When I started, I was given the simplest of job descriptions: what is laid out in the College statutes. (‘The Senior Tutor shall have responsibility for the educational provision in the College. This responsibility shall include student discipline on academic matters.’) I think that the Senior Tutor is where the buck stops for a range of matters, including undergraduate education, support for graduates, the recruitment of Fellows, the quality of teaching, pastoral welfare and the overall educational experience of our students. I regard it as…

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For she’s a jolly good Fellow

Writing for the PemWomen@30 project, Sarah Nouwen reflects on being a female Fellow at Pembroke It may be a sign of the success of 30 years women at Pembroke: I…

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A day in the life: The Dean

Pembroke’s Dean, Dr James Gardom, shares a typical day in his life. 6.30am I get up, say some prayers at home, spend about 20 minutes looking at my emails and…

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Meet the Development Director

Three question for Matthew Mellor, Pembroke’s Development Director. How would you describe your role? My team is primarily responsible for keeping in touch with our members and also, of course,…

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