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An Interview with Lou Drofenik

An Interview with Lou Drofenik

As an author what do you think is the most enjoyable part of the artistic process, and the most difficult? The artistic process is the sweat process; it’s very challenging. Unless you sit down and do it, you don’t do it. The writing process starts with […]

DESA’s Annual Book Sale 2018

DESA’s Annual Book Sale 2018

EDIT: Kindly note that due to the overwhelming response we shall only be accepting books till the 30th of September! Many thanks from the DESA team to all of you who have shown interest in our Book Sale.

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Do you need more space on your bookshelf? Looking to make some money from books which you no longer want? Or maybe you’re just looking to pick up some second hand books for a decent price?

Join DESA at our Annual Second Hand Book sale at the Library Terrace from the 17th – 19th October!

You may email us on desa.uom@gmail.com if you wish to sell your books, where you will then be given further instructions. Deadline for delivering books is Wednesday 10th October.

DISCLAIMER: We are accepting all classics, YA & adult novels, non-fiction, critical works and University textbooks. We will not accept outdated textbooks, damaged books, leaflets or magazines.

IMPORTANT: You get to keep 75% of the profit made on each of your sold books. Any unsold books will be returned to the owner.

Event link: https://www.facebook.com/events/541768809602641/

Poetry Reading Night | DESA

Poetry Reading Night | DESA

Join us for an evening of poetry and live music! The poems shall be read by published writers Annamaria Weldon and Dr Dennis Haskell. You may find more information about them on their websites: https://www.annamariaweldon.com.au/ http://www.dennishaskell.com.au/ Check out Ms Weldon’s latest book, which has just […]

DESA at the KSU Freshers’ Week 2018

DESA at the KSU Freshers’ Week 2018

FRESHERS WEEK 2018 IS HERE! Dear fresh new faces (as well as older, more familiar ones), the DESA team welcomes you to the University of Malta and invites you to visit our stand from 1st – 5th October! The Department of English Student Association (DESA) […]

DESA Book Club | The Collector by John Fowles

DESA Book Club | The Collector by John Fowles

The Department of English Students’ Association is back with another book club! To all of you who are interested in having a community to discuss contemporary literature with, join us with discussing ‘The Collector’.

If you’re passionate about books and interested in meeting people who share that fire, and if you desire to have your voice and opinions heard in an environment of intellectual discussion, this is not something to be missed.

A small welcome package of essentials will be given to each member. Refreshments available, of course.

Fee: €2
Venue: GWHB2

Paradise Sloshed | DESA’s After Exams Party

Paradise Sloshed | DESA’s After Exams Party

As second semester rolled around, you too suffered that “cruel desc’nt” which turned Satan from a bringer of light to a simple serpent. Yet as exams have passed you have been allowed the opportunity to return to the “happy fields” of Heaven. The question is […]

DESA | Annual General Meeting

DESA | Annual General Meeting

The executive would like to invite students, members and others to celebrate another successful year and to elect another new executive board. DESA’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held on Friday 11th May 2018 (Venue: Student House Common Room). All students are invited to […]

Meet your M.E.N. (Masters in English Now) & Careers Orientation

Meet your M.E.N. (Masters in English Now) & Careers Orientation

This year’s annual English MA meeting and Careers event is happening this coming Friday 4th May, at the Faculty of Arts Library.

An hour-long discussion on the Master of Arts courses offered by the Department of English at the University of Malta, will start at 3pm.In addition, the Careers event will be taking place from 4:30pm to 6pm, at the same venue – the Faculty of Arts Library.

On behalf of the Department of English, we look forward to seeing you there.

Venue: Faculty of Arts Library

DESA | A Night’s Tale

DESA | A Night’s Tale

Chaucer wrote of “April with its sweet-smelling showers,” to begin his legendary tale, and it’s only fair that this inspires us to have a legendary night. Lords and ladies of the artful courts we join on this night to celebrate an ending, but also a […]