Name: Geoffrey Clarke
3 Thirlestane Court
Colney Hatch Lane
London N10 1LH
Tel: (+44) 20 8374 0619
Education and Qualifications
2005 M Phil in English Literature. Hull University.
1980 Cert. T.E.F.L.
1963 Diploma in Education PGCE
1962 B.A. Hons. Education.
Scholarships and Prizes Awarded
1959 Gregynnog Travel Scholarship. Spain.
1990 W. B. Paton Essay Scholarship Prize.
2000 Carl Baron Memorial Scholarship Fund Prize.
1999 -- 05 University of Hull. Postgraduate study. Part-time. 138 Postgraduate credits.
1989 -- 91 Strathclyde University. PhD study. Full-time.
1958 -- 63 University of Wales, Aberystwyth. Full-time.
2016 = date St Patricks College / LSBF London Essential Skills for Business Management.
2004 -- 2015 Academic Advisor. College of Information Technology and E-Commerce. Edgware Road. Academic and Administrative Head.
2003 -- 04 Springboard Islington Trust, Tottenham. Skills for Life Programme Co-ordinator.
Acquired professional and managerial skills in relation to human resources, university accreditations, governmental and non-governmental bodies, and professional organisations. During this period I substituted for my Line manager Don Ramsay for 6 weeks. In charge of Unit for hiring and dismissal of staff.
2002 -- 03 Waltham Forest College, Walthamstow. English as a Foreign Language.
1997 -- 02 Enfield College, Hertford Road Enfield, London. UK English as a Foreign Language.
1996 -- 97 East London Computer College, London UK E16. English.
English with Computers. MCSE - Microsoft software trainer.
1994 -- 96 University of Westminster. Lecturer in English Literature - Renaissance, Elizabethan and 17c. women’s fiction. Word, Access, Excel,
1993 -- 94 University of Middlesex. Lecturer in Modern British Fiction, Romanticism and post-colonial fiction.
1992 -- 93 Metropolitan University (Formerly North London University). Poetics of Fiction. Modernism. Aboriginal fiction. Lawrence. Forster, Elizabeth Bowen. Radclyffe Hall and 19c. Women Writers.
At this period, I continued to lecture in my speciality of the nineteenth century in British literary fiction, especially the romance genre.
Summer 1991 Lecturer. Leeds University Summer School. English for Academic Purposes.
1989 -- 91 University of Strathclyde, Scotland.
On my return to Britain, in 1989, I engaged in a re-education program in English Literature at a university in Scotland leading to the enhancement of my skills and knowledge.
1981 -- 89 Institute of Diplomatic Studies, Saudi Arabia. (1987 -- 89) Saudi Arabian Television, Channel 2.
1980 -- 81 British Airways Corporation, Saudi Arabia
My time in the Middle-East, where I was a lecturer and television presenter, led to a broadening of horizons and an increase in my presentation and broadcasting skills. I had unprecedented access to Saudi royal circles.
1978 -- 79 Lecturer & A/AO British Council Tehran. Ministry of Higher Education University of Tehran, Iran.
1977 -- 78. Lecturer. British Council Tabriz, Iran)
Prior to 1980, I had varied lecturing, administrative and commercial experience in Britain and the Middle East. A formative period, it led to the desire for life enhancement and an increase in skill and qualification levels.
Papers and Publications
The Times Educational Supplement
COMPACC / Index on Censorship
The Morning Star
East London Advertiser
The Old Dy'vorian
1992. Edinburgh University. Late-Victorian Fiction.
1992 Metropolitan University (Formerly North London University). Hemingway.
1994 Westminster University. Seminars on student-led topics.
2001 University of Hull. Seminar on theoretical approaches to masculinities.
2015 Teacher led Seminars on Life Long Learning
Over His Shoulder (London: Excalibur, 1993).
The Lingering Clasp of the Hand (Hull University Library, 2004).
Rider Haggard: His Extraordinary Life and Colonial Work
Mysterious Irrationality: English Literature and Islam
A Yawoo Life