Past Events

History of Art and Film Seminar Series 2018/19 (Autumn)

History of Art and Film Seminar Series 2018/19 (Autumn)

Posted by jcm22 at Oct 18, 2018 04:50 PM |

Presenting a year-long programme of four sessions per semester, and interleaving studies of art and film, this series seeks to foster interdisciplinary collaboration within and beyond the department of History of Art and Film.

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Interdisciplinary Connections seminar series (Autumn): Women Directors in Hollywood from the 1980s

Posted by jcm22 at Sep 19, 2018 02:30 PM |

28 November 2018 - This lecture will offer an introduction to the careers and films of Hollywood’s most profitable female directors – asking that we take seriously the work of women in the mainstream.

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School of Arts Seminar Series: Interdisciplinary Connections: Explorations in Research Methods (Autumn)

School of Arts Seminar Series: Interdisciplinary Connections: Explorations in Research Methods (Autumn)

Posted by jcm22 at Sep 06, 2018 02:40 PM |

This year's series continues with a new collection of short, one-hour lunchtime sessions for the Autumn term, exploring interdisciplinary possibilities.

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Colonial Countryside conference

Colonial Countryside conference

Posted by jcm22 at Mar 22, 2018 07:30 PM |

On Friday 16 November 2018, approximately 100 children from across the UK will participate in a child-led writing and history project about the National Trust houses’ Caribbean and East India Company connections.

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LeCTIS Seminar Series 2018/19: 'Translating with a capital T'

Posted by jcm22 at Oct 10, 2018 01:20 PM |

18 October 2018 - What does it mean to be a Translator with a capital T, and how many ways are there of being a translator?

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LeCTIS Seminar Series 2018/19: Chinese Fansubbers - What Makes Them Survive So Far?

Posted by jcm22 at Oct 10, 2018 01:20 PM |

11 October 2018 - A study on the genre and style analysis of Chinese fansubbing translation, how it is different from professional translations and exploration of whether Chinese fansubbers have created their particular translation style.

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Interdisciplinary Connections seminar series (Autumn): Dante and the Visual Arts 2021

Interdisciplinary Connections seminar series (Autumn): Dante and the Visual Arts 2021

Posted by jcm22 at Sep 06, 2018 02:50 PM |

17 October 2018 - The session should be ideal for anyone interested in the way in which works of literature are translated into visual form, and will of course have particular appeal both for art historians and Italianists.

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Interdisciplinary Connections seminar series (Autumn): American Disaster Narratives of the 1970's

Interdisciplinary Connections seminar series (Autumn): American Disaster Narratives of the 1970's

Posted by jcm22 at Sep 05, 2018 01:10 PM |

31 October 2018 - This lecture will outline the genre conventions of the disaster narrative whilst also exploring the anxieties and legacies of this 'peculiar American phenomenon'.

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History of Art and Film Seminar Series: Homonormative Sex in Contemporary Gay and Lesbian Cinemas

History of Art and Film Seminar Series: Homonormative Sex in Contemporary Gay and Lesbian Cinemas

Posted by jcm22 at Oct 18, 2018 04:50 PM |

24 October 2018 - In the first in this series of four seminars, Connor Winterton (Birmingham City) examines homonormative sex in contemporary gay and lesbian cinemas, highlighting a recurrent detatchment from queer radical politics in favour of a focus on homonormative ideologies.

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LeCTIS Seminar Series 2018/19: Translating Crime Fiction

Posted by jcm22 at Oct 10, 2018 01:20 PM |

25 October 2018 - In this talk, Dr Karen Seago will develop her hypothesis that the translation of crime fiction, is a constrained form of literary translation.

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Waugh's Winner Takes All and Flash Fiction: Creative Writing Workshop

Waugh's Winner Takes All and Flash Fiction: Creative Writing Workshop

Posted by jcm22 at Oct 25, 2018 06:07 PM |

27 October 2018 - The workshop, designed for 11-18 year olds and based on the work of Evelyn Waugh, will feature fun flash fiction writing as well as a chance to read and learn more about this important 20th Century writer.

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HAF Career Path Talk  and Q&A

HAF Career Path Talk and Q&A

Posted by jcm22 at Oct 23, 2018 01:10 PM |

24 October 2018

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Book Launch

Book Launch

Posted by jcm22 at Jun 13, 2018 01:50 PM |

The School of Arts invites you to a book launch and wine reception to celebrate our recent Film Studies publications.

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Film Studies Research Seminar: 'Contemporary Latin American Film and Visual Culture'

Posted by jcm22 at Apr 23, 2018 04:05 PM |

Wednesday 2 May 2018 - Presentations by Dr Ignacio Aguiló, Lecturer in Latin American Cultural Studies, University of Manchester, and Dr Clara Garavelli, Lecturer in Spanish and Latin American Studies, University of Leicester.

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Exploring with T. S. Eliot's Four Quartets

Exploring with T. S. Eliot's Four Quartets

Posted by jcm22 at Apr 11, 2018 02:45 PM |

Starting Thursday 12 April 2018 - All School of Arts students and staff are warmly invited to lunchtime workshops, led by Dr Scott Freer and Dr Mary Ann Lund.

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Interdisciplinary Connections seminar: Sampling Methods and Linguistic Findings in Desert Island Discs Over Time

Posted by jcm22 at Mar 28, 2018 04:40 PM |

Wednesday 16 May 2018 - Taking Desert Island Discs as an example, this paper explores the value of radio archives for linguistic/interdisciplinary research, and issues of sampling.

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The Legacy of 1968 in Latin America: Making the Personal Political

The Legacy of 1968 in Latin America: Making the Personal Political

Posted by jcm22 at Feb 26, 2018 12:20 PM |

On Friday 18 May 2018, this symposium concludes the three-day event which begins with a workshop on 4 May 2018 and is preceeded by the pre-symposium event on 17 May 2018.

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Announcing a new School of Arts Seminar Series, 'Interdisciplinary Connections: Explorations in Research Methods'

Announcing a new School of Arts Seminar Series, 'Interdisciplinary Connections: Explorations in Research Methods'

Posted by jcm22 at Jan 30, 2018 03:15 PM |

A collection of short, one-hour lunchtime sessions exploring interdisciplinary possibilities.

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Talking Transformations: poetry, art, and translational migrations

Posted by jcm22 at Mar 12, 2018 05:15 PM |

On Thursday 22 March 2018, The Centre for Translation and Interpreting Studies is pleased to announce the 11th seminar of the 2017-18 Series with guest speaker, Dr Manuela Perteghella.

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Wordsworth 2020: In (and out) of interdisciplinarity

Wordsworth 2020: In (and out) of interdisciplinarity

Posted by jcm22 at Feb 26, 2018 09:50 AM |

POSTPONED - In our second installment of the 2018 'Interdisciplinary Connections' seminar series, Professor Phil Shaw will be discussing the pros and cons of interdisciplinary approaches to literature.

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