Found in Translation – The Man Booker International Prize

Event Date: 18 May 2015 Keynes Library Birkbeck University of London 43 Gordon Square London WC1H 0PD The Birkbeck School of Arts presents: Birkbeck Arts Week 2015 Found in Translation – The Man Booker International Prize On the eve of the prize announcement join some of this year’s Man Booker International Finalists as they discuss the impact of translation and …

Curiosity

Event Date: 18 May 2015 Birkbeck Cinema Birkbeck University of London 43 Gordon Square London WC1H 0PD The Birkbeck School of Arts presents: Birkbeck Arts Week 2015 Curiosity The term curiosity refers to both a quality of attention and a type of object. It concerns novelty and knowledge, secrecy and display, desire and the intellect. In this interdisciplinary symposium Brian …

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Environmental Futures: Oil, Ecology, Petrocultures

Event Dates: 18  May 2015 Keynes Library Birkbeck University of London 43 Gordon Square London WC1H 0PD The Birkbeck School of Arts presents: Environmental Futures: Oil, Ecology, Petrocultures In the 21st century oil shapes our geopolitics and impacts upon the cost of day-to-day living. But what role does oil play within culture? This panel considers literature’s engagement with the oil …

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Birkbeck Arts Week 2015

Event Dates: 18 -22 May 2015 Birkbeck School of Arts Birkbeck University of London 43 Gordon Square London WC1H 0PD The Birkbeck School of Arts presents: Birkbeck Arts Week 2015 Welcome to Birkbeck’s eighth annual Arts Week – running this year from Monday 18 to Friday 22 May. The week will include lectures, readings, film screenings, taster courses, performances and …

Sacha Golob – Self-Knowledge, Agency and Self-Authorship

Event Date: 18 May 2015 Room 349 Senate House University of London London WC1E 7HU The Aristotelian Society presents: Dr Sacha Golob ((KCL) – Self-Knowledge, Agency and Self-Authorship Sacha Golob is a Lecturer in Philosophy at King’s College London; prior to that he was a Research Fellow at Peterhouse, Cambridge. His research focuses on the intersection between the history of …