Charles Forsdick – Exoticism as Keyword

Event Date: 30 November 2016 Gowar & Wedderburn Common Room Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX The Humanities and Arts Research Centre at Royal Holloway University of London presents: Professor Charles Forsdick (James Barrow Professor of French and AHRC Theme Leadership Fellow for Translating Cultures, University of Liverpool) – Exoticism as Keyword Professor Charles Forsdick, James Barrow …

Clive Scott – Imagining a Philosophy of Literary Translation

Event Date: 13 June 2016 ALT1 Arts Building Royal Holloway, University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX   The School of Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures, Royal Holloway, University of London presents: Keynote Lecture at the 2016 Postgraduate Colloquium Professor Clive Scott (Professor Emeritus, School of Literature, Drama and Creative Writing University of East Anglia) – Imagining a Philosophy of …

David Johnson – Beauty and the Blind: There’s far more to seeing than enters the eyeball

Event Date: 27 January 2016 Room WIN005 Windsor Building Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX The Humanities and Arts Research Centre at Royal Holloway University of London presents: David Johnson (Visual Artist) – Beauty and the Blind: There’s far more to seeing than enters the eyeball     In this presentation David will talk about his piece ‘Too …

Helen Graham – From ‘Lives at the Limit’: histories against the grain – an unfinished dialogue with David

Event Date: 10 November 2015 Picture Gallery Founder’s Building, Royal Holloway, University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX The 2015 David Vilaseca Memorial Lecture  I came to explore the wreck The words are purposes. The words are maps. I came to see the damage that was done and the treasures that prevail         (Adrienne Rich, 1973) Professor Helen Graham (RHUL) …

Blind Creations Conference

Event Date: 28 – 30 June 2015 Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX Royal Holloway University of London presents: Blind Creations An International Colloquium on Blindness and the Arts This three-day international conference and micro arts festival,which took place between 28 and 30 June 2015, explored the relationship between blind people and artistic creation. Our definition of …

Angela Dalle Vacche – What Photographic Cinema Can Teach the Twenty-First Century

Event Date: 18 June 2015 Main Lecture Theatre Royal Holloway, University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX   The School of Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures, Royal Holloway, University of London presents: Keynote Lecture at the 2015 Postgraduate Colloquium Professor Angela Dalle Vacche (Georgia Institute of Technology) – What Photographic Cinema Can Teach the Twenty-First Century As the conclusion to …

Louise Johnson – Glamour in the Changing Room: Eduardo Mendicutti and the ‘Beckham Effect’

Event Date: 10 November 2014 Main Lecture Theatre (MLT), Founder’s Building, Royal Holloway, University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX The 2014 David Vilaseca Memorial Lecture Dr Louise Johnson (Sheffield) – Glamour in the Changing Room: Eduardo Mendicutti and the ‘Beckham Effect’ This lecture considers Spanish novelist and journalist Eduardo Mendicutti’s high camp fictional foray behind the scenes at Real …

Lynne Segal – The Age of Desire, the Desires of Ageing

Event Date: 19 June 2014 Horton Lecture Theatre 1 Royal Holloway, University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX   The School of Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures, Royal Holloway, University of London presents: Keynote Lecture at the 2014 Postgraduate Colloquium Professor Lynne Segal (Anniversary Professor, Psychosocial Studies, Birkbeck College, University of London) – The Age of Desire, the Desires of …

Cécile Bishop – The Truth about Amin: History and Fiction in Filmic Portrayals of Idi Amin

  Event Date: 26 November 2013 IN243 International Building Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW200EX TRAUMA, FICTION, HISTORY seminar series School of Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures presents: Dr Cécile Bishop – “The Truth about Amin”: History and Fiction in Filmic Portrayals of Idi Amin In an interview about his 2009 book on post-Amin Uganda, The Teeth May …