Tamsyn Challenger – On Truth

Event Date: 14 November 2017 Picture Gallery, Founder’s Building, Royal Holloway, University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX The 2017 David Vilaseca Memorial Lecture Tamsyn Challenger – On Truth This year’s David Vilaseca Memorial Lecture will be given by Tamsyn Challenger and will try to unpick and dissect ‘truth’ in an age of spin, duplicity and brand management. Weaving together …

Annette Kuhn – Remembering Annie Hall

Event Date: 12 June 2017 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 2017 Postgraduate Colloquium Professor Annette Kuhn (Emeritus Professor, Queen Mary, University of London) – Remembering Annie Hall 2017 marks the fortieth anniversary of Annie …

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 …