Birkbeck Arts Week 2014

Event Dates: 19 -23 May 2014
Birkbeck School of Arts
Birkbeck University of London
43 Gordon Square
London WC1H 0PD

The Birkbeck School of Arts presents:

Birkbeck Arts Week 2014

Welcome to Birkbeck’s seventh annual Arts Week – running this year from Monday 19 to Friday 23 May. The week will include lectures, readings,  film screenings, taster courses, performances and panel discussions and is our annual showcase of the varied enterprises of Birkbeck academics, on topics both public and scholarly.

The programme of events reflects the liveliness of teaching and research within Birkbeck’s School of Arts, whose internationally renowned academics address some of the most important issues that affect our society today.

A selection of events have been recorded and are available below:

Monday 19 May
Keynes Library, 43 Gordon Square
Clouds: Objects, Metaphor, Phenomena

Tuesday 20 May
Peltz Gallery, 43 Gordon Square
The Way We Read Now

Wednesday 21 May
Keynes Library, 43 Gordon Square
From Text to Screen and Back: Adaptation Across Media

Peltz Gallery, 43 Gordon Square
What is so special about the arts and humanities?

Thursday 22 May
Room G04, 43 Gordon Square
Curating ‘Empire’ at Tate: Dissonance and British Art

Keynes Library, 43 Gordon Square
Natural Histories of the Book

Friday 23 May

Peltz Gallery, 43 Gordon Square
Writing for a Shakespearean Stage: New Plays for The Globe

Birkbeck Cinema
Fire Walk with Me: Trauma, Catharsis and the Fantasy of Fantastical Kinship

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