Event Dates: 22 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.
Curating ‘Empire’ at Tate: Dissonance and British Art
Can works of art confront the troubling legacies of Britain’s imperial past? In this talk Birkbeck’s Dr Sarah Thomas discusses some of the challenges encountered during preparations for a major exhibition planned at Tate Britain for 2015.
Introduction by Professor Annie Coombes (Birkbeck):
Talk by Dr Sarah Thomas (Birkbeck):