Landscapes of culture: Raymond Williams 30 years on

Event Date: 17 May 2018 Birkbeck Cinema 43 Gordon Sq Birkbeck School of Arts Birkbeck University of London London WC1H 0PD Birkbeck School of Arts presents: Landscapes of culture: Raymond Williams 30 years on The death of Raymond Williams in 1988 robbed Britain of one of its most influential cultural critics. These screenings of three rare documentaries on Williams capture …

Creative writing as research

Event Date: 16 May 2018 Room G01 43 Gordon Sq Birkbeck School of Arts Birkbeck University of London London WC1H 0PD Birkbeck School of Arts presents: Creative writing as research Discussing creative writing as research, writers Julia Bell (Birkbeck) and Honor Gavin (University of Manchester) share aspects of their processes and practices. Hosted by Corkscrew: practice-based/led research at Birkbeck. Chair: …

Landscape storytelling: the story of an ‘enemy alien’ set designer

Event Date: 16 May 2018 Room G10 43 Gordon Sq Birkbeck School of Arts Birkbeck University of London London WC1H 0PD Birkbeck School of Arts presents: Landscape storytelling: the story of an ‘enemy alien’ set designer Discover the story of British set designer Ralph Koltai, a refugee who arrived in the UK on the Kindertransport in 1939 and translated at …

Marilyn Monroe: an unlikely feminist

Event Dates: 16 May 2018 Birkbeck Cinema 43 Gordon Sq Birkbeck School of Arts Birkbeck University of London London WC1H 0PD Birkbeck School of Arts presents: Marilyn Monroe: an unlikely feminist Was Marilyn Monroe a feminist? Join Birkbeck alumna and freelance screenwriter Gabriella Apicella, in conversation with Catherine Grant (Birkbeck) and Michelle Morgan author of The Girl: Marilyn Monroe, The …

Deniz Tuerker – The Yildiz Kiosk and the Queen Mothers of the Tanzimat Era: Gender, Landscape, and Visibility

Event Date: 15 May 2018 Royal Asiatic Society 14 Stephenson Way London NW1 2HD   The Royal Asiatic Society presents: Dr Deniz Tuerker (Cambridge) – The Yildiz Kiosk and the Queen Mothers of the Tanzimat Era: Gender, Landscape, and Visibility Introduction by Dr Alison Otha (RAS): —————- Talk: ————— Questions: accompanying images: ” ngg_triggers_display=”always” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] share this …

Paper peepshow: peep into the rabbit hole

Event Date: 15 May 2018 Keynes Library 43 Gordon Sq Birkbeck School of Arts Birkbeck University of London London WC1H 0PD Birkbeck School of Arts presents: Paper peepshow: peep into the rabbit hole This panel discussion investigates the popular optical toy, the paper peepshow. A curator, a collector, an academic and an artist discuss the paper peepshow and highlight its …

Gaelic hardship: Flann O’Brien’s ‘The Poor Mouth’

Event Date: 15 May 2018 Room 124 43 Gordon Sq Birkbeck School of Arts Birkbeck University of London London WC1H 0PD Birkbeck School of Arts presents: Gaelic hardship: Flann O’Brien’s ‘The Poor Mouth’ The Irish comic writer Flann O’Brien’s third major work was An Béal Bocht (1941): a slim novel parodying peasant memoirs of the West of Ireland, published under …

Curating sound for difficult histories

Event Date: 15 May 2018 Birkbeck Cinema 43 Gordon Sq Birkbeck School of Arts Birkbeck University of London London WC1H 0PD Birkbeck School of Arts presents: Curating sound for difficult histories Focusing on the Holocaust, this event explores how soundscapes – music, noise, voices, speech and silence – have the ability to evoke difficult histories. Scholars and practitioners will consider …

Birkbeck Arts Week 2018

Event Dates: 14 – 18 May 2018 43 Gordon Sq Birkbeck School of Arts Birkbeck University of London London WC1H 0PD Birkbeck School of Arts presents: Birkbeck Arts Week 2018 Join us for Arts Week 2018,  running from Monday 15 to Saturday 18 May. Over the course of the week we will be hosting over fifty events – including lectures, …