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Clouds: Objects, Metaphor, Phenomena

Event Dates: 19 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 …

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 …

Paul H. Strohm – Chaucer on Thames Street

      Event Date: 28 June 2013 Room G02 43 Gordon Sq Birkbeck, University of London London WC1H 0PD Birkbeck School of Artspresents: Professor Paul H. Strohm (Columbia) – Chaucer on Thames Street Paul H. Strohm is the Anna S. Garbedian Professor Emeritus of the Humanities at Columbia University. Most recently J.R.R. Tolkien Professor of English Language and Literature …

Leonard Barkan – Mute Poetry, Speaking Pictures: A book and some afterthoughts

    Event Date: 23 May 2013 The Peltz Room 43 Gordon Sq Birkbeck, University of London London WC1H 0PD Birkbeck School of Arts presents: Birkbeck Arts Week 2013 Mute Poetry, Speaking Pictures:  A book and some afterthoughts     Professor Leonard Barkan (University of Princeton) will discuss his recent work on the relationship between words and pictures from antiquity to …

Patricia I. Vieira – Messianism and social struggle: Representations of Canudos in Brazilian Cinema

    Event Date: 22 May 2013 Birkbeck Cinema 43 Gordon Sq Birkbeck, University of London London WC1H 0PD Birkbeck School of Arts presents: Birkbeck Arts Week 2013 Dr Patricia I. Vieira (Georgetown) – Messianism and social struggle: Representations of Canudos in Brazilian Cinema The link between messianism and political resistance is revisited in many movies from the 1960s Cinema …

James Shapiro interviews Colin Teevan

    Event Date: 21 May 2013 Room 112 43 Gordon Sq Birkbeck, University of London London WC1H 0PD Birkbeck School of Arts presents: Birkbeck Arts Week 2013 James Shapiro interviews Colin Teevan This event is a conversation between Colin Teeva, a playwright, and Prof James Shapiro an eminent scholar of Renaissance theatre and culture. Because of scheduling difficulties we …

Film maker Mark Lewis in conversation with writer David Campany

    Event Date: 21 May 2013 Birkbeck Cinema 43 Gordon Sq Birkbeck, University of London London WC1H 0PD Birkbeck School of Arts presents: Birkbeck Arts Week 2013 Film maker Mark Lewis in conversation with writer David Campany     Mark Lewis makes films and digital works. By using film as a gallery medium, he investigates the process of cinema production …

Science and writing symposium

    Event Date: 20 May 2013 Room 414, Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX Birkbeck School of Arts presents: Birkbeck Arts Week 2013 Science and writing symposium Literary works have long trespassed on the terrains of scientific discourse, interrogating the linguistic and ethical limits of scientific thinking and innovation. On rare occasions, the …

Birkbeck Arts Week 2013

  Birkbeck School of Arts presents: Birkbeck Arts Week 2013 Arts Week 2013 promises to be our best yet. For the first time we are able to make full use of the dedicated new exhibition and performance spaces completed this year, thanks to the generosity of our alumni, to showcase the exciting research and teaching carried out by the School …