Here’s our latest events and opportunities we’ve sourced that are coming up in the next week from tomorrow Thursday 16-Wednesday 22 March.
Please do get in touch if you have any listings for our next edition.
English PGR Seminar: Dr Adam Kelly, University of York | Thu 16 Mar | 18:15 in Room GC203 | QMUL Mile End
We’re delighted to invite you to the next English Postgraduate Research Seminar, with Dr Adam Kelly from the University of York, who will be presenting a seminar entitled ‘The Novel at the End of History: Donald Trump and Infinite Jest’.
Inaugural Lecture: Warren Boutcher: Beyond English: Going back into (literary) Europe | Thu 16 Mar | 18:30 – 21:30 | QMUL Mile End
Join Warren Boutcher, Professor of Renaissance Studies and Head of School of English and Drama, for his Inaugural Lecture.
Queen Mary Centre for the History of the Emotions presents: Emotions, Identity and the Supernatural: The Concealed Revealed Project | Tue 21 March | The Horse Hospital, Covent Garden | Free
Owen Davies (University of Hertfordshire) and Ceri Houlbrook (University of Hertfordshire) will talk about their work on the Concealed Revealed project.
Widening the Net: Collaborating between Digital and Performance | Tue 21 Mar | 16:00-18:00 | QMUL – Mile End
Both MAT and the QMUL School of Drama have a disciplinary investment in digital technologies as a means for producing performance, and as a theoretical mode of engagement. From digital archival practices to motion-capture, quantitative approaches to stage blocking, to cyborg and automated performance, MAT and SED scholars use radically different theoretical frameworks and material practices, but are driven by
a shared investigation of how people perform and behave, and how digital technology influences this.
How can our knowledges support and inform each other? Such cross-over and conversation is common and essential to the growth and development of humanities and technology research.
As a way to fill in the gaps in our departmentalknowledge of each other, and our methodologies, ideologies and practical resources, PhD candidates Amy Borsuk of SED and Vanessa Pope of MAT are widening the net as part of Intersections, a series of MAT interdisciplinary events.
We invite staff and postgraduates from SED and MAT to meet and share their research on Tuesday, 21 March from 4–6 pm in Rehearsal Room One in ArtsOne Building.
For this pilot event, we invite guests to give a 1 minute presentation on your research as formally or informally
as you like, highlighting what you are researching and what you would like to know about the other department, other practices, or other disciplines.
Jobs & Paid Internships
No listings this week.
Opportunities & Volunteering
The Flare International Festival of New Theatre, taking place in Manchester 4-8 July this summer alongside the Manchester International Festival, is still looking for challenging and original new theatre pieces by existing and recent students for its Future Flares strand (the main call for artists is also still open). Full details at http://www.flarefestival.com/future-flares/
Calls for Papers
Queer Localities: a two-day international queer history conference at Birkbeck, University of London | 30 November – 1 December 2017 | Deadline for Proposals: Mon 20 Mar
Popular Performance : Localisation, commercialism and globalisation at V&A | Deadline: Thu 13 Apr
To add a listing to next week’s digest please email us by Monday 20 March 2017 at 5pm
We try and keep these listings as accurate as possible but errors can occur. Please check with the relevant party before going to an event or taking up an opportunity.