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Share and Inspire Session: Assessment as Learning (Online Session)

Share and Inspire Session: Assessment as Learning 23rd March 2020, 12:30 – 14:00, EE 2009 NOW GOING AHEAD AS AN ONLINE SESSION Sean Bracken, Lesley Spiers & Alison Reeves This session will take examples from the School of Arts, Education and Humanities as a way of sharing good practice and stimulating discussion around assessment as […]

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School of Arts: Prof Claire Cochrane Lecture

School of Arts Presents: Prof Claire Cochrane The City’s Theatre: Arranging the Record of Change The urban geographer Tim Cresswell has remarked that ‘the only consistent thing about cities is that they are always changing’—a simple statement but one which neatly encapsulates the immense complexity of the urban experience. As the ‘official’ historian of the […]

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Share and Inspire Session: Assessment as Learning

Share and Inspire Session: Assessment as Learning 23rd March 2020, 12:30 – 14:00, EE 2009 Sean Bracken, Lesley Spiers & Alison Reeves This session will take examples from the School of Arts, Education and Humanities as a way of sharing good practice and stimulating discussion around assessment as learning. Assessment as Learning aims to challenge […]

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Share and Inspire Session: Assessment as Learning

Share and Inspire Session: Assessment as Learning 23rd March 2020, 12:30 – 14:00, EE 2009 Sean Bracken, Lesley Spiers & Alison Reeves This session will take examples from the School of Arts, Education and Humanities as a way of sharing good practice and stimulating discussion around assessment as learning. Assessment as Learning aims to challenge […]

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School of Arts Seminar Series – Dr Paul Elliott

School of Arts Presents: Dr Paul Elliott – Handsworth Songs and the Ghosts of Empire Day: Thursday 5th March Time: 4:30pm Venue: PN G009 This paper looks closely at Black Audio Film Collective’s seminal work Handsworth Songs (1986). It situates this film within a history of colonial images in British cinema and television and argues that […]

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Applications for Professorial Titles

Applications are invited for Professorial Titles, in line with the criteria set out in the Policy and Procedures on Professorial Titles, which can be accessed on the University Website under: https://www.worcester.ac.uk/registryservices/documents/Proceduresfortheappointmentofprofessors.pdf As detailed in the Procedures, colleagues considering applying for a Professorial Title should have an initial discussion with their Head of School, or line […]

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Academic Publishes Handbook of Theatre History

Claire Cochrane, Professor of Theatre Studies has published a new book The Methuen Drama Handbook of Theatre History and Historiography (edited with Jo Robinson, Professor of Drama and Performance, University of Nottingham) The Methuen Drama Handbook of Theatre History and Historiography is an authoritative guide to contemporary debates and practices in this field. The book covers the key themes and […]

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Illustrating Mental Health Symposium, 8-9 November

On the 8th and 9th of November, the Art House at the University of Worcester is hosting the Tenth International Illustration Research Symposium, ‘Illustrating Mental Health’. Keynote speakers are Alexandra Coulter, Director of Arts & Health South West, and the psychoanalyst and writer Anouchka Grose. Emma Lazenby of ForMed films will also talking about her work for the health sector. […]

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Illustrating Mental Health Symposium, 8-9 November

On the 8th and 9th of November, the Art House at the University of Worcester is hosting the Tenth International Illustration Research Symposium, ‘Illustrating Mental Health’. Keynote speakers are Alexandra Coulter, Director of Arts & Health South West, and the psychoanalyst and writer Anouchka Grose. Emma Lazenby of ForMed films will also talking about her work for the health sector. […]

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Illustrating Mental Health Symposium, 8-9 November

On the 8th and 9th of November, the Art House at the University of Worcester is hosting the Tenth International Illustration Research Symposium, ‘Illustrating Mental Health’. Keynote speakers are Alexandra Coulter, Director of Arts & Health South West, and the psychoanalyst and writer Anouchka Grose. Emma Lazenby of ForMed films will also talking about her work for the health sector. […]

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Art House Open Lecture Series

16TH OCT 2019: CHRIS ALTON 30TH OCT 2019: ROSALIE SCHWEIKER + MARGHERITA HUNTLEY 13TH NOV: GARETH PROSKOURINE-BARNETT 27TH NOV: SARAH TAYLOR SILVERWOOD 29TH JAN 2020: TOM CARDWELL 5TH FEB 2020: ALIA PATHAN 19TH FEB 2020: JACK EVANS 11TH MARCH 2020: SALLY PAYEN The Open Lecture Series is a collaboration between Worcester School of Art’s Fabrication […]

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Invitation to book launch of Migrations: Open Hearts, Open Borders

Tuesday 21 May, 5pm at The Hive, Sawmill Walk, The Butts, Worcester, WR1 3PD We are delighted to invite you to the launch of the book Migrations: Open Hearts, Open Borders, 5pm on Tuesday 21 May at the Studio at The Hive. There will be an introductory talk by the International Centre for the Picture […]

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Worcester Degree Show

Worcester Degree Show is open to the public from 18 – 24 May between 10am – 4pm and will include student work from: Illustration Graphic Design Game Art Creative Digital Media Fine Art/Art & Design Animation Degree shows will take place at the Charles Hastings Building at City Campus and the Art House. Parking is […]

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Invitation to book launch of Migrations: Open Hearts, Open Borders

Tuesday 21 May, 5pm at The Hive, Sawmill Walk, The Butts, Worcester, WR1 3PD We are delighted to invite you to the launch of the book Migrations: Open Hearts, Open Borders, 5pm on Tuesday 21 May at the Studio at The Hive. There will be an introductory talk by the International Centre for the Picture […]

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Writing to save the environment

There has never been a more crucial time to raise awareness of the varied environmental issues threatening our world. Please join us on the 9th April at 7.00pm, in the Studio room of the Hive library, to hear how our students tackled these topics in their short stories and poems written for the Environmental Writing and New Nature Writing modules. This work is […]

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Fiona Sampson Book Reading – In Search of Mary Shelley

FIONA SAMPSON BOOK READING and in conversation with Mike Bradshaw Thursday 14 March 2019, 6pm At The Glass Room, The Hive Library Contact r.stacey@worc.ac.uk for more information. In Search of Mary Shelley. The Girl Who Wrote Frankenstein. Mary Shelley was brought up by her father in a house filled with radical thinkers, poets, philosophers and […]

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Fiona Sampson Book Reading – In Search of Mary Shelley

FIONA SAMPSON BOOK READING and in conversation with Mike Bradshaw Thursday 14 March 2019, 6pm At The Glass Room, The Hive Library Contact r.stacey@worc.ac.uk for more information. In Search of Mary Shelley. The Girl Who Wrote Frankenstein. Mary Shelley was brought up by her father in a house filled with radical thinkers, poets, philosophers and […]

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Institute of Humanities Research Seminar Series 2019

Sessions will be held at The Hive between 6:00-7:30pm. Refreshments will be provided. All welcome. Wednesday 23 January: “Born with a Kink”: Children who Kill in the Novels of Agatha Christie ‘Prof. Darren Oldridge (Worcester) and ‘Navalism, the ‘Rising Generation’, and the First World War ‘Dr Neil Fleming (Worcester). Meeting Room 2 Wednesday 30 January: […]

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University Art House Celebrates Opening with Prestigious Exhibition

The official opening of the University of Worcester’s new Art House facility will be celebrated with a prestigious exhibition of contemporary portraiture entitled ‘P is for Portrait’. This exhibition of over 20 portraits, made in varied mediums, including painting, print, sculpture and film, features artists from across the world, from the Bronx to Barbourne. The […]

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School of Humanities Research Seminar – “What had become of me?”: Bird, Blackface, and the Borders of Belonging

Wednesday 5 December, 5:30pm at The Hive: This week’s paper in the School of Humanities Research Seminar series is brought to us by Dr Hannah Murray of Kings College London. Her paper discusses racial transformation in Robert Montgomery Bird’s Sheppard Lee (1836), in which a white man temporarily lives as a black slave. In creating […]

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School of Humanities Seminar Series

School of Humanities Seminar Series: ‘Challenges and Controversies from Living with and Studying Gypsies’. By Professor Judith Okely, University of Oxford When: 5.30pm, Wednesday, 14 November 2018. Where: Studio, The Hive. Students, staff and the public welcome.  

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School of Humanities Research Seminars

Sessions will be held in the Studio at The Hive from 5:30pm. Refreshments will be provided. Staff, students and members of the public welcome. Wednesday 14 November ‘Challenges and Controversies from Living with and Studying Gypsies’ – Professor Judith Okely, University of Oxford Wednesday 28 November ‘The Preparation of the Poem: Roland Barthes and Contemporary Poetry’ – […]

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Humanities & Arts Research Seminar

Tuesday 1 May @ 5.15pm St. John’s Campus, Conference Centre CC 007 (Malvern Room) Kirsty McGregor British teenage girls and the normalisation of sexual violence British teenage girls are increasingly bombarded with messages which normalise the sexualisation of young females. This has led to significant issues, including the sexual harassment and abuse of increasing numbers […]

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Continental Inseminations: Sodom and the Origins of English Pornography

Humanities & Arts Research Seminar Tuesday 24 April @ 5.15pm St John’s Campus, Conference Centre CC 007 (Malvern Room) Simon Hardy What continental influences influenced English erotic writing, such as Sodom (c.1675)? The play, usually ascribed to Rochester, offers an obscene satire on the Restoration Court. Recent historians have argued that it is a critique […]

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University of Worcester Screenwriting Festival

Saturday 14th April 2018 at The Hive Events from 12pm, Industry Guests and Performances from 2pm – 10pm Free Entry for all students and the public. The day consists of Guest Speakers from Film and TV, Industry Panel and Q&A, Pitching Workshops, Live Performances, Screenings, Write Now Monologue Competition. A unique opportunity to gain valuable […]

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Humanities & Arts Research Seminar

Tuesday 10 April at 5.15pm St. John’s Campus, Conference Centre CC 007 (Malvern Room)  Jenny Lewin-Jones and Mike Webb Language and social/political change: “Words of the Year” as an indicator of gender preoccupations This paper explores one way of analysing social change, especially the fluidity of gender and identity. Language usefully indicates such preoccupations. To […]

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University of Worcester Screenwriting Festival

Saturday 14th April 2018 at The Hive Events from 12pm, Industry Guests and Performances from 2pm – 10pm Free Entry for all students and the public. The day consists of Guest Speakers from Film and TV, Industry Panel and Q&A, Pitching Workshops, Live Performances, Screenings, Write Now Monologue Competition. A unique opportunity to gain valuable […]

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Humanities & Arts Research Seminar

Tuesday 10 April at 5.15pm St. John’s Campus, Conference Centre CC 007 (Malvern Room)  Jenny Lewin-Jones and Mike Webb Language and social/political change: “Words of the Year” as an indicator of gender preoccupations This paper explores one way of analysing social change, especially the fluidity of gender and identity. Language usefully indicates such preoccupations. To […]

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Screenwriting events

Camilla Bubna-Kasteliz Tales From Development Hell, or How Not To Develop A Script Talk followed by Q & A Monday 19 March @ 6pm – 7.15pm In Glass Room, Level 0, The Hive A talk on how script development works (or sometimes doesn’t), including some advice on how to get into the industry and some […]

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Images from the Past: poetry that confronts and reimagines history

Members of the English, Media and Culture department, Dr Jack McGowan, Ruth Stacey and Katy Wareham Morris will be reading their poetry alongside local poets, Claire Walker and Antony Owen on the evening of Thursday 1st March at The Hive, in the Studio from 7.30pm. Both Claire and Antony are recently published by V Press. […]

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Humanities & Arts Research Seminar – “Return of the Living Slave: Jordan Peele’s Get Out as Zombie Film”

Please see attached details of the inaugural IOA/IOH Research Seminar for this semester where Dr Mikel Koven, author of several publications on the Zombie Film genre, will be presenting: “Return of the Living Slave: Jordan Peele’s Get Out as Zombie Film” Date/Time: Tuesday 20 February @ 5.15pm Location: St. John’s Campus, Conference Centre CC 007 (Malvern Room)

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Humanities & Arts Research Seminar – The Value of Value, or: The (Un-)Thinkability of a Postcapitalist Order of Things”

Please see attached details of the second IOA/IOH Research Seminar for this semester where Gerold Sedlmayr (Technische Universität Dortmund), will be presenting: “The Value of Value, or: The (Un-)Thinkability of a Postcapitalist Order of Things” Date/Time: Tuesday 27 February @ 5.15pm Location: St. John’s Campus, Conference Centre CC 007 (Malvern Room)

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IHCA staff research seminar

Please note that the seminar which was scheduled for Wednesday 3 May (Andreas Mueller. ‘Trauma, Narrative, Memory: Daniel Defoe’s A Journal of the Plague Year’) has been cancelled so the final IHCA Research Seminar for this semester will be: Wednesday 10 May, 5.00pm-7pm CC009 (Hereford Room) IHCA Postgraduate Research Seminar (Daniel Brookes and Harriet Carter). IHCA […]

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The Visual Statement Illustration exhibition

St Swithuns Church in Worcester will be the site of an experimental illustration exhibition, featuring the wonderful work of around 30 uber-talented Illustration students! The doors open at 6pm on Thursday 4 May, and will close again at 9pm. The exhibition will also be open between 11:00am and 4:00pm daily from 5 to 12 May. […]

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Children’s workshop at The Hive library

ANIMAL PRINTING WORKSHOP Saturday 8 April Inspired by screenprints and rubber stamp illustrations included in Hatched! The Hive’s current exhibition of picturebook illustration, this workshop offers children and their carers a chance to try printmaking: participants will make their own animal prints using vegetables and other objects, and collaborate on a giant print which will become […]