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New dance, music, light and textile project

New dance, music, light and textile project
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Caroline Radcliffe has been collaborating on a new dance, music, light and textile project with South Asian Arts in Leeds.
Date:
27/09/2016

I Love Dick and Bridget Jones are back, but not much has changed for women since the 90s

I Love Dick and Bridget Jones are back, but not much has changed for women since the 90s
Description
The enduring appeal of Bridget Jones and why nothing has changed for women since the 1990s - Lecturer in Contemporary American Literature, Rachel Sykes, writes for The Conversation.
Date:
23/09/2016

Caroline Radcliffe and Sarah Angliss's noise music used for Pitlochry Theatre festival "Hard Times"

Caroline Radcliffe and Sarah Angliss's noise music used for Pitlochry Theatre festival "Hard Times"
Description
Music created by Sarah Angliss and Caroline Radcliffe using sounds recorded at Quarry Bank Mill, Styal, will be used for Pitlochry Theatre festival "Hard Times" on stage from 21 September to 14 October 2016.
Date:
19/09/2016

"The Machinery" - revisiting dance from the nineteenth century imitating the sounds and movements of the factory floor

"The Machinery" - revisiting dance from the nineteenth century imitating the sounds and movements of the factory floor
Description
Devised by women working in the Lancashire mills, the steps of this nineteenth-century 'heel and toe' clog dance directly mimic the repetitive sounds and movements of cotton mill machines.
Date:
16/09/2016

Ways of presenting, recording and remembering vocabulary

Ways of presenting, recording and remembering vocabulary
Description
Dr Crayton Walker delivers a workshop on teaching vocabulary at the Penang English Language Learning and Teaching Association, Malaysia.
Date:
14/09/2016

New Lectureship opportunity in the Department of English Language and Applied Linguistics

New Lectureship opportunity in the Department of English Language and Applied Linguistics
Description
The Department of English Language and Applied Linguistics is pleased to announce a full time permanent Lectureship in Corpus Based Stylistics and/or Discourse Analysis from 1 January 2017.
Date:
31/08/2016

Luke Kennard at the Cheltenham Literary Festival 2016

Luke Kennard at the Cheltenham Literary Festival 2016
Description
The author of five poetry collections, Dr Luke Kennard reads from his acclaimed new book Cain, a humorous and formally unique narrative on faith, TV and zombies.
Date:
25/08/2016

Who wrote Shakespeare?

Who wrote Shakespeare?
Description
In an article for the BBC, Dr Martin Wiggins examines what Shakespeare would be doing if he were alive today. Would he be writing for the stage, or working as a scriptwriter for film or television? Are they the modern media which are the closest equivalents to the stage of the Globe Theatre?
Date:
25/08/2016

BBC Proms Extra: Shakespeare - Religion and Clerics

BBC Proms Extra: Shakespeare - Religion and Clerics
Description
Professor Ewan Fernie was interviewed for BBC Radio 3's Proms Extra, on the relationship between Shakespeare and religion.
Date:
23/08/2016

Shakespeare's strong-willed women

Shakespeare's strong-willed women
Description
Dr Chris Laoutaris of the Shakespeare Institute explores Shakespeare's strong-willed women and delves into the scandals and controversies of their real-life counterparts in an article for the BBC's 'Shakespeare Lives' initiative, commemorating the 400th anniversary of the playwright's death.
Date:
15/08/2016
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