Past events in the School of Languages, Cultures, Art History and Music


14th December - Silvio Berlusconi and Post-modern Politics

10th December - Workshop 3 - Genre and new technologies

6th December - 'A Ghetto of Voluntary Formation: Israel Zangwill's Whitechapel' and 'The Split Man and the Crowd Master: John Rodker and Wyndham Lewis'

4th December - Canzonettas in solo guitar anthologies: a possible strategy for reconstructing alfabeto songs

30th November - (Ex)Changes: Short Fiction in Portugal, the United Kingdom and Ireland (1980-2010)

28th November - The Diversity of Carnival Cultures and their Imported Versions in Post-Unification Berlin

27th November - Maghrebi-French Disidentifications: Queer Performances of Gender, Religion, and Citizenship

24th November - Workshop 2 - Genre, gender and identity

22nd November - Translating for the EU

22nd November - Transnational and local feminisms: The campaign for legal abortion in 1970s Rome and the impact of French and US debates

22nd November - Joshua Reynolds: Portraiture in Action

21st November - - Exploring Shakespeare Translations with Digital Tools

13th November - Collisions of Sublimities: The Case of Gellert's Geistliche Oden und Lieder (1757)

8th November - Multilingualism in the EU

8th November - American Water: Industry and Contemplation in Mid-Nineteenth Century American Painting

6th November - French research seminar

25th October - Literary Translation – a Publisher's and a Translator's View

23rd October - Soundscapes of the Global Eighteenth Century from the Sistine Chapel to Canton Harbor

17th October - Julius Evola and European Neofascism

17th October - Calculating Divas: Caribbean Economic Imaginaries in the Novels of Mayra Santos Febres

9th October - Late medieval tuning theory and performance implication: the case of the chromatic semitone

6th October - Workshop 1 - Genre: theory, methodology and practice

4th October - Instructing the Prince through Text and Image: the 15th Century Burgundian Prose Romance of Florimont

27th-30th September - Barber Opera - Steffani's Orlando Generoso

26th September - Modern Languages Lecture Series: Inaugural Lecture

22nd September - History of Art sixth form study day

19th-21st August - Stockhausen A Festival of Light

17th-21st July - DAAD German Studies Summer School

13th July - Birmingham International Jazz and Blues Festival II

6th July - Birmingham International Jazz and Blues Festival I

23rd-24th June - The Robert William and Florence Amy Brant International Pianoforte Competition 2012

22nd June - Gendering impegno in modern Italian culture

14th June - Big Band

13th June - Chamber Ensembles and Choir

12th June - A Chorus Line: Broadway Sing-Along

10th June - Music at University Community Day

8th June - Society for Italian Studies Postgraduate Colloquium 2012

8th-10th June - Summer Festival Opera - Benjamin Britten's Paul Bunyan

9th May - What Happens to a Holocaust Testimony When it is Translated?

3rd May - Noisefloor Festival

26th-27th March - After the 'New Art History'

26th-27th March - Collapsing Europe?

23rd March - Final Year Recitalists

22nd March - Tania Bruguera in Cuba

21st March - The Short Reign of King Philip I of England

21st March - Grass's Hundejahre and Mimesis

20th March - Not on the same wavelength: Radio Vichy versus Radio London in 1944

18th March - University Choir and Philharmonic Orchestra

16th March - Final Year Recitalists

14th March - Telling Lives: Autofiction and Other Lies in Contemporary Basque Literature

14th March - David Pyatt, Lucy Gould and Leon McCawley

13th March - La décolonisation de l'Algérie: Un roman pour comprendre huit ans de guerre

12th March - Basque poetry and music recital

11th March - Symphony Orchestra

9th March - 'From Paris to New York: Ravel and Gershwin for Violin and Piano'

9th March - Chamber Choir

8th March - Duchamp, Death and 'Liberty': From 'Dust Breeding' to 'Etant Donnés'

6th March - Dr Pierpaolo Antonello

4th March - Saxophone Ensemble

3rd March - Wind Band and Brass Band

2nd March - University Chamber Orchestra

29th February - Eduardo Chillida and Jorge Oteiza: A Posthumous Confrontation

29th February - I cento passi (One hundred steps)

29th February - "Unsre letzte Arbeit war die Befreiung der Toten…". Über ein Bruchstück im Nachlaß von

29th February - Natalie Clein and Alasdair Beatson

28th February - Homais's Struggle with the Blind Beggar in Madame Bovary

28th February - My Name is Antonino Calderone

27th February - Meet the Author - Dacia Maraini

27th-29th February - Italy and the Mafia

24th February - Early Music Ensembles

23rd February - The Young Modern Woman: A Paradoxical Image of 1920s Cinema

23rd February - The Child in the 'cine religioso': The Excesses of Performance in Ladislao Vadja's Marcelino pan y vino (1955)

17th February - Holly Cook and Yukiko Shinohara

14th February - 'When Love's Soft Passion'

10th February - University Music Scholars

10th February - Rush Hour Blues

8th February - Richard Goode

7th February - Gabriele Rossetti exul immeritus

4th February - University Music Society Chamber Ensembles

3rd February - Birmingham University Singers

1st February - The Importance of German Studies at British Universities

29th January - NotSoMASSRadioCoding and Telepathic

27th January - Rosa Campos Fernandez and Pei Chun Liao

26th January - Reassessing Exile Studies: The Kindertransport in British Memory Culture

24th January - Intellectual or jester? Comedians in contemporary Italy

24th January - Imagining 'whiteness' in the Antillean imagination

20th January - Barber Lunchtime Concert - Jayson Gillham

19th January - Art, performance and activism in contemporary Japan

18th January - Through the Iron Curtain and into the Cold

13th January - Kenneth Hamilton: 'At the piano with Brahms'