Events in the School of Languages, Cultures, Art History and Music

Events

Barber Lunchtime Series: Romantic Piano Fantasies

Barber Lunchtime Series: Romantic Piano Fantasies

Date
23 - 30/01/2015
Description
Concert pianist Kenneth Hamilton returns to the Barber with an intriguing tour of some of the most imaginative and capricious 19th-century pieces for piano, starting with Beethoven's impatiently eccentric Op. 77 Fantasy, moving through Mendelssohn, Chopin and Liszt, and coming full circle with Schumann's glorious Fantasy Op. 17, dedicated to Liszt, but secretly brimming with hidden references to Beethoven himself.
In materna lingua: nuns and polyphony in early 16th-century Italy

In materna lingua: nuns and polyphony in early 16th-century Italy

Date
28/01/2015
Description
Laurie Stras (University of Southampton) delivers this Music Research Colloquium seminar.
On the beach with The Fear: Judging a literary translation prize

On the beach with The Fear: Judging a literary translation prize

Date
29/01/2015
Description
Dr Johanna Malt, Department of French, King's College London, delivers this 'Translation Profession' seminar.
The accidental interpreter

The accidental interpreter

Date
29/01/2015
Description
Sally Winch, Freelance Interpreter and Translator, delivers this 'Translation Profession' seminar.
"Utter lack of true dramatic feeling": Exploring Jan Steen's The Wrath of Ahasuerus

"Utter lack of true dramatic feeling": Exploring Jan Steen's The Wrath of Ahasuerus

Date
29/01/2015
Description
Rosalie van Gulick (University of Utrecht; Barber Institute) delivers this Art History, Film and Visual Studies research seminar.
From "Coventration" to Reconciliation: Coventry and Dresden after 1940/45

From "Coventration" to Reconciliation: Coventry and Dresden after 1940/45

Date
05/02/2015
Description
Speaker: Dr Stefan Goebel (University of Kent). IGS 'Not The First World War Centenary' seminar.
From "Coventration" to Reconciliation: Coventry and Dresden after 1940/45

From "Coventration" to Reconciliation: Coventry and Dresden after 1940/45

Date
05/02/2015
Description
Speaker: Dr Stefan Goebel (University of Kent). IGS 'Not The First World War Centenary' seminar.
Trickster, charlatan, apparition, king: representing royal impostors in post-revolutionary France

Trickster, charlatan, apparition, king: representing royal impostors in post-revolutionary France

Date
05/02/2015
Description
Richard Taws (University College London) delivers this Art History, Film and Visual Studies research seminar.
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