News in Languages, Cultures, Art History and Music

Andrew Kirkman's Binchois Consort works with gaming technology to produce new CD of sixteenth century music

Andrew Kirkman's Binchois Consort works with gaming technology to produce new CD of sixteenth century music

Description
Our Peyton and Barber Professor of Music is part of a team recreating the sounds of an Easter concert performed for James IV in a Scottish chapel, featured in the Guardian. The CD reached no. 2 in the classical charts.
Date:
Wednesday 28 April 2021

(Bio)art & ecologies of non/living matters

Description
Visual artist Emanuela Cusin and philosopher Dr Marietta Radomska present their artistic and philosophical engagements with the matter(s) - and materialisation - of (bio)art and ecologies of the non/living
Date:
Wednesday 28 April 2021
Urban Terrorism in Europe (2004-19): Expert seminar with Prof. Em. Nina Lykke

Urban Terrorism in Europe (2004-19): Expert seminar with Prof. Em. Nina Lykke

Description
Project-related expert seminar on her transdisciplinary, posthumanist oeuvre on 28 May 2021. We are able to host five extra participants.
Date:
Tuesday 27 April 2021
Emma Smellie: My Five Favourite Things About Studying Music at Birmingham

Emma Smellie: My Five Favourite Things About Studying Music at Birmingham

Description
Emma Smellie is an undergraduate BMus Music student. Here she tells us her five favourite things about studying Music at the University of Birmingham.
Date:
Thursday 1 April 2021
Midlands Art Papers and Wolverhampton Art Gallery host Art and Belonging in the West Midlands

Midlands Art Papers and Wolverhampton Art Gallery host Art and Belonging in the West Midlands

Description
The collaboration with cultural practitioners from 13 partner museums and galleries across the Midlands is launching the fourth issue of its open-access journal at an online event on 12 May 2021.
Date:
Wednesday 31 March 2021
The year abroad: more than just a language lesson

The year abroad: more than just a language lesson

Description
University of Birmingham Modern Languages and History graduate Freya Hoppe tells us about the year abroad she spent in Seville Spain, from September 2018 - June 2019.
Date:
Wednesday 24 March 2021
Seren Thomas: My Experience With Guild Drama

Seren Thomas: My Experience With Guild Drama

Description
Seren Thomas is a BMus Music graduate from the University of Birmingham. Here she talks about her experience of taking part in The Guild's drama societies
Date:
Wednesday 24 March 2021
'Who are you to tell the story?': Exploring the experience of Central and Eastern European migrant artists

'Who are you to tell the story?': Exploring the experience of Central and Eastern European migrant artists

Description
Dr Kinga Goodwin, Post-Doctoral Fellow in the ´╗┐Department of Modern Languages, discusses the lived experience of CEE artists, and the implications they feel their migrant status has on their careers.
Date:
Tuesday 9 March 2021
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