The changing of the seasons means a whole new batch of SED students and we’re really excited to present a lot of in house events as well as champion the diverse cultural highlights London has for 2016.
Chez nous (French) / At Our Gaff (Cockney)
A weekly English research seminar that takes place every Thursday during the first and second semesters of the academic year.
- 29 September: Prof Catherine Maxwell (Queen Mary), ‘Carnal Flowers, Charnel Flowers: Perfume in the Decadent Literary Imagination’
- 6 October: Pub Quiz at the SCR bar, Queens’ Building, Mile End campus.
- 20 October: Dr Ewan James Jones (University of Cambridge), ‘Thermodynamic Rhythm / The Poetics of Waste’
- 27 October: Prof Nicholas Royle (University of Sussex), title TBC.
- 3 November: Dr Clara Dawson (University of Manchester), ‘Letitia Landon: Close Reading Print Culture in the 1820s.’
- 24 November Kathryn Allan, (UCL), title TBC.
Hear about the latest developments in theatre and performance with engaging research seminars plus free drinks and nibbles at the School.
- 5 October: Bridget Escolme – Nostalgia for empire in Shakespeare costuming – Rehearsal Room 2
- 19 October: Philip Crispin Translating Un Tempête – Rehearsal Room 2
- 2 November: Namita Chakrabarty [auto ethnography and Critical Race Theory in Theatre Application on disaster – Pinter Studio
- 16 November: Aylwyn Walsh [terrorism and incarceration] – Rehearsal Room 2
- 30 November: Margharita Laera [Giorgio Stehler and the Piccolo Teatro] – Rehearsal Room 2
- 14 December: Joe Kelleher [Economies of Art]
All details of these events are subject to change please sign up below for the latest.
Also keep an eye out for:
- Free taster lectures at our next Open Day
- A Season of Bangla Drama
Everybody is welcome at these events but please do sign up here to get further details and invites to our events:
And the best from London…
We asked folks on Twitter to send in suggestions about events happening near us (featured below) below but it’s not too late to add yours.
Caoimhe Mader McGuinness
- Station House Opera ‘At Home in Gaza and London’ – 12-13 November: Down the road at Toynbee.
- London Theatre Seminar at Senate House – From 20 October: With our very own Faisal Hamadah in December.
- Calm Down, Dear – Until 9 October: Last but not least, feminist performance festival happening now at Camden People’s Theatre.
- Donmar Warehouse’s Shakepeare Trilogy: An all female Shakespeare season in a new 420-seat in-the-round temporary theatre at King’s Cross.
- designjunction – 22-25 September 2016: A feast of new design as part of London Design Festival.
- Abstract Expressionism at Royal Academy of Arts – From 24 September : What a load of old Pollocks.
- Barbican Open Fest – Saturday 8 October: A free festival at the UK’s largest cultural hub including films, performances and a new designers’ market.
- VISIONS at The Nunnery – 5 October-18 December: A festival on our doorstep in Bow of short films and performances.
Elections Watch: Keep an eye out for events popping up in London about the US elections in the run up to polling day on 8 November, it’s sure to be a fascinating time politically.