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Beyond Digitisation: Reimagining the image in Digital Humanities | Thursday 16 November | Mile End Campus | Free (booking required)
In this lecture, Melissa Terras will showcase work from projects as diverse as the Great Parchment Book, Transcribe Bentham, and the Deep Imaging Mummy Cases projects, showcasing how those in the Digital Humanities can contribute to advanced cultural heritage imaging research.
The festival continues with the women only Saree Day on Sunday and lots more events for everyone to celebrate Bangla drama and Queen Mary’s commitment to working with our local community.
Plus don’t miss these coming up:
- Drama Postgraduate Seminar QUORUM welcomes Aylwyn Walsh on Wednesday 16 November.
- ‘The Lion, the Children and the Bookcase: Anne Frank and C.S. Lewis’, Professor Margaret Reynolds’ inaugual lecture on Tuesday 29 November.
Jobs & Paid Internships
Student Photographer Position | QMSU | Application deadline: Fri 18 Nov 2016 | Rate: £9.39 per hour | Hours: Flexible
Do you have a passion for photography? Do you want to develop your skills by producing photographs for a wide range of projects and events? The Students’ Union is looking for enthusiastic students experienced in events photography to join our team as QMSU Student Photographers!
Marketing and Communications Manager | Wilton’s Music Hall | Application Deadline: Mon 12 Dec 2016 | £26k
The Marketing and Communications Manager is a key member of Wilton’s team and will be responsible for driving all marketing and communications activity for Wilton’s including our cultural programme, learning and participation programme and our commercial offer, creating effective and creative marketing strategies across print, broadcast and new media.
Opportunities & Volunteering
There’s lots of opportunities coming up to volunteer in the winter months. Help make something great happen in your community!
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Calls for Papers
Adapting Medieval and Early Modern Culture | 3 March 2017 | Centre for Adaptations | Trinity House, De Montfort University, Leicester
The convoluted histories of medieval and early modern monarchs, reformers and rebellions have inspired plays, novels, poems, fairy tales and a recent outpouring of popular medieval and early modern adaptations in novels, film and television, such as Merlin, The Game of Thrones, The Tudors and Wolf Hall. We invite proposals that discuss the adaptation of the medieval and early modern periods in film, television, animation, plays, novels and poetry.
Proposals of a maximum of 100 words should be sent to Cassandra Hunter by 15 December 2016. P11235624@my365.dmu.ac.uk
The conference is open to critical engagements with theatre, performance and employment across historical moments and geographical locations, including interdisciplinary approaches. We are seeking 20 minute papers and performative presentations that may be inspired by, but not limited to, the following topics:
- representations of (un)employment in performance
- automation / backstage labour / Front of House
- touring / working across borders
- familial labour / gendered experiences of labour
- contracts / pay / unions / strikes
- unemployment / benefits / workfare
- voluntary work / internships
- migration / workers’ rights
- freelancing / the gig economy / casualisation / precarity
- regulations / administration
- non-professional or amateur performance
- auditions / interviews / casting practices
Please send a 250 word abstract and short biography to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline: 12 December 2016