Welcome back for your weekly events and opportunities digest #7 for the autumn semester.
Please do get in touch if you have any listings for our next edition coming out on Wednesday 22 November 2017.
THIS WEEK (WEDNESDAY TO WEDNESDAY)
This week’s paper:
‘Editing the Cambridge Edition of the Complete Works of Aphra Behn‘
Queen Mary Archives at Queen Mary University of London have recently acquired the Ian Hinchliffe archive. To mark this acquisition, Afterlives is an evening of talks, screenings and performances that will consider archives and legacies in relation to performance art and live art, through the art and lives of four extraordinary and influential artists who died in recent years: Ian Hinchliffe, Rose Finn-Kelcey, Lol Coxhill and Roger Ely.
QM Shakespeare presents: The Taming of the Shrew | Friday 17 and Saturday 18 November | 7.30pm | Pinter Studio
Padua is a brokerage firm. Katharina and Bianca are two sisters with senior positions in the company. It’s 2008. The recession hits. Bianca is well admired by suitors, whilst Katharina is too busy dealing with the struggling financial climate. After her father insists she marry Petruchio, a visiting employee with a hot-tempered nature, she is faced with keeping the company from falling into crippling debt whilst all the while living with a man who gains pleasure from her suffering.
Tickets: £6 (Regular) or £4 (QM Shakespeare members). An annual membership (QM Students) is £3 and this entitles you to discounts to our events.
Cast: Alice Wilson, Aoife Jane, Arjun Takhar, Charlie Spragg, Daniella Harrison, Freya Helton, Hannah Meyer, Marie Sadd, Max Griggs, Maximillian Chapman, Rhea Cosford and Sophie Howard.
Directed by Joseph Winer
Assistant Director: Thyrza Abrahams
Stage Manager: Samantha Yang
Lighting and Sound Design: Jordan Bassett and Stephanie Masserick
Costume Design: Alice Sinis
Writeidea Festival | Friday 17-Sunday 19 November | Ideastore Tower Hamlets | Free
The ninth Writeidea Festival, Tower Hamlets Council’s unique free reading festival, will take place at Idea Store Whitechapel over the weekend of 17 – 19 November 2017.
We have some fantastic speakers again this year including Stella Duffy, Alan Dein, The Gentle Author and Irenosen Okojie. FREE tickets are now available for all the events
Geo-Politics And Fairytales Abound as Part of A Season Of Bangla Drama | Friday 17-Sunday 19 November | Various venues in Tower Hamlets
A Season of Bangla Drama continues this weekend (17th – 19th Nov) with two geo-political plays and one fairy-tale!
Celebrate creativity for good. Find out how non-profits and individual action are driving social change. Be inspired and empowered by the actions of others. Discover opportunities to use your time and talent to help #createchange.
Jobs & Paid Internships
We are looking for friendly team members to join our Box Office and Reception team, providing box office support (both in person and on the phone), as well as welcoming people to our building and dealing with email queries.
Opportunities & Volunteering
One project in indexing and another photography based at this amazing archive of local history on the edge of Queen Mary campus.
Calls for Papers
No listings this week.
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