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School of Arts, Languages and Cultures

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Events in the School of Arts, Languages and Cultures

Ehrhardt Seminar: Nicholas Kay (King’s College, London) ‘The Concept of ??? in 11Q19: Spatiality’

14:00 - 16:00 05 March 2020

The Centre for Biblical Studies weekly seminar series. These seminars are free with no registration required. Seminars last 90 minutes including a 30 minute Q&A session. Tea and biscuits to follow. For more on the Center for Biblical Studies, please see our website at http://www.alc.manchester.ac.uk/religions-and-theology/research/centre-for-..

History Research Seminar: Clare Hickman (University of Newcastle) - 'Pine Fresh: A history of pine aroma and health from the sanatorium to the domestic bathroom'

16:15 - 05 March 2020

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Samuel Ferguson Lecture 2020: Professor Catherine Keller (Drew University) “Creep of the Apocalypse: Climate, Capital, and Democracy”

16:00 - 17:30 05 March 2020

The Religions & Theology research seminar takes place on alternate Thursdays. These seminars are free with no registration required. Seminars last 90 minutes including a 30 minute Q&A session.

WCLC: Black Voices Lunchtime Concert (part of the Musica Festival 2020)

13:10 - 14:00 05 March 2020

Come along to the Martin Harris Centre and experience the exceptional sounds of Black Voices - an all-female a cappella collective who are globally celebrated for their stunning voices and the unique form of vocal music they bring to the world stage. Black Voices have toured the world supporting incredible singers including Ray Charles, Nina S..

MUMS - Musica Festival

13:10 - 14:00 06 March 2020

Female music-making has been long underappreciated in the Western music world. Join the student-founded Musica group to celebrate women in music. In this concert, they explore female composers and compositions, performed by our own students. Price: Free

PGR Symposium in Latin American and Caribbean Studies

10:00 - 17:00 06 March 2020

The Centre for Latin American and Caribbean Studies at Manchester would like to invite PhD students working in Latin American and Caribbean Studies at the Universities of Manchester, Liverpool and Lancaster to participate in a PG symposium funded by the North West Consortium Doctoral Training Partnership. The event will take place on Friday..

The University of Manchester Symphony Orchestra

19:00 - 21:00 07 March 2020

The University of Manchester Symphony Orchestra presents a concert full of the Manchester spirit. Emeritus Professor John Casken’s Maharal Dreaming and a new work by postgraduate student Yuhao Wu are complemented by Bartók’s Viola Concerto featuring alumni Dominic Skingle. Price: £10.50 / £6.50 / £3 To book please visit https://tiny..

CoMA Contemporary Music for all Festival

08 March 2020

CoMAFest: Contemporary Music for All Join players, singers and audience in a day of workshops and rehearsals of exciting new music. These workshops will culminate in an evening concert of world premieres and Stephen Montague’s iconic Chorale for the Cauldrons of Hell. Key information Open Score Workshop Ensemble • 10.30am to 1pm..

Literature Live: Vahni Capildeo, Anthony Caleshu and Peter Gizzi

18:30 - 19:45 09 March 2020

Please be aware this event will run at 6.30pm in the International Anthony Burgess Foundation and will be hosted by Carcanet. It will mark the launch of Carcanet’s edition of Gizzi’s work, Sky Burial: New and Selected Poems. Vahni Capildeo is a Trinidadian Scottish writer inspired by other voices, ranging from live Caribbean Connexions an..

MUMS - Paganini Violin Concerto No. 1

13:10 - 14:00 11 March 2020

MUMS Chamber Orchestra accompanies soloist Sebastian Mueller performing Paganini’s fierce Violin Concerto No. 1, renowned for its extreme demands on the soloist with its fiendishly tricky virtuosic solo part. Price: Free