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Events in the School of Arts, Languages and Cultures

University of Manchester Drama Society: MIFTAs

19:00 - 20:30 13 February 2019

The University of Manchester Drama Society usher in the start of their innovative and inventive MIFTA season with this first production. The most prestigious season of productions in the Drama Society's calendar, MIFTAs are always sure to excite and entertain with their originality and variety. With the season home to some of the stars of the..

CTIS Seminar: Retranslating Zola in Stereo: Working with/against Vizetelly

14:00 - 15:30 14 February 2019

University of Manchester Drama Society: MIFTAs

19:00 - 20:30 14 February 2019

The University of Manchester Drama Society usher in the start of their innovative and inventive MIFTA season with this first production. The most prestigious season of productions in the Drama Society's calendar, MIFTAs are always sure to excite and entertain with their originality and variety. With the season home to some of the stars of the..

Walter Carroll Lunchtime Concert Series: Rob Hall and Chick Lyall (followed by a workshop)

13:10 - 14:00 14 February 2019

Rob Hall (saxes, clarinets, wind synth) Chick Lyall (piano, electronics) In a partnership spanning over a decade and five CDs, the improvisational synergy between composers Rob Hall and Chick Lyall has been described as "tremendous" by the Sunday Herald and having "great empathy as performers with impeccable taste" by Jazzwise. This event is..

Gestures: Writing that Moves Between

19:30 - 21:00 15 February 2019

Vahni Capildeo’s poetry includes Measures of Expatriation (Forward Prize, Best Collection, 2016) and Venus as a Bear (Poetry Book Society Choice, 2018). Skin Can Hold, their seventh full-length book (Carcanet, forthcoming 2018), arises from experimental theatre. Their non-fiction, on topics ranging from mannequins to masquerade to microtrave..

MUMS Lunchtime Concerts: New Sounds

13:10 - 14:00 15 February 2019

Come and enjoy a lunchtime concert performed by the Manchester University Music Society. These concerts are free, no need to book just turn up. In this free public lunchtime concert, you have the opportunity to hear some of Manchester University Music Society’s newest and best student compositions. Comprising of varying forces and styles, t..

University of Manchester Drama Society: MIFTAs

19:00 - 20:30 15 February 2019

The University of Manchester Drama Society usher in the start of their innovative and inventive MIFTA season with this first production. The most prestigious season of productions in the Drama Society's calendar, MIFTAs are always sure to excite and entertain with their originality and variety. With the season home to some of the stars of the..

LITERATURE LIVE: Cathleen Miller and Horatio Clare

19:30 - 21:00 18 February 2019

Cathleen Miller is a visiting Fulbright Scholar and Distinguished Chair of the Humanities at the University of Manchester. She is a bestselling author whose biography of UN leader Nafis Sadik, Champion of Choice, was named one of the top ten biographies of 2013 by the American Library Association. Desert Flower, the life story of Somali nomad..

'Guns and Rosaries: Lepanto and Calvino-Turcismus in Antwerp’s Dominican Church' - Adam Sammut

17:00 - 18:30 20 February 2019

As part of the Art History Research Seminar series, Adam Sammut (PhD Candidate, Department of History of Art, University of York) will be presenting his paper: 'Guns and Rosaries: Lepanto and Calvino-Turcismus in Antwerp’s Dominican Church'

GDI Lecture Series: Blood Bricks: Untold Stories of Modern Slavery and Climate Change from Cambodia with Prof Katherine Brickell

17:00 - 18:30 20 February 2019

The Global Development Institute is pleased to host Prof Kate Brickell as part of the GDI Lecture Series, talking about: Blood Bricks: Untold Stories of Modern Slavery and Climate Change from Cambodia Cambodia is in the midst of a construction boom. The building of office blocks, factories, condominiums, housing estates, hotels, and shopping..