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Events in the School of Arts, Languages and Cultures

Walter Carroll Lunchtime Concert Series: Gamelan

13:10 - 14:00 09 May 2019

Second-year Music students on the Ensemble Performance module demonstrate their newly acquired expertise in Sundanese Gamelan Degung from West Java, Indonesia in an exciting concert of traditional, contemporary and brand new music, including special guest performers. This free event is part of the Walter Carroll Lunchtime Concert Series, whic..

Chinese Cookery Class: Tofu (Beancurd)

14:30 - 10 May 2019

The Confucius Institute is hosting a fun and hands-on cookery class led by Cracking Good Food, open to anyone that would love the chance to make their own authentic dish! During the 3 hour class you will learn a mixture of techniques to create some of China's most popular dishes. Learn how to make a dish with Tofu (Beancurd), which has very l..

Confucius Institute Film Club

15:00 - 17:00 15 May 2019

We are holding our Film Club, one of our intercultural activities for students once again from February! The club is providing a platform for students to engage in inter-cultural discussions on a wide variety of issues. Each week you will be invited to watch a couple of film clips around a specific topic and then discuss how this is represen..

Professorial Inaugural Lecture: Prof. Liam Harte

17:00 - 19:00 15 May 2019

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Sexuality Summer School Lecture, Elizabeth Freeman (UC Davis) ‘Queer Dialogues’ (with Jackie Stacey)

12:00 - 14:00 20 May 2019

Sexuality Summer School Lecture

Chinese Brush Painting

18:00 - 20:00 21 May 2019

Join us for our Chinese painting drop-in sessions, a new initiative with brush painting artist Stephen Woolley. Whether you would like to learn a new skill or are more experienced but appreciate some guidance on how to capture the spirit of an object with simple yet skilled brush strokes, our informal sessions are suitable for everyone and a f..

Retro(per)spective by Split Britches

19:00 - 20:30 21 May 2019

Written and Performed by Lois Weaver and Peggy Shaw. Including work created in collaboration with Deb Margolin, Holly Hughes, Stacy Makishi, Vivian Stoll, Stormy Brandenberger and Bette Bourne and Paul Shaw of Bloolips. Co-presented by the Drama Department and the Sexuality Summer School. Legendary lesbian feminist company Split Britches re..

Retro(per)spective by Split Britches

19:00 - 20:30 22 May 2019

Written and Performed by Lois Weaver and Peggy Shaw. Including work created in collaboration with Deb Margolin, Holly Hughes, Stacy Makishi, Vivian Stoll, Stormy Brandenberger and Bette Bourne and Paul Shaw of Bloolips. Co-presented by the Drama Department and the Sexuality Summer School. Legendary lesbian feminist company Split Britches re..

Sexuality Summer School Public Event: Sedgwick Memorial Symposium

10:00 - 21:00 22 May 2019

Public Event: Sedgwick Memorial Symposium In collaboration with the University of York and the Sedgwick Memorial Foundation 10-5: Dialogues on Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick's A Dialogue on Love Jason Edwards and Angus Brown Meg Boulton and Mary Baine Campbell Victoria Coulson and Monica Pearl Kathryn R. Kent and Jonathan Flatley Jane Hu and Sarah M..

Sexuality Summer School Public Lecture: Madhavi Menon (Ashoka University)

17:00 - 19:00 23 May 2019

Public Lecture: Madhavi Menon (Ashoka University, India and author of A History of Desire in India) ‘The History of Desire in India: Dialogues with Queer Theory’ Part of Sexuality Summer School: Queer Dialogues, 20-24 May 2019, University of Manchester