History of Art


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  • Grant Pooke
    Dr Grant Pooke
    Senior Lecturer
    Grant Pooke has interests across contemporary art and visual arts relat...
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  • Maarten Steenhagen
      Maarten Steenhagen
    Associate Lecturer
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  • Jonathan Friday
    Dr Jonathan Friday
    Senior Lecturer
    Jonathan Friday specialises in the aesthetics of photography and the hi...
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  • Christina Lodder
    Professor Christina Lodder
    Honorary Professor
    Christina Lodder is an internationally-renowned specialist in Russian m...
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  • Michael Newall
    Dr Michael Newall
    Senior Lecturer
    Michael Newall?s expertise spans art history, theory and philosophy inc...
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  • Ben Thomas
    Dr Ben Thomas
    Senior Lecturer
    Ben Thomas is an art historian who has developed approaches that put ac...
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  • Martin Hammer
    Professor Martin Hammer
    Martin Hammer is a specialist in modern art, with a particular interest...
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  • Hans Maes
    Dr Hans Maes
    Senior Lecturer
    Hans Maes specialises in the philosophy of art and aesthetics including...
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  • Tom Henry
    Professor Tom Henry
    Professor of History of Art
    Tom Henry is a specialist in Italian renaissance art, with a particular...
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  • Paloma Atencia-Linares
    Dr Paloma Atencia-Linares
    Paloma Atencia-Linares specialises in aesthetics and the philosophy of ...
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Beacon Event: Film, Art, and the Third Culture

Film, Art, and the Third Culture Wednesday 18 November, Jarman Studio 2 Murray Smith, Professor of Film at the University of Kent, will deliver the inaugural Beacon Institute for Art and Science Annual Lecture. Drawing on his forthcoming book, and with a nod towards the ‘two cultures’ debate triggered by C.P Snow, Professor Smith will discuss the prospects for a 'third culture' integrating the knowledge, goals and methods of the arts an...

3 September 2015

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Book now for our Arts at Kent Day!

On Saturday 7th November 2015 from 10am-4pm, we will be holding our Arts at Kent Day which is part of the Humanities at Kent Day here at the University of Kent. Prospective Undergraduate applicants are invited to come along to spend a day with us in the School of Arts and experience what it is like to be a student with us by taking part in Drama, Film, History of Art or Media Arts taster sessions. You will get a real flavour for the topics we teach, be taugh...

2 September 2015

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Register Now for New York Trip 2016

Following the huge success of previous School of Arts trips, we will once again be organising an excursion to New York in February 2016! The trip is open to all current School of Arts undergraduate and postgraduate students and is designed to provide you with an opportunity to explore the famous city and enhance your learning experience outside of lectures and seminars. For example, Drama and Film scholars will find the Bill Rose Theatre Collection in the NY...

14 August 2015

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Join us for the 50th Festival!

Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th September is the University of Kent’s 50th Festival, part of the 50th anniversary celebrations. The School of Arts will be hosting lots of events throughout the weekend. Why not come up to the Canterbury Campus and join us? 50th Film Festival: The Greatest Films of All Time! and the Greatest Children’s Films of All Time! Sat 5th-Sun 6th September Lupino Cinema, FREE and free popcorn FILM FESTIVAL TICKETS CHILDREN’S FILM FESTIVAL TICKETS Facebook E...

13 August 2015

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Clearing at Kent

Clearing at Kent is now open and the School of Arts has a limited number of vacancies for good candidates on our Drama, Film and History of Art programmes.   To view the list of Clearing vacancies and submit your application, please visit the Kent Clearing site.

4 August 2015

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