School of Arts

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    We offer a comprehensive suite of programmes to suit a range of interests relating to theatre.
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    We have been at the forefront of developing film studies as an academic subject for over 30 years.
  4. History of Art

    History of Art

    History of Art

    We offer a range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes that explore the history and theory of art.
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ETRN to host Kantor Symposium in September

The European Theatre Research Network (ETRN) and School of Arts will be hosting a Symposium to celebrate the life and work of the Polish theatre director and visual artist Tadeusz Kantor on 18-19th September. This event is also being run in conjunction with the Polish Cultural Institute, London and the Institute of Adam Mickiewicz, Warsaw. More information on the symposium can be found here.

23 July 2015

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Fine Art Lecturer, Adam Chodzko, Shortlisted for Derek Jarman Film Award

Congratulations to Adam Chodzko, Senior Lecturer in Fine Art who has been shortlisted for the Derek Jarman Film Award alongside 5 other film makers and directors. The award (and also our School of Arts building) is named after film maker Derek Jarman. Adrian Wootton, chief executive of Film London, the body that organises the award, said it “showcases some of the UK’s most interesting artists working with the mo...

23 July 2015

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Leverhulme Trust award

Professor Paul Allain has received  £76,980 from the Leverhulme Trust over two years for a research grant. The project is titled ‘Physical Actor Training – an Online A-Z and ebook', and is to make films and companion commentaries for Methuen Drama Bloomsbury. Our former colleague Prof Frank Camilleri is Co-I, who will be visiting for the project, and we will be appointing a research assistant with experience of digital manipulation of film material and online ...

3 July 2015

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Arts Admin Team Highly Commended at THELMAs

Congratulations to our admin team who have been ‘Highly Commended’ at the Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards 2015 in the category of Outstanding Departmental Administration Team. Our admin team was commended for: high-quality support for students with disabilities professional research support for the REF (Research Excellence Framework) submission setting up the Kent Arts Network for alumni and partners in the creative ...

2 July 2015

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Save the date for the Beacon Institute Lighthouse Launch Event

The Beacon Institute, Brompton Academy and the School of Arts cordially invite you to… The Beacon Institute Lighthouse Launch Event At The Covered Courtyard, Historic Dockyard, Chatham 26 SEPTEMBER 2015 6-8pm You are warmly invited to celebrate the inaugural year of the University of Kent’s Beacon Institute: Illuminating Arts and Science.  Lighthouses are the symbol for this live interdisciplinary vent...

2 July 2015

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Last Updated: 12/05/2015