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Art Matters // Symposium on Art and Politics

15TH NOVEMBER 2014 | TURNER CONTEMPORARY, MARGATE - FOYLE ROOM Philosophers of art and art historians will debate how we might understand the relationship between art and politics. Is all art political? Is there a difference between political art and propaganda? Can art make a real political impact, or does it just preach to the converted? What are the most useful theoretical models for thinking about the political dimension of art? Such broad issues are com...

23rd October 2014

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Upcoming Artist Talks from Hannah Rickards and Lindsay Seers

Artist Talks are hosted by The School of Music and Fine Arts at The University of Kent in Medway. Thursday 23rd Oct at 5.30pm and  Thursday 30th Oct at 5.30pm. Clocktower Building Lecture Theatre. University of Kent Chatham Historic Dockyard Kent ME4 4TE These talks are free. Everyone welcome. ********************************************* The next Artist Talk in the series will be by Hannah Rickards on Thursday 23...

22nd October 2014

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CHASE AHRC Studentship Competition 2015

The University of Kent is proud to be part of the Consortium for the Humanities and the Arts South-East England (CHASE) which was awarded a £17million Doctoral Training Partnership by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) in October 2013. Our partners include The Courtauld Institute of Art, Goldsmiths, the Open University, and the Universities of East Anglia, Essex, and Sussex. CHASE is one of only 11 UK AHRC-funded Doctoral Training Partners...

22nd October 2014

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'Imagining Autism and Surprising Knowledges'

Melissa Trimingham, Senior Lecturer in Drama at The University of Kent will be giving a talk at St Andrew's University on Wednesday 22nd October about the Imagining Autism Project. 'Imagining Autism and Surprising Knowledges' The 'fundamental premise' of 'Knowing from the Inside' is that 'knowledge grows from our practical and observational engagement with beings and things around us. Knowledge, we contend, comes from think...

20th October 2014

Cognitive approaches to audience and emotion: historical perspectives

A colloquium sponsored by The Centre for Cognition, Kinesthetics and Performance and The Beacon Institute Department of Drama and Theatre, University of Kent October 28, 18:00 20:00 Jarman 1 Speakers:   Angeliki Varakis-Martin (Lecturer in Drama) Positive emotion and cognition in the spectating of Aristophanic comedy What can positive psychology tell us about the ancient audience's experience of Aristophanic com...

15th October 2014

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