School of Arts

  1. Arts Studio

    Arts Studio

    Arts Studio

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  2. Drama

     Drama

    Drama

    We offer a comprehensive suite of programmes to suit a range of interests relating to theatre.
  3. Film

     Film

    Film

    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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Senior Lecturer Success for the School of Arts

Congratulations to Dr Helen Brooks (Drama), Dr Cecilia Sayad (Film), Dr Ben Thomas (History of Art) and Jayne Thompson (Drama) who have been promoted to Senior Lecturer in the School of Arts. Every year the University recognises the success of individual members of staff and this year was no exception with over 50 academic staff celebrating promotions. Marion Fanthorpe, Interim HR Director said: 'We have continued to have high numbers of applications fo...

13th November 2014

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Professor Allain launching book in New Delhi

Professor Paul Allain, lecturer in Drama at the School of Arts, is currently at The Polish Institute in New Delhi where he is launching his new book "Acting with Grotowski: Theatre as a Field for Experiencing Life" by Zbigniew Cynkutis, Paul Allain and Khalid Tyabji. He will be launching it on Saturday 15th November at 6.00 pm in the India International Centre, Lecture Room II, Annexe You can find more information on the Polish Institute, New Delhi here...

11th November 2014

KIASH: Humanities 2015

Humanities 2015 is a new initiative from KIASH which seeks to investigate how research is done right across the Faculty of Humanities. We have assembled panels of academics to discuss what their research is currently investigating, why research is important to them, to the University, to their scholarly community and to the public. We will also discuss how academics balance time for all their research ideas, priorities such as the REF, and all the myriad things each academic does in a 21st ce...

4th November 2014

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ETRN: Translating Theatre: Greek Tragedy in Europe Today

An afternoon of practical workshops and discussions with European theatre practitioners Thursday 4 December 2014, 14.00 - 20.30 Europe House, 32 Smith Square, London SW1P 3EU Admission *free*, booking essential This event is organized by Geraldine Brodie (University College London) and Margherita Laera (University of Kent) on behalf of the European Commission Representation in London This symposium brings together theatre, classics and translation scholars,...

23rd October 2014

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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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