Paul Allain specialises in actor training, Eastern and East European/Russian Theatre forms including the work of Gardzienice, Grotowski and Andrei Droznin.
History of Art
Dr Shaun May publishes 'Rethinking Practice as Research and the Cognitive Turn'
Dr Shaun May’s new book Rethinking Practice as Research and the Cognitive Turn is due out on Wednesday 14th October, and is available to pre-order from Palgrave (with a 30% discount!) here. There is also a sample chapter – the introduction to the book – available to download. Rethinking Practice as Research and the Cognitive Turn The last 15 years has seen an explosion of studies that u...
8 October 2015
National Student Survey Results 2015
The National Student Survey Results 2015 for Drama and Film have been released and we are happy to announce our results. Overall Satisfaction: Film has been ranked 6th in the UK with a score of 93% satisfied with the course. Drama has an overall satisfaction score of 81%. History of Art has an overall satisfaction score of 96%. Other observations: 91% of Drama students said that staff were enthusiastic about what they are teaching. 95% of Film students ag...
1 October 2015
Centre for Cognition, Kinesthetics and Performance Research Seminar
Please join us for the first Centre for Cognition, Kinesthetics and Performance research seminar of the year on: Wednesday 7th October, 5.30pm – 7pm in Jarman 2 Re-Presenting CKP: selected papers from the 2015 Theatre and Performance Research Association annual conference. Three members of the Centre will present short papers on their current research. Roanna Mitchell 'Body Anxiety in Drama Schools: what a...
1 October 2015
Prof Paul Allain becomes member of Academia Europaea
After a nomination and rigorous peer review process, Professor Paul Allain is delighted to have been selected to be a member of the Academia Europaea. He will work in the new section Film, Media and Visual Studies, which has grown out of the Literary and Theatrical Studies group. He will be joining a distinguished list of European scholars from several disciplines. This pan-European organisation aims to advance excellence in scholarship in the humanities as ...
29 September 2015
Prof. Peter Boenisch invited to be Fellow at International Research College
During the academic year 2015/16, the School of Art's Peter M Boenisch, Professor of European Theatre, is a Fellow at the International Research College "Interweaving Performance Cultures" at Berlin/Germany. The College, funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research, invites around ten Fellows from across the globe every year in order to investigate processes in which different cultures meet...
28 September 2015