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    We have been at the forefront of developing film studies as an academic subject for over 30 years.
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    We offer a range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes that explore the history and theory of art.
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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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'From Young Soul Rebels to Grumpy Old Men:The Film and Music Criticism of Armond White and Paul Gilroy'

Wednesday 29th October, 5pm 7pm, KLT5 CISFMI Guest Lecture Professor Daniel McNeil, Carleton University 'From Young Soul Rebels to Grumpy Old Men:The Film and Music Criticism of Armond White and Paul Gilroy' On the 11th of January 2010, Armond White hosted the annual gala and seventy-fifth anniversary celebrations of the New York Film Critics Circle (NYFCC). He delivered a char...

14th October 2014

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Transitions Symposium at Birkbeck College

Transitions, the 5th annual symposium promoting new research and multi-disciplinary academic study of comics/ comix/ manga/ bande dessinée and other forms of sequential art, will take place at Birkbeck College in London, on Saturday 25th October 2014.   Keynote speakers:  Dr Jason Dittmer (UCL) 'Comics as Assemblages: Thinking Topologically and Materially About Graphic Narratives' Dr Antonio Lazaro-Reboll (University of Kent) ...

14th October 2014

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Film65

As part of the 50th Anniversary Celebrations, The School of Arts are teaming up with The Gulbenkian to bring you 'Film65,' A yearlong series of films all made in 1965, each introduced by a name speaker. 1965 was a year when era-defining singles like The Beatles' 'Ticket to Ride' and 'Help!' , and the Stones' 'Satisfaction' and 'Get Off Of My Cloud', were outsold by The Seekers' 'I'll Never Find Another You' and Ken Dodd&apo...

14th October 2014

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