Duška Radosavljevic specialises in British and European theatre practice and has worked with the RSC and many other theatre companies and festivals.
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Dr Duška Radosavljevic
Professor Paul Allain
Paul Allain specialises in actor training, Eastern and East European/Russian Theatre forms including the work of Gardzienice, Grotowski and Andrei Droznin.
Clio BarnardClio Barnard teaches practical film-making. Her debut feature film ‘The Arbor’ won multiple awards.
Dr Helen Brooks
Helen Brooks teaches and publishes on theatre history from the eighteenth-century to the early twentieth-century.
Dr Oliver Double
Olly Double’s teaching and research interests in popular performance are inspired by his previous career as a stand up comedian.
Professor Tim Howle
Tim Howle’s interests include developing composition, primarily sonic art, acoustic music and music for experimental video.
Dr Tamar Jeffers McDonald
Hollywood, romantic comedy and American film history are the focus of Tamar Jeffers-McDonald’s teaching and research.
Dr Rosemary Klich
Rosemary Klich has teaching and research interests in multimedia theatre and audience participation
Dr Michael Newall
Michael Newall’s expertise spans art history, theory and philosophy including contemporary art and Australian art.
Dermot O’Brien's theatre industry and Arts Council background helps bring real world challenges to his teaching at Kent.
Ken Pickering is a founding figure of Performing Arts higher education in the UK, a prolific author and experienced professional director.
Dr Grant Pooke
Grant Pooke has interests across contemporary art and visual arts related journalism and criticism including the art history of the Cold War.
Dr Cecilia Sayad
Cecilia's teaching focuses on the modern American horror film, Latin American cinema and an MA module, Film & Modernity. Her research interests include film authorship and criticism and the horror genre.
Professor Nicola Shaughnessy
Nicola Shaughnessy leads the ‘Imagining Autism’ project and directs the Centre for Cognition, Kinesthetics and Performance.
Professor Robert Shaughnessy
Robert Shaughnessy is a Shakespearean scholar with publications in the fields of Shakespearean performance, film, and popular culture.
Prof. Murray Smith
Murray Smith directs the Aesthetics Research Group and his interests include film theory and the philosophy of film.
Professor Peter Stanfield
Peter Stanfield’s teaches Hollywood film production and publishes widely on post-War American genre films.
Dr Melissa Trimingham
Contemporary performance, puppetry, the Bauhaus stage and applied theatre are all central to Melissa Trimingham’s teaching and research.
Dr Angeliki Varakis-MartinAngeliki Varakis-Martin specialises in the acting techniques of Greek theatre, including masked acting
CANCELLED – Research Seminar: "Matisse, Bergson, Debussy and creative process 1896-1903"
Please note this event has been cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances, it will be rescheduled shortly. The Art History Research Centre are pleased to announce their next event taking place on Friday 6th December 4.00-6.00pm in Keynes LT2. The talk will be given by Charlotte de Mille on "Matisse, Bergson, Debussy and creative process 1896-1903". This discussion of...
6th December 2013
Guitar Heroes in Music Education?
The University of Kent is to become part of a new research network which aims to shape the future of innovation in the games industry. Dr David Roesner, Senior Lecturer in Drama and Theatre in the School of Arts, will lead on a research project titled 'Guitar Heroes in Music Education? Music-based video games and their potential for musical performative creativity'. The research will connect arts and humanities academics with video game designers, ...
4th December 2013
CHASE and 50th Anniversary University Scholarships
The Faculty of Humanities at the University of Kent, as a partner within the Consortium for Humanities and Arts in the South East (CHASE), has been successful in its bid to the Arts and Humanities Research Council to establish a 5-year doctoral training partnership that will create over 230 PhD studentships across the participating institutions, the Universities of Kent, East Anglia, Sussex, Essex, the Open University, Goldsmiths and the Courtauld Institute ...
29th November 2013
The exhibition 'Visions of Utopia: Soviet Posters of the 1920s and 1930s from the Marx Library Collection' at Pushkin House (5a Bloomsbury Square, London, WC1A 2TA) is the most recent by-product of Grant Pooke's long-term research on this rediscovered cache of posters. He is also presenting new research on Frances Klingender, the subject of his major 2008 monograph, in the paper 'Klingender's Goya, the Zhdanovshchina and the New Left' at the Social and Human Scie...
27th November 2013
Alfred Drury exhibition
The Victorian sculptor Alfred Drury is the focus of the latest exhibition at the Studio 3 gallery in the Jarman Building. The show was curated by Ben Thomas, who spoke on Drury at the conference staged by the Henry Moore Institute, Leeds in connection with their current exhibition 'The Age of Innocence: Replicating the Ideal Portrait in the New Sculpture Movement'. The exhibition, which will move on in the New Year to The Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery in Leeds, is suppor...
27th November 2013