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  • You are warmly invited to attend Professor Peter Stanfield's Professorial Lecture, which will be on his latest research project, Hoodlum Movies: seriality and the outlaw biker film cycle, 1966-1972. The lecture takes place in ELT2 on Thursday 22nd March from 17:30-20:00. From The Wild Angels in 1966 until its conclusion in 1972, the cycle of outlaw motorcycle films contained forty-odd formulaic examples. All but one were made by independent companies th... Continue

  • Professor Kenneth Pickering, an Honorary Professor in the School of Arts’ Drama Department is being awarded a Doctor of Letters from the University of West London (London College of Music) later this year. The award is to celebrate Professor Pickering’s recognition as a role model for University’s students through his professional profile and experience. In the early 1960s Professor Pickering gained the As... Continue

  • The Art History & Visual Cultures Research Centre invites you to a research seminar with: Marco Delogu, Director, Italian Cultural Institute From Portraits to Landscape: A Journey on Intimate Photography Wednesday 21st March 2018 at 5pm in Keynes Seminar Room 11, University of Kent There will also be an opportunity to purchase a signed copy of Marco Delogu's latest book 'Asinara' Ma... Continue

  • The Aesthetics Research Centre invites you to a research seminar with Michael Gill, Professor of Philosophy at the University of Arizona  'Shaftesbury on Life as a Work of Art'  Wednesday 17th January 2018 at 5pm in Keynes Seminar Room 17, University of Kent  In the first decade of the eighteenth-century Anthony Ashley Cooper, the third Earl of Shaftesbury, said that we ought to live our lives as t... Continue

  • Drawing Together This workshop was organised by the Art History and Visual Cultures research centre in partnership with The Courtauld Insitute's research seminar. Space constraints in the Courtauld's print room meant that it was by invitation only. The act of drawing is a journey of discovery. Whether the artist is working from a model, memory or the imagination, the process of drawing offers a series of encounter... Continue

  • Dr Mattias Frey, one of the University of Kent’s Readers in Film Studies has been interviewed by the Swiss cinephile magazine FILMEXPLORER regarding his research into film criticism. Follow the link for the full interview: Continue

  • A huge congratulations to Dr Ben Thomas and co-curator, Catherine Whistler for being awarded the highly prestigious Apollo Magazine Exhibition of the Year Prize for ‘Raphael: The Drawings‘ recently showcased at the Ashmolean. For more information: Continue

  • The Art History & Visual Cultures Research Centre invites you to a research seminar with Eric Robertson, Professor of Modern French Literary and Visual Culture at Royal Holloway, University of London Curating the Poetry of Form Wednesday 6th December 2017 at 6pm in Keynes Seminar Room 15, University of Kent 'Arp: the Poetry of Forms', currently showing at Turner Contemporary, is the first large-scale exhibit... Continue

  • The Art History & Visual Cultures Research Centre invites you to a research seminar with Claudia La Malfa, The American University of Rome Collecting Raphael’s drawings in an artist workshop. Francesco Villamena’s prints after Raphael and his collection of Raphael’s drawings Tuesday 14th November 2017 at 6pm in Keynes Seminar Room 6, University of Kent Francesco Villamena, born in Assisi, c. 1564, was... Continue

  • The Popular and Comic Performance Research Centre (PCP) invite you to a Public Engagement Event Post-show discussion with Mark Thomas, following A Show That Gambles on the Future Wednesday 22 November, 7.30pm, Gulbenkian Theatre, University of Kent Tickets:  More about the PCP Research Centre The Popular and Comic Performance (PCP) research centre brings together academics from a range o... Continue

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