School of Arts News
VOICES OF THE GREAT WAR
3 March 2017
On 19th February 2017 at the Theatre Royal Brighton, the Threadbare Theatre Company, in association with Gateways to the First World War and Dr Helen Brooks, presented two short plays from iconic writers of the era: The Boy Comes Home by A.A.Milne (Winnie-the-Pooh) and The New Word byJ.M.Barrie (Peter Pan) which were written during one of the most troubling times our country has ever seen, a war that would change the face of the modern world. Click the links above to watch videos of the ...
Join 'Recovering First World War Theatre'
27 February 2017
An invitation to join Recovering First World War Theatre… A nationwide community project researching war plays written and performed during the Great War. Are you interested in the First World War? Do you like learning about theatrical and cultural history? Would you like to research long-lost plays? Are you looking to develop new skills? If so, then here is a chance to be part of an exciting research project run by Dr Helen Brooks, Gat...
Drama MA Taster Workshops
13 February 2017
Theatre Making | Stand Up Comedy | Physical Acting | Creative Producing | European Theatre See the campus, meet the staff, experience a taste of the work. Book your place by Thursday 2nd March here. For more course information see http://www.kent.ac.uk/arts/study/postgraduate.html or email F.Vass-Rhee@kent.ac.uk
School of Arts Success in Research Prizes
13 February 2017
Congratulations to Dr Mattias Frey and Professor Martin Hammer who have both been awarded Faculty of Humanities Research Prizes. The Prizes recognise exceptional achievements in research and are open to all research active staff and doctoral students at Kent. Prof. Martin Hammer has received the Faculty of Humanities Prize for Advanced Research and Dr Mattias Frey has been awarded the Faculty of Humanities Prize for Consolidator Research.
Humanities MA Fair
6 February 2017
Wednesday 1st March, 4pm-5pm Jarman Studio 1, University of Kent, Canterbury Thinking about postgraduate study in the Humanities? Come along to our MA fair to get more information about masters programmes and application advice from: Architecture American Studies Arts (Drama, Film and History of Art) English History Medieval and Early Modern Studies Classical & Archaeological Studies Comparative Literature English Language & Linguistics Modern Languages Philosophy Religious Studies ...
Dr Shaun May Receives Arts Council Funding for Autism Festival
3 February 2017
Congratulations to Drama lecturer Dr Shaun May who has been awarded Arts Council funding for his Autism Arts Festival to be held on Canterbury Campus on Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th April 2017. This is a two-day festival of arts by and for people on the autistic spectrum, which will take place across the Gulbenkian, Jarman, Lupino and Grimmond buildings on campus. The Autism Arts Festival has two key aims. First, it is int...
Digital Doris Receives Nominet Funding
13 January 2017
Congratulations to Sian Stevenson and Moving Memory Dance Theatre Company who have been awarded funding from the Nominet Trust to develop ‘Digital Doris’ – a portable digital 'kit' which helps give older people the freedom to express themselves through movement and dance. The Moving Memory Dance Theatre Company developed Digital Doris to overcome the challenges older people face during movement-based workshops held in residen...
Short Courses at Tonbridge
11 January 2017
Short courses at our Tonbridge Centre allows you to spend time exploring a subject purely for interest, among like-minded people, without formal assessment. The University’s Tonbridge Centre is a small and friendly centre dedicated to part-time study, located just 5 minutes walk from Tonbridge railway station. Details of upcoming courses can be found here. Spring Short Courses – Intro to PG Study Spring and Summer Short Courses and Personal Development Full course info is availabl...
London Physical Acting Taster Workshop Announced for Spring 2017
11 January 2017
The MA Physical Acting explores physical training for actors and performance practice. The programme, which is based on a sustained and sophisticated engagement with this specialist aspect of theatre practice, gives you the opportunity to work in solo practice and as part of an ensemble, using the body and voice as entry-points to performance. Saturday 25 February 2017, 11.30am -1.30pm Location: Siobhan Davies S...
Prof. Tom Henry Launches Italian Renaissance Document Site
13 December 2016
The Italian Renaissance Document Site (IRDS) has been launched. With support from the Samuel H. Kress Foundation's Digital Resources Grant Program, this website makes available full transcriptions of primary documentation for ten Italian Renaissance artists: Piero della Francesca, Benozzo Gozzoli, Benedetto Bonfigli, Pietro Perugino, Bartolomeo della Gatta, Luca Signorelli, Giovanni Santi, Francesco di Giorgio, Neroccio de' Landi, and Raphael. It h...