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December 2017

BCMCR Research Seminar: Queer Cinema and Cultural Translation

December 13 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Parkside – P424, Cardigan Street
Birmingham, West Midlands B4 7BD
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Free registration at this link Jose Arroyo (University of Warwick) Queer Cinema and Cultural Translation: Almodóvar’s The Law of Desire (1987) Law of Desire is a gay triangle in the melodramatic mode but shot through with camp so as to be both distancing and emotionally involving, eliciting laughter AND tears. It is a landmark film in the lgbtq cannon, eschewing any reference to the AIDS pandemic which blighted so many lives in the 80s and 90s, but embodying fluid and inclusive representations of…

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PhD Christmas Party

December 13 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Gin Vault, 16 Gas Street
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Free 22 spots left

Celebrate 2017 and catch up with other PhD researchers at the PGR Studio Christmas Party! Join us for drinks and merriment at The Gin Vault on the evening of Wednesday the 13th December. *Christmas jumper optional* Book your free place using the RSVP below.

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Conservatoire PGR Study day

December 14
Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, 200 Jennens Road
Birmingham, B4 7XR
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This mini-conference features presentations from PhD students studying at the Birmingham Conservatoire. There is a wide range of topics, and it promises to be an interesting and stimulating day. Please do come and join us, all welcome!   Schedule overview Morning Session: Richard Stenton and Niccolò Granieri | Fostering Microgestures in Piano Playing though the use of Scoring and Text Shi Ling Chin | The Solo Violin Chaconne in the Twentieth Century Terezija Stimec | Constructive or destructive? Assessing the…

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Royal Birmingham Conservatoire: PGR Study Day

December 14
Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, 200 Jennens Road
Birmingham, B4 7XR
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Thursday 14 December 2017 Morning Session: Workshop 6 Session One: 9.30 Richard Stenton and Niccolò Granieri: Fostering Microgestures in Piano Playing through the use of Scoring and Text Shi Ling Chin: The Solo Violin Chaconne in the Twentieth Century Terezija Stimec: Constructive or destructive? Assessing the impact of feedback in instrumental piano lessons 10.40: Break Session Two: 11.00 Johan Erikson: Automatonism: Extended Modularity In Synthesis Composition Joe Wright: Investigating Exploratory Sonic Play Through the Design of Digital Instruments With and For…

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January 2018

New Voices: Art and Movement

January 11, 2018
University of Birmingham, The Arts Building
Birmingham, B15 2TT
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New Voices is the Association for Art History's annual one-day event that showcases new postgraduate research about art, art history and visual culture. Our next New Voices event will focus on Art and Movement. It will also mark 20 years of New Voices events. Keynote speaker Khadija von Zinnenburg Carroll: 'Moving or Migrant? Art in the Immigration Detention Archive' Programme 9.00- 9:30 Registration 9:30-9:40 Welcome 9:40-11:05 Session 1: Institutions and Interpretations Isabel Alexander: '"Freed from their contexts?" Reflections on a…

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