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Forthcoming events 2017-18

Supervisors workshop

20 November 2017, 11.30am-2pm
Malet Street (MAL402).

Sandwiches will be served!

This workshop is open to all supervisors of practice-based research students at Birkbeck.

Professor Venda Pollock, Director of Newcastle University Institute for Creative Arts Practice will be coming to facilitate the workshop. We will explore our experiences and understandings of practice-based research; the particular challenges we are facing and examples of the upgrade process and preparing for examination.

To book your place, contact Sophie Hope:

Show and Tell

Throughout the year we are running workshops where Birkbeck practice-based PhD students present their work in progress for feedback and discussion.

[locations TBC]

Autumn term: Wednesday 29 November 2017, 2-5pm

Jo Coleman: "Please identify yourself for the tape.": Demystifying the interview process

Caroline Molloy: Re-imagined communities: understanding the visual habitus of transcultural photographs

Spring term: Wednesday 28 February 2018, 2-5pm

Sally O'Reilly: Locomotivations: authoring text-led performance through the railway as site, material and practice

Summer term: Wednesday 30 May 2018, 2-5pm

Golnoosh Nourp: Representations of Iranian female sexuality in Iranian contemporary literature

Selina Robertson: A curatorial investigation into the hidden histories and cultural memory of 1980s London’s lesbian feminist and queer film curatorial practices


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