"Schwitters@Newcastle" is a project run by the German Studies Section at the School of Modern Languages January to May 2013. We are hosting Jumble Art, a Kurt Schwitters art and German competition with schools across the North East as well as 'Art in Exile', a writing project for students from Newcastle University in cooperation with the Kurt Schwitters Archive/Sprengel Museum, Hannover (cf. Newsletter). Press release on the project ***New: The full set of 'Art in Exile posters' is now online.***
published on: 14th February 2013
Call for Papers (deadline 1 June 2013) The Genocide Research Group at Newcastle and Northumbria Universities invites contributions to a one-day workshop which it will host on Friday 8th November 2013. Follow us on our blog.
published on: 1st February 2013
Find out about taught and research opportunities, postgraduate study and funding at Newcastle at our Postgraduate Open Day on Wednesday 6 February, 12:45 – 4:00pm. Read on for the subject specific talks. We look forward to welcoming you to our campus!
published on: 30th January 2013
published on: 29th January 2013
The Culture Lab at Newcastle University is hosting "Screening Atrocity: Cinema, Decolonisation and the Holocaust", a free, one day postgraduate workshop, on 10 January 2013, beginning at 10:30 and ending at 5. The key note speech is given by the highly respected scholar Professor Maxim Silverman (Leeds University), entitled ' The Subterranean stream: screening atrocity in Jean Luc Godard's "Histoire(s) du cinema"', alongside a screening of Chris Marker's highly influential 1962 film La Jetée. Food and drinks will also be provided. All other information can be found by searching 'The Film Factory at Newcastle' into facebook or by clicking on this link: http://screeningatrocity.blogspot.co.uk/.
published on: 9th January 2013