Summer Events at the School of the Arts

Wicken Fen (Wikimedia Commons)

Wicken Fen (Wikimedia Commons)

Congratulations must first go to Associate Professor in English and Creative Writing Charles Bennett who has been confirmed a National Trust Writer-in-Residence at Wicken Fen.  Moreover, continuing the good summer news we have some great research events, conferences and creative workshops lined up at the School of the Arts:

27 May 2014 – Professor Edmund White (Head of Creative Writing, Princeton University) – ‘My Life in Creative Writing’ (Newton Grand Hall, Avenue Campus, 2.30 pm).

28 May 2014 – ‘A Songwriting Masterclass with Justin Parker, co-writer of Lana Del Rey’s ‘Video Games’, Rihanna’s ‘Stay’ and Bat for Lashes ‘Laura’ (Maidwell Main Hall, 12.00).

29 May 2014 – Alan Smith, Professor Kit Givan and Alistair Fruish (Writers-in-Prison Network and author of ‘Kiss My Asbo’) – ‘Three Approaches to Creative Writing’ (The Boardroom, Avenue Campus, 11am-1pm).

4 June 2014 – Readers Lecture: Dr Craig Staff, ‘The Nothing That Is: Further Adventures with the Monochrome’ (The Boardroom, Avenue Campus, 5pm).

6-7 June 2014 – Conference: Pop Life: The Value of Music in the Twenty First Century (Avenue Campus, The University of Northampton).

10 June 2014 – Research Seminar: Dr Gerri Kimber, ‘Katherine Mansfield and Aldous Huxley: Friends and Enemies’ (The Boardroom, Avenue Campus, 2pm)

17 June 2014 – Research Seminar: Dr Renate Braeuninger, ‘Between score and work, Anna Teresa de Keersmaeker and the publication of her choreographic scores’ (The Boardroom, Avenue Campus, 3pm). PLEASE NOTE THE CHANGE OF DATE FOR THIS SEMINAR, IT WAS ORIGINALLY ADVERTISED FOR 26TH JUNE BUT WILL NOW BE HAPPENING ON 17TH JUNE.

25 June 2014 – Joint School of the Arts and Education Research Seminar: Dr Coomi Vevaina (The University of Mumbai), ‘Developing Source Full Intelligence in Educators’ (Room: Sulgrave 010, Park Campus, The University of Northampton, 5pm).

For more information on any of these events, please contact:

Finally, Associate Professor Charles Bennett and Alan Smith will be taking the University of Northampton to the Althorp Literary Festival (12 June -14 June 2014).  Check out the Althorp website for more details.

Edmund White (Image: David Shankbone, Wikimedia Commons)

Edmund White (Image: David Shankbone, Wikimedia Commons)

Anna Teresa de Keersmaeker  (Wikimedia Commons)

Anna Teresa de Keersmaeker (Wikimedia Commons)

About Dr Larissa Allwork

Dr Larissa Allwork worked at the University of Northampton School of the Arts (May 2012 - August 2015). She also participated in Professor Janet Wilson's EU-Marie Curie funded Constructions of Home and Belonging ITN. She continues to be affiliated to Dr Sonya Andermahr's Working Group for Interdisciplinary Research in Trauma, Narrative and Performance.

Posted on May 22, 2014, in Conferences, Events, News, School of Education, School of Social Sciences, School of the Arts. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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