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Message from Professor Kate Astbury for SMLC Finalists

Virtual Results Celebration #WarwickGrad.

Here is a video message from the Head of School on behalf of all the staff in the SMLC. As part of Warwick's celebrations today, we'd love it if you could submit an entry in the Faculty Yearbook. The link is below:

Arts

We hope you have a great day celebrating with friends and family and hope that we get to see you in person at a special 'catch-up' graduation next year.

Mon 12 Jul 2021, 07:00 | Tags: SMLC News

Teachers' Summer Social, 13 August, 13:30-14:30

Join teaching colleagues and the Teaching Café team for a summer get together in Gather.town.

Come along to chat with teaching peers in a relaxed online social space, whilst also getting an insight into what Gather.town offers.

Sat 31 Jul 2021, 11:14 | Tags: SMLC News

Window on Teaching: A Flexible Virtual Space to Build & Explore (16 July, 14:00-15:00)

Window on Teaching: A Flexible Virtual Space to Build & Explore (16 July, 14:00-15:00)

You are invited to join Chloe Agg (School of Engineering) next Friday afternoon for an exciting (and fun!) tour and discussion of the flexible, virtual space she created for the Warwick Design Showcase in Gather.town.

This will be an introductory exploration of Gather.town, and the possibilities it offers for virtual online learning and networking experiences.

Sat 10 Jul 2021, 11:42 | Tags: Modern Languages - News

Artists with Benefits – Webinar

Wednesday 28 July 2021, 11.30-12.30pm

Could the benefits system be harnessed to provide a more sustainable and more equitable creative economy? This webinar, and the associated podcasts, consider how the benefits system could support a fairer, more sustainable creative economy. The pandemic has exposed and exacerbated the precarity of creative work for freelance artists, and the difficulties for young people starting out on a creative career, especially those from working class backgrounds.

 

This webinar features an invited panel responding to issues raised in the Artists With Benefits podcasts – and to questions and comments from webinar participants.

 

Find out more: https://warwick.ac.uk/research/priorities/productivity/webinars/artist/ 

 

Fri 09 Jul 2021, 12:37 | Tags: Modern Languages - News

Productivity and the Futures of Work GRP Event this July

Teleworkability as a new digital divide – Webinar

July 14th, 11am-12pm

What has the extent of teleworking been in the EU before and during the Covid-19 outbreak? Are we seeing a trend of new teleworkers across occupations and types of workers who weren’t able to work remotely previously?

This webinar, facilitated by Professor Chris Warhurst from the Institute of Employment Research and Dr Enrique Fernández-Macías of the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission, examines how Covid-19 has changed the profile of the teleworker and what it means for the future of work. Find out more: https://warwick.ac.uk/research/priorities/productivity/webinars/teleworkabilityasanewdigitaldivide/


City of Culture Coventry Creates funding call

 

Coventry Creates 2021

The City of Culture University Partnership is pleased to announce that Coventry Creates is running again this year. The call invites academics from all disciplines, with researchers to be paired with successful artist applicants to create artistic responses to research. The call now closes on 12pm on Thursday 08 July.

 

See more: Coventry Creates 2021

Fri 02 Jul 2021, 09:04 | Tags: Modern Languages - Research news


Research Conference in Politics and International Studies

It will take place online on 29-30 June, 2021 (next Tuesday and Wednesday) and is open to all in our Warwick academic community.

The conference features the impressive research of our department, through five book panels published with excellent university presses (Oxford, Cambridge and others) on topics from democracy, peacekeeping, security, diasporas and migration and others that could be of interest to the wider Warwick academic community.

Find out more - https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/soc/pais/news/research2021/

Fri 25 Jun 2021, 18:16 | Tags: Modern Languages - Research news

Open Studios

Coventry: Lost, Found, Imagined

Where large scale and a smaller trail of black and white photographs are 'added to' with illustrations and my tiny glass pieces specially designed to tell stories about what was there and what could be there.

It's approachable, family friendly and designed to chime with both Coventry Kids young and old, adopted Coventry kids and visitors alike.

If you've never visited Holy Trinity, it's a really beautiful church with plenty of permanent objects of interest including an exceptionally rare medieval Doom Painting.

Coventry: Lost, Found, Imagined is free entry and Full details are here

To book a timed slot please go to the City of Culture website

Whilst not essential, this will help us with social distancing on the trail around the church.

Thank you and hope to see some of you there!

Amanda Glanville, Warwick Arts Centre

Wed 23 Jun 2021, 08:48 | Tags: SMLC News

Balsam Bashing Challenge

We will be holding a fun Balsam Bashing Challenge on 23rd June from 1-4.30pm where teams of volunteers will be competing against each other to pull up Himalayan Balsam plants along the banks of Canley Brook. The team with the biggest pile at the end will win Warwick Volunteers goodie bags including branded t-shirts, water bottles and much more!!

Himalayan Balsam is an invasive plant that grows rapidly in tall dense colonies by brooks and rivers. It has large leaves that block sunlight, causing native plant species to die. When Himalayan Balsam dominates the bankside, biodiversity is reduced. With fewer plant species, the brook supports less wildlife, endangering creatures like the fluffy water vole.

Students interested in joining us can sign up here: https://myadvantage.warwick.ac.uk/students/events/detail/2163213

Thu 17 Jun 2021, 15:49 | Tags: Postgraduates, Undergraduate, SMLC News

Warwick Careers Society 2021/2022 Exec Recruitment

Warwick Careers Society has re-established in 2020 and aims to support students throughout the journey of career planning which can be overwhelming. Our goal is to bring visibility to not so well-known careers and to help students understand more about the world and themselves when exploring. Over the past year, we have organised one of the biggest career conferences, regular CV and cover letter workshops along with a series of podcasts. While continuing these events, we will also introduce more exciting programmes for the upcoming year and are looking for passionate students to join us and grow with the society.

Mon 14 Jun 2021, 13:55 | Tags: Undergraduate, SMLC News

Calling all students: Survey on the Future of SMLC!

Please read more to find out about this important survey - and take part. Have your voice heard at this pivotal point in our School's journey!


University of Warwick Graduate Scheme

We are delighted to announce the launch of the University of Warwick Graduate Scheme. The three-year programme commences on 4th October 2021 and will involve working on a number of high-profile projects whilst obtaining on-the-job learning as well as a structured professional development programme and a project management qualification.

Applications are open until 25th June 2021 and internal staff applications are welcomed. Find out more on our webpages or come along to one of our virtual information events to hear more about the scheme from previous Warwick graduate trainees.

Please email any questions to gradscheme@warwick.ac.uk

 

Wed 26 May 2021, 13:55 | Tags: Modern Languages - News Postgraduates Undergraduate

MA in Film and Television Studies Event

Join us on Thursday 20th May at 11.00 am on MS Teams where you can find out more about our MA in Film and Television Studies course, the Department of Film and Television Studies, and the fantastic research community you could be a part of here at Warwick.

Wed 19 May 2021, 13:57 | Tags: Undergraduate

Warwick Dinner Party – Call for Place Settings

Warwick Food GRP and the Centre for Research in Philosophy, Literature and the Arts (CRPLA) seek contributions for the WARWICK DINNER PARTY - a creative project to highlight different food cultures, memories, ideas and goals, to be displayed on campus in July 2021. Deadline for brief proposals: 1 June, 5.00 pm.

https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/soc/philosophy/research/researchcentres/phillit/currentevents/dinnerparty/

Sponsored by the Warwick Food GRP and CRPLA.


Award of Rome Prize

Warmest congratulations to Mary Jane Dempsey, current visiting research student at Warwick and also PhD candidate at Cornell, on the award by the American Academy in Rome of the Rome Prize in Modern Italian Studies, 2021-22. Mary Jane's project, which she first developed as a researcher in Italian at Warwick in 2016-17, is 'Remember to Forget: Migration, Gender, and Transnational Identities in Twentieth-Century Italy'.


Global Gallicisms Study Day launches Producing the Post-National Popular French Studies AHRC Network's series of academic events

The first in a series of events for this network Producing the Post-National Popular (warwick.ac.uk) took place this Friday 23rd April online, with 50 registrations and much dialogue generated.


New monograph: "Past Imperfect: Time and African Decolonization, 1945-1960" by Pierre-Philippe Fraiture, published by Liverpool UP (April 2021)


Bicentenary of the death of Napoleon: online afternoon of papers on Les masques de l’Empereur: Napoléon en spectacle (1796-1821) Thursday 23rd April 2021

Ahead of the anniversary of the death of Napoleon, SMLC colleagues Kate Astbury and Paola Perazzolo will be hosting an afternoon of papers exploring theatrical representations of Napoleon via YouTube.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=krd7Fzo2Xak

13h00: Accueil et introduction (Katherine Astbury, University of Warwick)

13h15-14h30 – Session 1, Président Katherine Astbury (University of Warwick)

13h15-13h35 : Clare Siviter (University of Bristol), « Bonaparte et la censure du Directoire »

13h35-13h55: Paola Perazzolo (University of Warwick, Università di Verona), « Les « Journée(s) de Saint-Cloud » : les pièces de circonstance autour du 18 Brumaire »

13h55-14h15: Vincenzo De Santis (Università di Salerno) et Pierre Frantz (Université Paris-Sorbonne), « Les ombres de l’Empereur »

14h15-14h30 : Discussion

14h30-14h50 : Pause

 

 

14h50-15h45 – Session 2, président Pierre Frantz (Université Paris-Sorbonne)

14h50-15h10 : Maurizio Melai (Docteur des Universités de Pisa et Paris-Sorbonne) « "Otez à Sylla la mèche de Napoléon, et la pièce n'allait pas jusqu'à la fin" : sur un "succès de perruque" de Talma en 1821 »

15h10-15h30 : Laura O'Brien (University of Northumbria), « L’émergence de l’acteur "napoléonien" au XIXe siècle »

15h30-15h45 : Discussion

15h45-16h00 : Pause

 

16h00-17h00 – Session 3 Président Clare Siviter (University of Bristol)

16h00-16h20: Nicole Cochrane (University of Exeter), « La mise en scène de la défaite : expositions napoléoniennes et culture matérielle de la victoire à Londres au XIXe siècle »

16h20-16h40: Katherine Astbury (University of Warwick) : « Napoléon Harlequin »

16h40-17h00: Discussion et conclusion

 

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=krd7Fzo2Xak


Faculty of Arts at Home video series - Film 22

This month's film is by Dr James Hodkinson on "Building back Empathy: Research and Engagement during Lockdown."

It is available, alongside previously released films, on our Faculty of Arts at Home webpage, Twitter feed (@ArtsWarwick), Facebook page (WarwickFacultyofArts), and YouTube channel (Warwick Arts Faculty).

Wed 14 Apr 2021, 15:41 | Tags: SMLC News, Arts Faculty

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