Faculty of Arts at Home 22 - Literature, Language and Translation: Building back Empathy: Research and Engagement during Lockdown
Dr James Hodkinson (German Studies, School of Modern Languages and Cultures) delivers a conversation with one of his key collaborators, the artist Mohammed Ali MBE (https://www.soulcityarts.com), explores the relationship between his research into Islam in Germany in the 19th Century and his public engagement projects including the Art of Empathy (2019) and Congregate (2020-), a collaborative livestream of visual art, film, music and conversation. James explores the concepts of kinship and empathy, and the power of art to allow us to view the world from alternate cultural perspectives.
CADRE PGR Resource Forum on Teams
We have created a PGR forum for all Arts PGRs. It is mainly a resource forum designed so you can add your own useful links. We would love you to join us. Request access here.
Prof Michael Scott wins Classical Association Prize 2021
Professor Michael Scott of the Warwick Classics Department has been awarded the 2021 Classical Association Prize, awarded each year 'to an individual who has done the most to raise the profile of Classics in the public eye.' He will be presented with the award by Natalie Haynes at this year's online CA Conference 6-8th April 2021.
You can register to watch the prize-giving, as well as the rest of the conference, for free here: https://classicalassociation.org/events/ca-annual-conference-2021/
More about Michael's work can be found in this article: https://warwick.ac.uk/wie/staffengage/spotlight/february-michaelscott/
Michael has also written a blog about receiving the award: https://michaelscottweb.com/blog/classical-association-prize-april-2021/
More about the award, alongside previous winners, can be found here: https://classicalassociation.org/ca-prize/
Shahidha Bari is joined by Stephen Shapiro and guests to read volume 4 of Foucault's History of Sexuality, which has been translated into English for the first time.
Publications by Alastair Phillips and Helen Wheatley have been nominated for Awards by the British Association of Film, Television and Screen Studies
Warwick professor explains why artists and scientists describe colours as 'beautiful'.
Congratulations to Prof. Silvija Jestrovic and Dr. Milija Gluhovic on the publication of the their Oxford Handbook of Politics and Performance.
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.
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
Congratulations to the Warwick Institute of Engagement’s new Fellows from the School for Cross-faculty Studies
Congratulations to final-year Liberal Arts student Celine Nithila-George, Dr Gavin Schwartz-Leeper (Deputy Head of School for Cross-faculty Studies, Liberal Arts), and Dr Gioia Panzarella (Teaching Fellow and Student Experience and Engagement Manager in GSD) for being selected as Associate Fellows of the Warwick Institute of Engagement (WIE)!
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Brand new Accelerator & Incubator @1millstreet Leamington Spa for Warwick's creative and digital graduates
We inspire, educate & incubate on campus and at 1 Mill Street offering space, business support, mentoring and networking to support the growth of creative ideas, enterprises and innovation.
Do you have a creative business idea?
Our incubator will help graduate businesses become part of the UK’s largest creative cluster outside Greater London. Creative Futures provides an exciting opportunity for business teams to develop their entrepreneurial skills, test, launch and pitch their business ideas and get 6 months of free space and support to develop their creative enterprises in Leamington Spa.
Applications will open on 3rd August although we are collect Expressions of Interest now. This allows people to get further details and be notified as soon as applications launch; https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/cross_fac/enterprise/creativeanddigital/creativefutures-register
A ’History of Philosophy’ podcast on Renaissance ethics, by Prof David Lines.
Dr Henry Cohn (1936-2021)
Historian’s Craft conferences on Zoom (York University Graduate History Student Association)
Professor Carlo Ginzburg
Monday, March 29th at 10 AM EST
Dr. Ginzburg (1939) has taught at the University of Bologna, at UCLA, at the Scuola Normale of Pisa. His books, translated into more than twenty languages, include, among many others: "The Night Battles"; "The Cheese and the Worms"; "Clues, Myths, and the Historical Method"; "History, Rhetoric, and Proof"; "The Judge and the Historian."
Other speakers in the series:
April 19th: Stephen Greenblatt (3 PM) - Zoom: https://yorku.zoom.us/j/99089470271
May 6th: Lynn Hunt (2 PM) - Zoom: https://yorku.zoom.us/j/93046894408
The Centre for Interdisciplinary Methodologies (
CIM's Live Chat session will run 12:00pm - 13:30pm (UK time) on Wednesday, March 17th, 2021.
The day will be organised roughly as follows:
12:00 - 12:10 : Brief introductions from CIM staff
12:10 - 13:00 Live chat session aimed at new enquirers (offer holders are also welcome)
13:00 - 13:30 : Live chat session aimed at offer holders (new enquirers are also welcome)
In order to join, please register here:
We look forward to meeting you soon!