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Margaret ShewringTOP STORY: Bidding Farewell to Dr Margaret Shewring

On 31 August 2020 Dr Margaret Shewring retired from Theatre and Performance Studies after 42 years teaching in the department. Margaret has inspired generations of theatre scholars and practitioners with her research on Shakespeare and his contemporaries, Renaissance and Early Modern European Festivals, and the design of space for performance on the contemporary stage.

Fortunately Margaret will remain an active researcher and will be an Emeritus Reader in the department. She plans to celebrate her retirement in 2021 when she is due to host a conference as part of Coventry City of Culture. Find out more about Margaret's extraordinary career on her staff page.

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Free Online Course. Explore Filmmaking: from Script to Screen

Learn from award-winning filmmakers how films go from script to screen with this film production course from the BFI Film Academy.

Fri 01 May 2020, 11:54 | Tags: Student Undergraduate Online Education Industry

Outcomes from The body, making & (s)languaging Workshop

For anyone that might be interested in learning more about the outcomes of our workshop The body, making & (s)languaging last month @ Birmingham Rep, here is a little film and blog post covering it: https://www.creativeml.ox.ac.uk/blog/exploring-multilingualism/performing-languages-we-live


SCAPVC’s Lucy Brydon is serving as a judge on the The Hibernation Film Festival Bear Jam Productions:

https://bearjam.co.uk/work/thehibernation/

 

Bear Jam Productions proudly presents The Hibernation Film Festival. A festival born out of the recent events that have unfolded across the globe. However, despite being confined to our homes, we are turning this pandemic on its head and want to celebrate filmmakers’ work from around the world. So, we have decided to not only “Do More Video,” but to host our very own online festival.

Mon 06 Apr 2020, 13:07 | Tags: Student Media Postgraduate Events Undergraduate Visual Culture

Shoot Festival in partnership with Coventry City of Culture Trust and Belgrade Theatre present:

SHUT DOWN BUT SCRATCHING

As we find ourselves in deeply challenging times, now more than ever emerging artists need support. The doors to the creative industry have been slammed shut and with that, almost all of the opportunities to make new work.


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