Professor Rebecca Earle, food historian at the University of Warwick has been researching the traditional Christmas turkey, in order to find out how this north American bird has become a mainstay of festive food.
Following the revelations uncovered in Rome’s Invisible City, classicist at the University of Warwick Dr Michael Scott and presenter Alexander Armstrong are set to hit the road again for three new adventures. This time, they’re travelling through three of Italy’s most fascinating cities – Naples, Venice and Florence – to bring a fresh perspective to 2,000 years of history.
Rebecca Tamás who studied English and Creative Writing at the University of Warwick has been awarded the Manchester Poetry Prize at the Manchester Writing Competition 2016.
Royal Shakespeare Company actor Ray Fearon is to star in an event honouring the remarkable achievements of the African-American actor Ira Aldridge this week at the Belgrade Theatre in Coventry.
A sculpture on the University of Warwick campus by one of Britain’s greatest living artists has been awarded the Public Monuments and Sculpture Association’s (PMSA) Marsh Award for excellence in public sculpture 2016.
Unpublished women writers from across Africa are being given a platform thanks to an online network and established by a University of Warwick academic.
Daryl Qilin Yam, an international student from Singapore studying English Literature and Creative Writing at the University of Warwick is set to become a published author the same year he graduates.
On 18 June 2016, to celebrate “Art Night Venezia” (Venice’s annual art festival), the University of Warwick (Warwick in Venice) will exhibit work by the Venetian photographer Anna Zemella in a free exhibition entitled, Algario Veneziano: A Different Look at the Algae of Venice.
World-class opera performances will be broadcast live and free of charge for members of the public at the University of Warwick this summer. They will be beamed from the Royal Opera House in London directly to the Big Screen at The Piazza on the main campus on Thursday 9 June (Nabucco) and Thursday 14 July (Il Trovatore).
Last night researchers at the University of Warwick hosted a ‘Psychoactive Supper’ to stimulate discussion about the concept of psychoactivity, central to The Psychoactive Substances Act (2016), a new piece of UK legislation that seeks to ban ‘legal highs’ by instituting a blanket ban on all psychoactive substances.
The University of Warwick and the Marciana Library (http://marciana.venezia.sbn.it) are pleased to announce the exhibition Venice and Aristotle (c. 1450-c. 1600): From Greek and Latin to the Vernacular, to be held in the Sale Monumentali of the Marciana Library in Venice, from 21 April to 19 May 2016.
Prominent director Vishal Bhardwaj has been announced as part of the line-up for Indian Shakespeares on Screen, a festival celebrating the influence of England’s most famous cultural icon on the world’s largest film industry.