Skip to main content

Culture and the arts at the University of Warwick

Research Updates in Culture and the Arts

Aeneas Wilder - Untitled #162

15:49 Wed 19 Dec 2012

Aeneas Wilder talks about his sculptural work, Untitled #162 at the Mead Gallery. Wilder has been producing free-standing wooden installations and outdoor structures, using uniform lengths of wood, for 15 years.

Download

Alan Dix - My Last Car

16:03 Tue 13 Dec 2011

An interview with the director of 509 Arts, Alan Dix, whose company has brought My Last Car to Warwick Arts Centre.

Download
Theater

How Can the Arts Improve Our Lives?

12:24 Tue 13 Dec 2011

Alan Rivett, Dr Eleonora Belfiore, Professor Grier Palmer, Jon Teckman and Professor David Morley discuss the value of art as well as how the arts can improve our lives.

Download

Max Stafford-Clark on Directing at The Swan

10:36 Tue 13 Dec 2011

Margaret Shewring talks to Max Stafford-Clark about directing at The Swan Theatre, Stratford-Upon-Avon

Download
Theater

Hippocrates Prize organisers are joined by Femi Oyebode for a discussion on poetry

14:26 Mon 12 Dec 2011

Warwick Medical School's Professor Donald Singer and Michael Hulse, from English and Comparative Literary Studies, invite Femi Oyebode, from the University of Birmingham, to discuss the use of poetry in the health service.

Download

Jose Luis Peixoto Reading

12:11 Mon 12 Dec 2011

Jose Luis Peixoto reads an extract from his book 'Morreste-me' in Portuguese which is then translated to English by Phil Jourdan.

Download
Literature

Phil Jourdan interviews Jose Luis Peixoto

12:09 Mon 12 Dec 2011

Phil Jourdan talks to Jose Luis Peixoto about his time as renowned author and his influences.

Download
Literature

The Social Impact of the Arts

09:35 Tue 03 Feb 2009

How have writers attempted to articulate the impact of the Arts in society? Oliver Bennett and Eleanora Belfiore discuss what an understanding of this history of ideas brings to contemporary debates on Arts policy and the value of the Arts.

Download
Humanities

What do Greta Garbo, Madonna and Napoleon have in common? Why Glamour, Darling!

12:25 Mon 05 Jan 2009

Stephen Gundle from the Department of Film and Television Studies at Warwick has published the first ever history of Glamour. Here he demystifies the mystery behind one of mankind’s most elusive concepts.

Download
Film, Music

Chinese TV and film director Zhang Ji Zhong visits Warwick

12:25 Mon 05 Jan 2009

Veteran Chinese TV and film director Zhang Ji Zhong, on his first visit to the UK, talks about his new film, The Monkey King, and his aim to promote Chinese culture in the West, during a talk at Warwick Arts Centre.

Download
Asian, Film

Editing the Complete Works of Shakespeare

12:25 Mon 05 Jan 2009

Professor Jonathan Bate discusses editing a new edition of the Complete Works of Shakespeare. Length: 20 minutes

Download
Literature, Theater

Falstaff - a tragic wit or fool and jester?

12:25 Mon 05 Jan 2009

Paul Allen talks about Falstaff, one of Shakespeare's greatest roles.

Download
Literature, Theater

The Women who have played Hamlet

12:25 Mon 05 Jan 2009

Tony Howard talks about his research looking at the women who have played Hamlet and the influence they have had on both the play and society. Length: 29 minutes

Download
Literature, Theater

Is policy damaging the Arts in the UK?

12:25 Mon 05 Jan 2009

Munira Mirza argues that current arts policy in the UK may be damaging to the long term health of the arts. Munira Mirza is a writer and researcher on issues related to cultural policy and identity

Download
Art, Film, Literature, Music, Political Science

Translating Orhan Pamuk

12:25 Mon 05 Jan 2009

Maureen Freely discusses her work translating the books of Orhan Pamuk and how his work reflects on the political situation in Turkey. Length: 22 minutes

Download
Fiction, Literature

Insights into Beckett

12:25 Mon 05 Jan 2009

2006 marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of Samuel Beckett. From the cells of San Quentin Prison to the streets of Prague, Beckett is one of the 20th Century's most influential writers. In order to understand his legacy, Dr Liz Barry, English and Comparative Literary Studies, guides us through his early influences and explores the major themes in his plays and fiction. Length: 24 minutes

Download
Literature, Theater