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21/09/2022

Exhibition: Constellations of HOME, by the Agency Photography Group

📅 3 - 27 October 2022
📍 University of Warwick’s Faculty of Arts Building (The FAB) - 6 University Road, Coventry, CV4 7EQ

Constellations of HOME is a legacy project from Agency, part of the HOME: Arts and Homelessness Festival that took place 8–16 October 2021 during Coventry City of Culture.

Agency was created by the socially engaged artist Anthony Luvera in collaboration with people who have experienced homelessness in Coventry.

Constellations of HOME features Assisted Self-Portraits from Agency, alongside personal reflections and photographs from personal, professional and community networks chosen and co-curated by participants.

Constellations of HOME was created by the Agency Photography Group working with Anthony Luvera from Coventry University; Ben Davenport from Crisis Skylight; and Nadine Holdsworth and Jennifer Verson from the University of Warwick. It has been funded by the Warwick Institute of Engagement.

22/04/2022

Rachel Turner-King of the Dept of Education Studies and Bobby Smith of Theatre & Performance Studies, University of Warwick
share their ESRC-funded project Acting on Climate, which uses , and to help young people from confront 🌎💚

22/04/2022

This , take a look at what researchers in the Faculty of Arts at Warwick are doing to help us achieve a 🌎💚

First up, find out more about Dr Pietari Kääpä's work in :

31/03/2022

Coventry's year as 'UK City of Culture 2021' draws to a close in April 2022. The University of Warwick will celebrate Coventry's magnificent tenure with a campus finale of the , taking place from the 19th - 21st April 2022 (to see what's on, visit https://www.resonatefestival.co.uk/ - all events FREE!).

But what does it mean to be a 'City of Culture', and from where did this scheme originate? Who chooses the 'winning' city, what sorts of criteria are used to select the winner, and what is expected of a city once they have been awarded the title?
In this episode of , PhD Researcher Emily Dunford - whose research specifically focuses on Coventry's tenure as UK City of Culture 2021 - will answer these questions and more, providing insights into the wider social, economic and political aspects of the scheme and how it shapes the places where we live.

Further reading and resources:
- Belfiore, Eleonora, and Oliver Bennett. The Social Impact of the Arts. Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.
- Brook, Orian, Dave O’Brien and Mark Taylor. Culture Is Bad for You. Manchester University Press, 2020.
- Harvie, Jen. Staging the UK. Manchester University Press, 2005.
- Turnbull, Olivia. Bringing Down the House. Intellect Books, 2008.
- https://www.gov.uk/government/publica...
- https://culturechangecoventry.com/

Early Career Researchers working on topics related to cities of culture are invited to join the Cities of Culture Early Career Research Network. Contact Emily for more information.

Theatre & Performance Studies, University of Warwick Warwick Institute of Engagement Coventry UK City of Culture 2021

10/03/2022

This month the showcases , focusing on women’s lives, women’s stories, and the work of great women who have pushed all areas of all our lives forward.

Accordingly, in this video Professor Sarah Richardson from The History Department at the University of Warwick tells us about the Mapping Women's Suffrage project, which aims to identify, plot and record the everyday lives and locations of as many Votes for Women campaigners as possible across England at the height of the suffrage movement in 1911. In particular, Sarah introduces us to some local and women who made their mark in the suffrage effort.

📌Intrigued to discover the story of the suffragette who lived down your street? You can check out the interactive map database here:
https://www.mappingwomenssuffrage.org.uk/

📌Want to hear more about the Coventry women who fought for women’s right to vote? You can walk in their footsteps as part of the :
Coventry Women’s Suffrage Walk
Sat 19 March 2022
11:00 -12:00
Starting at Coventry Transport Museum CV1 1JD.
FREE event - book your place here:
https://www.resonatefestival.co.uk/events/coventry-womens-suffrage-walk

08/03/2022

Tuesday 19th – Thursday 21st April 2022 - University of Warwick campus

From Shakespeare to science, sonic stories to a stitch in time, astronauts to gastronauts…

Over 50 FREE individual events with special guests, performances, talks, films, comedy, drop-in activities, games and experiences - something for all ages to enjoy.

📌Wednesday 20th April is Family Fun Day - a full programme of events and activities for the whole family with arts, crafts, games and experiences for everyone to get involved with.

📌Across three evenings, discover a varied programme encompassing the arts, sciences and humanities: performances, talks and public conversations, exhibitions, film screenings, walking tours, activities and so much more, generating a diverse festival for the creative and the curious across all our local communities

Resonate 2022 is a FREE, three-day extravaganza on the University of Warwick campus between 19th-21st April that brings Coventry’s tenure as UK City of Culture towards its conclusion and celebrates a full 12 months of roadshows from the Warwick Institute of Engagement

Celebrating and exploring ideas that resonate – the festival is open to ALL and FREE! 🥳

www.resonatefestival.co.uk

An Escape from N**i Vienna: Heinrich Schrefel and Q***r Holocaust history 08/02/2022

This , discover the story of Heinrich Schrefel, a q***r Holocaust survivor.

By Dr Anna Hájková, The History Department at the University of Warwick, and Svenja Kalmar for Notches: remarks on the history of sexuality

https://notchesblog.com/2022/01/27/an-escape-from-nazi-vienna-heinrich-schrefel-and-q***r-holocaust-history/

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An Escape from N**i Vienna: Heinrich Schrefel and Q***r Holocaust history Heinrich Schrefels life offers a q***r counterpoint to the majority of Holocaust and Austrian Jewish histories.

18/01/2022

This month’s Resonate Festival theme asks the question, ‘What does it mean to be human?'. Dr Martha McGill, British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of History, discusses historical beliefs about supernatural beings and how these shaped the ways that our ancestors thought about their own humanity.

Want to hear more? Sign up for ‘Invisible Worlds – Humans and the Supernatural’ taking place as part of the Resonate Festival on Thursday, 24th February, 6:30-7:30pm at Canley Community Centre, CV4 8FT. Warwick Institute of Engagement

https://www.resonatefestival.co.uk/events/invisible-worlds-humans-and-the-supernatural

14/12/2021

Tying in with the Food GRP’s programme of events for this month’s Resonate Festival theme of ‘Feast!’, in this Faculty of Arts at Home video Professor Rebecca Earle discusses the history of mulled wine and other Christmas drinks. Grab your glass and hear how these drinks have been part of Christmas celebrations over the centuries!

Find out more about the Food GRP's Feast! Programme: https://warwick.ac.uk/about/cityofculture/get-involved/programme/upcoming-events/feast

26/11/2021

In the latest Faculty of Arts at Home video, Dr Paul Grigsby discusses Coventry’s ancient history, tying in with the Resonate festival’s theme of ‘Coventry in the World’ for November. Dr Grigsby uses the history beneath our feet to explore how Coventry has been a place of continual cultural change since prehistoric times, using archaeological evidence to trace how people from around the world have come to this diverse city.

04/11/2021

As countries around the world come together to tackle the threat of climate change at the COP26 climate summit, the question of how cities can become more sustainable has never been more important. Tying in with the Resonate Festival’s theme of Futures, Dr Jonathan Clarke in Global Sustainable Development discusses what some of the key challenges are for transforming our cities to become more resilient, equitable and sustainable to adapt to our changing world.

10/09/2021

Speaking on the topic of Freedom as part of the Resonate Festival, the University of Warwick’s year-long programme of events for City of Culture, Professor Kate Astbury discusses her research into the experiences of the Napoleonic Prisoners of War who were held at Portchester Castle, and the performances that they staged while they were there.

15/07/2021

Our latest Faculty of Arts at Home film ties in with the Resonate Festival, the University of Warwick’s year-long programme of events for City of Culture, and its focus on Community throughout the month of July. Kat Pearson (PhD Student in Film and Television Studies) introduces her research into UK Cities of Culture and television, and the role that the television archive plays in placemaking. Kat discusses how she worked with the Media Archive for Central England’s collection of historic television to curate screenings of footage of Foleshill for community members, and to produce a film reel about Coventry’s architecture and public art for the Metropolis exhibition which opened in the city this month. She also discusses her role in the production of BBC4’s documentary ‘Coventry Cathedral: Building for New Britain’.

21/06/2021

Tying in with the Resonate Festival, the University of Warwick’s year-long programme of events for City of Culture, and its focus on Sanctuary throughout the month of June, Professor Alison Ribeiro de Menezes (Hispanic Studies, School of Modern Languages and Cultures) brings us the film ‘Chilean Exiles in the UK: Capturing Historical Experiences of Sanctuary’. Alison’s film explores her work on the history of Chilean exiles who were brought over to the UK through assistance from World University Service. Her research has traced the impact of the grants which helped 900+ Chilean scholars escape the brutal regime of Augusto Pinochet in the 1970s, and uses interviews with the beneficiaries of this scheme to track how it helped to save and rebuild lives. We also hear here from one of these scholars, Professor Eleuterio Toro, about his experiences of the scheme and its impact on his life and work.

21/06/2021

Tying in with the Resonate Festival, the University of Warwick’s year-long programme of events for City of Culture, and its focus on Sanctuary throughout the month of June, Professor Alison Ribeiro de Menezes (Hispanic Studies, School of Modern Languages and Cultures) brings us the film ‘Chilean Exiles in the UK: Capturing Historical Experiences of Sanctuary’. Alison’s film explores her work on the history of Chilean exiles who were brought over to the UK through assistance from World University Service. Her research has traced the impact of the grants which helped 900+ Chilean scholars escape the brutal regime of Augusto Pinochet in the 1970s, and uses interviews with the beneficiaries of this scheme to track how it helped to save and rebuild lives. We also hear here from one of these scholars, Professor Eleuterio Toro, about his experiences of the scheme and its impact on his life and work.

19/05/2021

Tying in with the launch of the Resonate Festival, the University of Warwick’s year-long programme of events for City of Culture, and its focus on the idea of Invention throughout the month of May, Dr Richard Wallace (Film and Television Studies) brings us the film ‘Digitalisation and Cinema Projection in the UK’. Rick’s film explores his work on the AHRC funded ‘Projection Project’ and the history of film projection practices, reaching from the earliest days of cinema to the current digital revolution in film exhibition.

14/04/2021

Dr James Hodkinson (German Studies, School of Modern Languages and Cultures) delivers the final of our ‘Literature, Language and Translation’ Faculty of Arts at Home films: ‘Building back Empathy: Research and Engagement during Lockdown’. His film, 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, the power of art to allow us to view the world from alternate cultural perspectives.

31/03/2021

Dr Fabienne Viala (Director of the Yesu Persaud Centre for Caribbean Studies) delivers the second of our ‘Literature, Language and Translation’ Faculty of Arts at Home films: ‘Caribbean Artivism: Exploring the connections between environmental and racial justice’. She explains the concept of ‘artivism’ to us, in its Caribbean context, as a fusion of art forms and practices through which artists confront and engage with a range of publics. Fabienne argues that artivism activates the empathetic imagination, and looks at how environmental and racial justice are brought into dialogue through her work with Caribbean artivists.

23/02/2021

Dr Chantal Wright (Warwick Writing Programme) delivers the first of our ‘Literature, Language and Translation’ Faculty of Arts at Home films: ‘The Literary Translation: A Guide for the Perplexed, Curious and Uninitiated’. Chantal is an important advocate for translation as a profession and a practice, and she draws our attention here to the creative processes of literary translation. She highlights, for example, the significance of the hashtag, and the campaign to properly credit translators for their work. Her film urges us, more broadly, to appreciate the fact that translated works are the result of the creative endeavours of two people.

28/01/2021

In the third of our ‘Ethics, Politics and Social Justice’ Faculty of Arts at Home films, explore with Dr Michele Aaron (Film and Television Studies) ‘Ethical Praxis and the Moving Image’. Michele outlines here the power of film to affect and effect personal, social and political change. She discusses her projects, including the Screening Rights Film Festival (https://screeningrights.com) and Life:Moving (https://lifemoving.org), which looks at how film making might develop authentic and ethical representations of the experience of dying, and argues that film can be critical in feeling for, and feeling with, the suffering of others.

03/06/2020

Week 5: Undigital - Content Creators after Corona

The next four weeks of our ‘Faculty of Arts at Home’ films focus on ‘Re-thinking the Creative industries post-Covid-19’. Today, explore with Dr Chris Bilton (Centre for Cultural and Media Policy Studies) a view of the ‘undigital’ creative economy and the impact that COVID-19 has had on it. Chris asks us to consider what performances, publications, and works of art and culture we value, and encourages us to try to support artists and creators directly.

27/05/2020

Week 4: Victorian Theatre at Home

In the fourth of our weekly ‘Faculty of Arts at Home’ films, explore with Associate Professor Michael Meeuwis (English and Comparative Literary Studies) the history of Victorian theatre and, particularly, the Victorians’ love for amateur theatricals at home. Michael makes the link between these performances and how we’re keeping ourselves entertained during lockdown.

20/05/2020

Week 3: At home with the NHS

In this third of our weekly ‘Faculty of Arts at Home’ films, explore with Professor Roberta Bivins (History/Centre for the History of Medicine) the relationship between the NHS and our lives at home. Roberta’s film thinks about how the NHS has always encouraged us to take action to protect our own health, and asks important questions about what kind of NHS we want in the future. Visit the website of the People’s History of the NHS to learn more about Roberta’s fascinating project: https://peopleshistorynhs.org.

13/05/2020

Week 2: Television and the Domestic Arts

In this second of our weekly ‘Faculty of Arts at Home’ films, explore with Professor Rachel Moseley (Film and Television Studies/Centre for Television History) the role that television has played in informing, educating and entertaining us in relation to the domestic arts (cooking, sewing, home decoration, etc.). Rachel’s film also thinks about the ways that the lines between public and private space have been blurred in the time of the COVID-19 crisis and what we might learn from television studies about how to make sense of this.

06/05/2020

Week 1: The History of Solitude in the Home

In this first of our weekly ‘Faculty of Arts at Home’ films, explore with Dr. Naomi Pullin (History) what we might learn from the history of domestic solitude in the early modern home in relation to our current lockdown situation. The story that Naomi tells here, based on the correspondence of Lady Anne Dormer (1648–1695), is one of the importance of keeping in touch with those we love…

17/04/2020

We remain committed to showcasing the amazing work our students have created and will continue to create, especially during this challenging time.

Following the true spirit of the Digital Arts Lab, we are moving our Showcase to this vast virtual world.

We are currently creating a DAL Showcase platform that will allow us to display all of the pieces submitted by our students.

Submissions will be open until April 27th, and the competition will still run.
https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/dal/studentawards/

06/04/2020

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06/04/2020

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Videos (show all)

Global Health: The Cuban Internationalist Solidarity Programme
Film 33: Cities of Culture
Amazing Women: Mapping Suffrage
Being Human: Supernatural Stories
Film 30: Christmas Drinks
Film 29: Coventry in the (Ancient) World
Film 27: Challenges for Sustainable Cities
Freedom and Revolution
Week 25: Engaging with Coventry's TV Past
Film 24: Chilean Exiles in the UK: Capturing Historical Experiences of Sanctuary
Film 23: Digitalisation and Cinema Projection in the UK
Film 22: Building back Empathy: Research and Engagement during Lockdown

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