Events

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Upcoming events

  • ‘Ecofeminism to Alt-Right: Gay Frogs, Xenoestrogens and Contemporary Environmental Culture’ Dr Hannah Kate Boas.

    Wednesday, 27 March 2019, 6-7.30pm

    This lecture is part of the Institute of Humanities Research Seminar Series 2019 ‘Ecofeminism to Alt-Right: Gay Frogs, Xenoestrogens and Contemporary Environmental Culture’, Dr Hannah Kate Boast University of Birmingham. Dr Boast lectures at the University of Birmingham, focusing on twentieth and twenty-first century literature at all levels, postcolonial studies, ecocriticism, and literary theory, particularly feminist and queer theory This event will take place in Meeting Room 2

  • Derek Boshier - At the Art House Open Lecture Series

    Thursday, 28 March 2019, 4.30-6.30pm

    Meadow Arts and the University of Worcester’s Fine Art department, are delighted to present the fourth annual series of artists’ talks in the University's brand new art studios, The Art House in Worcester City Centre. Some of the most exciting contemporary artists working in the UK will be visiting Worcester to talk about their artwork, ideas and the processes they use in a series of free talks. Derek Boshier first came to prominence with his paintings as a student at the Royal College of Art in London where he studied alongside David Hockney, Allen Jones, R.B. Kitaj, and others. Embracing the iconography of British and American mass culture, his paintings earned him recognition as one of the pioneers of British Pop Art. Derek's graphic work with popular music groups such as The Clash and with David Bowie has brought his work to a wider audience. Works by Boshier can be found in major museum collections including Tate, The British Museum and the V&A.

  • Share and Inspire - 'Creative Approaches' Early Career Teachers Conference

    Thursday, 28 March 2019, 8.30-15.30

    The Share and Inspire Conference recognises the steep learning curves of newly qualified teachers and seeks to create a professional learning community to support and inspire individuals in their new careers. This Share and Inspire Conference will give early careers teachers the opportunity to: - Explore teaching strategies that enhance creativity - Reflect on think-pieces and collaborate with your peers, focusing on key areas of self-development - Join the university's ambition to establish and sustain a regional peer network where you can share ideas and support each other to stay resilient, healthy and successful.

  • Applicant Visit Day and Open Day

    Saturday, 30 March 2019, 10am - 3pm

    An opportunity for you to look round the University, whether you've made an application or you're thinking of applying.

  • Johnny 'Mogs' Morris Reading from his new Children's Book 'GRIFF'

    Sunday, 31 March 2019, 16:00

    This event is provided by the University of Worcester Creative Writing department as part of the Spring Reading Series: Griff is a Dog Made of Stone. By day he sits in Mrs McGuillycuddy's Garden, but by night he comes to life. GRIFF is the new children's novel from Johnny 'Mogs' Morris, Published by Black Pear Press. Come along and hear a reading, meet the author and learn about GRIFF the dog!

  • Annie Attridge - At the Art House Open Lecture Series

    Thursday, 04 April 2019, 4.30-6.30pm

    Meadow Arts and the University of Worcester’s Fine Art department, are delighted to present the fourth annual series of artists’ talks in the University's brand new art studios, The Art House in Worcester City Centre. Some of the most exciting contemporary artists working in the UK will be visiting Worcester to talk about their artwork, ideas and the processes they use in a series of free talks. Since graduating from the Royal Academy Schools in 2002, Attridge’s practice has focused on exploring female sexuality through the use of different materials such as household materials, jesmonite and more recently porcelain. Attridge produces small scale, delicately crafted figurative scenes and objects that are expressionistic, mythological and often overtly sexual.

  • Writing to Save the Environment - Hear Our Voices! Time for Change.

    Tuesday, 09 April 2019, 19:00

    This event is provided by the University of Worcester Creative Writing department as part of the Spring Reading Series: 2nd Year Environmental Writing Students will present the best of their stories and poems in this free to all event.

  • ‘Nightmares about fossils’: Spectral Children in Hilary Mantel’s A Change of Climate’ - Dr Lucy Arnold

    Wednesday, 10 April 2019, 6-7.30pm

    This lecture is part of the Institute of Humanities Research Seminar Series 2019 ‘Nightmares about fossils’: Spectral Children in Hilary Mantel’s A Change of Climate’ - Dr Lucy Arnold Dr Lucy Arnold is a specialist in Contemporary literature at the University of Worcester, with particular research interests in contemporary gothic, narratives of haunting, contemporary women’s writing and psychoanalytic criticism. She is an expert in the work of Booker Prize winning novelist, Hilary Mantel and her monograph 'Hilary Mantel: Haunted Decades' is forthcoming in association with Bloomsbury in 2019. This event will take place in the Glass Room, Level 0.

  • THE VIVIT EXPERIENCE

    Saturday, 13 April 2019, 10.00-15:00

    The event is open to students studying across Worcester as well as any students on placements at NHS Trust Hospitals across the Midlands. The VIVIT Experience is a nationally award winning academic experience offering you the chance to participate in a recreated post mortem experience conducted on VIVIT -the worlds only semi-synthetic human cadaver. During this special 5 hour experience you will be taken on a scientifically accurate recreated human body dissection learning in-depth anatomy and physiology relevant to your academic studies. The course is designed to support those students currently at a University studying in the biosciences, health, sports or associated degree pathways that require an understanding of advanced anatomy and physiology or indeed the associated clinical pathologies. The procedure will be lead by Samuel Piri & his team who will first set out the basics of anatomical dissection before systematically working their way through the anatomical cavities comparing normal specimens with various states of pathology. You will also be taught a variety of important clinical skills including interpreting X-rays and linking symptoms to clinical diagnosis. There will be the opportunity to ask questions and at the same time handle the anatomical samples and even the chance to undertake some dissection for yourself.

  • Claire Trévien - Reads From Her New Pamphet 'Brain Fugue'

    Tuesday, 23 April 2019, 19:00

    This event is provided by the University of Worcester Creative Writing department as part of the Spring Reading Series: Claire Trévien, who created Sabotage Reviews and Awards will be reading from her new Pamphlet 'Brain Fugue' in this free event.

  • Math Jones Reads From His New Collection 'The Knotsman'

    Tuesday, 23 April 2019, 19:00

    This event is provided by the University of Worcester Creative Writing department as part of the Spring Reading Series: Math Jones, actor and Poet, reads from his new collection 'The Knotsman' in this free event. Jones utilises unusual metre and poetical styles rooted in history to create a truly engaging performance.

  • ‘Transnational mobility, social mobility and subjectivity’, Dr Radu Cinpoes

    Wednesday, 01 May 2019, 6-7.30pm

    This lecture is part of the Institute of Humanities Research Seminar Series 2019 ‘Transnational mobility, social mobility and subjectivity’, Dr Radu Cinpoes (Kingston University, London) Dr Radu Cinpoes is an Associate Professor in Politics, Human Rights and International Relations, and the Head of the Department of Politics, International Relations and Human Rights at Kingston University London. He has published work on published on nationalism, radical right, political participation and on the politics of intolerance. This event will take place in the Glass Room, Level 0.