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Annual Harry Street Lecture

This year's Harry Street lecture will be delivered by Lucy Powell, MP for Manchester Central. She is an extremely active member of Parliament and served as a Shadow Education Secretary from 2015 to 2016.

Thu 15 Nov

School of Law

Free

Art History Seminar: "Agnes Varda and Memory: Three Jumpers in Three Films"

Hazel Shaw, PhD candidate in Art History, will be delivering her research paper on French film director Agnes Varda. In this paper Hazel will draw out the significance of three jumpers in three of Varda's films and explore the ways memories are contained in them.

Wed 2 May

School of Arts, Languages and Cultures

Free

Art History Seminar: Dr Bernard Vere "Body Politics: Sport and the Avant-Garde Between the Wars"

Dr Bernard Vere (Program Director, MA Fine and Decorative Art and Design, Sotheby's Institute of Art) specializes in art from the late-nineteenth to mid-twentieth century. His work explores the connection between technological advances and the rise of the metropolis in modernist art, particularly in its implications for…

Wed 25 Apr

School of Arts, Languages and Cultures

Free

CIDRAL Masterclass: Michael North, 'Cultural Exchanges'

This event is part of CIDRAL's 2017/18 programme, The Constraints of Creativity. Hallsworth Visiting Fellow, Michael North (Professor of Modern History, University of Greifswald), will lead a masterclass entitled 'Cultural Exchanges'.

Tue 8 May

School of Arts, Languages and Cultures

Free

CIDRAL Public Lecture: Andrew McGettigan: 'The politics & policy of English HE in 2018: why is another review under way?'

This event is part of CIDRAL's 2017/18 programme, The Constraints of Creativity. In this talk, Andrew McGettigan (University of the Arts London), author of The Great University Gamble: Money, Markets and the Future of Higher Education (London: Pluto, 2013), will discuss the current crisis affecting the university…

Thu 24 May

School of Arts, Languages and Cultures

Free

CIDRAL Public Lecture: Michael North, 'Connected Oceans: Seas as Media of Global Exchange'

This event is part of CIDRAL's 2017/18 programme, The Constraints of Creativity. Hallsworth Visiting Fellow, Michael North (Professor of Modern History, University of Greifswald), will deliver a public lecture entitled 'Connected Oceans: Seas as Media of Global Exchange'.

Wed 2 May

School of Arts, Languages and Cultures

Free

CIDRAL Public Lecture: Pierpaolo Antonello: 'Bruno Munari’s Political Aesthetics'

This event is part of CIDRAL's 2017/18 programme, The Constraints of Creativity. Pierpaolo Anontello (Reader in Italian Literature and Culture, University of Cambridge) will deliver a public lecture entitled 'Bruno Munari’s Political Aesthetics'.

Tue 8 May

School of Arts, Languages and Cultures

Free

CIDRAL Seminar: Scott Herring, 'The Hoarders: Material Deviance in Modern American Culture'

This event is co-hosted by the Sexuality summer School and CIDRAL. Scott Herring (James H. Rudy Professor of English, Indiana University), will lead a seminar entitled 'The Hoarders: Material Deviance in Modern American Culture'.

Mon 21 May

School of Arts, Languages and Cultures

Free

Tue 22 May

School of Arts, Languages and Cultures

Free

CIDRAL Symposium: 'Contemporary Enchantments: A Workshop on Art and Magic Today'

This event is part of CIDRAL's 2017/18 programme, The Constraints of Creativity Convened by Dr Charlie Miller (Art History and Visual Studies, University of Manchester)

Thu 10 May

School of Arts, Languages and Cultures

Free

GDI Lecture with Dr Sara Dorman: Understanding Zimbabwe: from liberation to authoritarianism

The Global Development Institute Lecture Series is pleased to present Dr Sara Dorman, The University of Edinburgh, to discuss Zimbabwe: from liberation to authoritarianism Zimbabwe’s recent history has been shaped by battles about who speaks for the nation, one fought out in struggles for control of political…

Wed 2 May

Joint lecture with MANCASS: Michael Wood ‘The Lady of the Mercians: Aethelflaed (d. 1100 years ago), daughter of Alfred the Great’

Joint lecture with MANCASS: Michael Wood ‘The Lady of the Mercians: Aethelflaed (d. 1100 years ago), daughter of Alfred the Great’

Thu 3 May

School of Arts, Languages and Cultures

Free

Lecture "Hieroglyphics of Blackness"

Henry "Box" Brown Inaugural Lecture in American Studies by Dr Ivy Wilson (Northwestern)

Wed 2 May

School of Arts, Languages and Cultures

Free

Literature Live: Jesmyn Ward

Manchester Literature Festival are thrilled to present a rare UK event with acclaimed American author Jesmyn Ward. Based in Mississippi, Jesmyn is the author of the memoir Men We Reaped and the novels Salvage the Bones, Where the Line Bleeds and Sing, Unburied, Sing. She is also the editor of The Fire This Time: A New…

Fri 27 Apr

School of Arts, Languages and Cultures

£7 (£5)

Manchester Medieval Society Yearly Excursion

Excursion to the Peak District, itinerary to be confirmed

Sat 12 May

Wed 25 Apr

School of Arts, Languages and Cultures

Free

Public Lecture: Scott Herring, 'Queer Longing: Some Thoughts on Longevity'

This event is co-hosted by the Sexuality summer School and CIDRAL. Scott Herring (James H. Rudy Professor of English, Indiana University), will deliver a public lecture entitled 'Senior Living with Charles Henri Ford'.

Mon 21 May

School of Arts, Languages and Cultures

Free

The University of Manchester Community Festival 2018

June 2018 will see the return of our free Community Festival, packed with fun interactive activities for all the family. We will be throwing open our doors to our local friends and neighbours to discover the variety of things we do here at the University of Manchester. Visitors will be able to go behind the scenes at…

Sat 16 Jun

The White Review

The White Review’s editors Željka Maroševic and Francesca Wade introduce an evening of readings from recent contributors to the literary magazine described by Deborah Levy as ‘nothing less than a cultural revolution’. The White Review’s poetry editor Kayo Chingonyi, and writer in residence at the Centre for New…

Mon 30 Apr

School of Arts, Languages and Cultures

Free

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