Posts tagged with ‘people and culture’

San Junipero screening and Q&A

The Rights and Justice Research Priority Area presents a screening of San Junipero, followed by a Q&A. San Junipero is the fourth episode of the third series of Black Mirror, and aired in 2016. Part of LGBT History Month.

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Storm Drenched Minds: a film screening

Storm-Drenched Minds is a documentary feature film directed by Karine Lhémon, which tells the story of Hélène and Laurence. Hélène and Laurence’s norms, as out lesbians, as disabled women, living outside the city as poets and artists, are ‘abnormal’ for many. The film exposes an environment designed primarily for able-bodied people, but also the doubts, dramas, tenacity, creativity, laughter, complicity and love of two people. Part of LGBT History Month.

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Holocaust Memorial Day

Join us in the Portland Atrium for a live webcast of a testimony from Holocaust survivor Mala Tribich.

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Citizens of the Third Reich – Everyday Betrayals and the Pink Triangle Prisoners of Sachsenhausen

Dr Max Biddulph, Associate Professor in the School of Education, launches LGBT History Month 2017 with a public lecture. Join us for an exploration of the experiences of pink-triangle prisoners at Sachsenhausen and how social context impacts on our concept of citizenship. How does living in a totalitarian regime influence the behaviour of its citizens, and what are the implications for contemporary societies?

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In conversation with Paralympic swimmer Charlotte Henshaw

Join the People and Culture Team for this event, in conversation with Charlotte Henshaw. Charlotte has been on the British Para-Swimming Team for almost ten years and has won medals at every level of competition including silver at the Paralympics in London.

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Disability December

During December the University will be hosting a series of events which focus on raising awareness […]

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A journey through anxiety

Join us for ‘A journey through anxiety’, in which Jacqueline Crockford and Claire Henson share their conversation on living with anxiety.

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Still Alice screening

Join us for a screening of Still Alice, the 2014 film starring Julianne Moore based on Lisa Genova’s 2007 bestselling novel. The film will be accompanied by a discussion with Professor Justine Schneider, PhD candidate Emily Cousins and Dr Lysia Teo, who will be discussing the Dementia Friendly University project.

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In your head: spoken word expression of mental health

Come along to ‘In your head: spoken word expression of mental health’ in partnership with Rough Trade, featuring Jess Green, Eagle Spits and other performers.

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The evolution of an EMCEE: History of hip hop with Akala

History of Hip Hop – The Evolution of an Emcee – Overview of the oral traditions, musical, cultural and political movements that have contributed to the evolution of Emceeing so far with guest speaker, Akala.

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