Professor Helen Lovatt, Department of Classics, gives this inaugural lecture discussing how ancient epic uses the idea of the journey, and how these journeys were used in later cultures.
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.
This lecture from Dr Helen Lovatt focuses on This lecture focuses on Lawrence’s adventurous choices in adapting the Aeneid for young readers. Part of the Popular Culture Lecture Series.
The Being Human Festival returns in 2015, showcasing the role that the humanities have in the cultural, intellectual, political and social life in the UK. This year’s Nottinghamshire theme is ‘Creative City’. The University of Nottingham, working with a range of external partners in the East Midlands, will hold a series of events focused on the city of Nottingham as a creative space and source of inspiration.
Professor Gregory Woods, poet and academic, presents ‘The continuing need for lesbian and gay literature’. With an introduction from Dr Abigail Ward, School of English. Free lecture for LGBT History Month, all welcome.
Nottingham City Libraries, The University of Nottingham and I’m Not From London present ‘Read Hear’. This event will feature music and spoken word from Rob Green and other performers. Part of LGBT History Month.
Timo Schrader, School of Cultures, Languages and Area Studies, discusses ‘Slam poetry, verbal combat and the death of art debate’. Part of the Popular Culture Lecture Series. Art by Mishka Colombo.