Posts by andrewbradburn

Soundscape: Memory of Unrepeat

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Clare Archibald, a current MSc Filmmaking and Media Arts student, is a hybrid writer and poet with an interest in between genre interplay of words, sound and image. She also coordinates Lone Women in Flashes of Wilderness, a collaborative project exploring women’s ideas on, and experiences of aloneness, darkness and wilderness. We spoke to Clare… Continue reading

Inspiring Women: the stories behind our pictures for International Women’s Day

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To mark International Women’s Day in 2020, the University of Glasgow recreated a 150 year old photo of male senior academics with women from the university’s community. In the spirit of this, different schools in the College of Arts recreated photos of inspirational women in arts which were nominated by our staff members, using the… Continue reading

Congratulations to our PGT prizewinners!

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Each year, a prize is awarded to our top performers on our postgraduate taught programmes. This year, the prize has been shared between Katie Lombardo (MLitt Art History: Renaissance) and Ilia Ryzhenko (MLitt Film & Television Studies), who both achieved outstanding results in their dissertations. We spoke to Katie and Ilia to find out what… Continue reading

Sculptural Representations | A visit to Sofia’s Museum of Socialist Art

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Clarrie Mowforth, a student on our MSc Creative Industries and Cultural Policy programme tells her about her experience at the Museum of Socialist Art in Sofia, Bulgaria. As a student of Creative Industries and Cultural Policy, when I travel abroad, (or anywhere) I become acutely interested in cultural attractions on offer to the humble tourist, and of observing the place of culture and heritage within a city. This was no different on a recent… Continue reading

INTERNSHIP: Visual Arts and Climate Change Adaptation

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While studying on our Masters programme in History of Art, MSc Collecting and Provenance student Justyna Ładosz is completing an internship with local charity Creative Carbon Scotland. Here she tells us about her experience. Over the last six months I have been working as the Arts and Adaptation Research Intern for Creative Carbon Scotland (CCS). CCS is a charity working across Scotland, which aims to increase collaboration between the cultural and sustainability sectors. My job was… Continue reading

Investigating the Hidden Histories of the Citizens Theatre Through Playwriting

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PhD candidate Jenny Knotts tells us about her research into the history of Glasgow’s Citizens Theatre.   My Practice-as- Research PhD, Play/writing histories: Navigating the Personal, Public and Institutional stories of Theatre Space. An Architextural study of the Citizens Theatre combines playwriting practice and architectural theory to explore hidden histories of Glasgow’s Citizens Theatre, whilst… Continue reading

Stirling Castle | A Renaissance Palace Field Trip

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This month, the students from our Postgraduate ‘Renaissance Dress’ course took a field trip to Stirling Castle, led by our resident Dress Historian Dr Sally Tuckett and Stirling Castle expert Dr Sally Rush. Postgraduate student Laura Oland from the MLitt Dress and Textile Histories programme tells us about her experience.   As an international student… Continue reading

An Evening’s Potential

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Each year, students on our Theatre Studies Postgraduate Taught programmes stage a play-reading event to showcase their works in progress. MLitt Theatre Studies student Hannah Harper tells us about her experience.     There’s something incredibly magical about staged play-readings – maybe it’s the overwhelming potential of the work, yet to be unlocked; perhaps it’s… Continue reading

Writing a Dissertation Part 1: Planning Your Writing Schedule

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By Madeline Chandler, MLitt Film and Television Studies If you want to send a postgrad into a stressed out frenzy, ask them what their dissertation topic is. I am doing my second masters now and as hard as I tried last year, it wasn’t until my dissertation was finished and bound that I could say,… Continue reading

Sound Thought Festival – May 2017

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Our postgraduate students in Music have been involved in the Sound Thought festival, celebrating Music and Sound Research, Composition and Performance. Here, the team tell us about the festival and their experiences.  Sound Thought has been a regular event in Glasgow since 2007, when current lecturer in music at the University of Glasgow, Dr. Drew Hammond, established… Continue reading