Posts by andrewbradburn

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

Glasgow Glam Rock Dialogues – Behind the scenes

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MSc Filmmaking and Media Arts students Caitlyn Foster and Chiara Passarini have been involved in the performance-lecture series Glasgow Glam Rock Dialogues, which was established by David Archibald (Film and TV) and Carl Lavery (Theatre) in 2016. The Dialogues, which involves a number of academics in the School of Culture and Creative Arts plus musicians… Continue reading

17th Century Dutch Painting Reconstruction

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History of Art postgraduate taught student Riley Cruttenden from our Technical Art History programme tells us about the reconstruction of a 17th Century Dutch painting. MLitt students in Technical Art History created reconstructions of 17th century Dutch canvas stretching and painting preparation processes. Technical Art History makes use of primary sources, scientific analysis, and technical reconstructions to… Continue reading

The Art of Care-full Practice: a symposium

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Master’s student Daniel Boden from our MLitt Playwriting and Dramaturgy programme tells us about his experience working at The Art of Care-full Practice symposium. Last month, I had the opportunity to attend and serve as helper for The Art of Care-full Practice: Taking care of others and the self in participatory performance. This symposium, organised… Continue reading

Film City Glasgow: the filmmaking world in focus

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MLitt Film & TV student Madeline Chandler tells us about the recent student visit to ‘Film City Glasgow’, a vibrant hub which supports the creative industries. The MLitt Film and Television Studies students just had the distinct pleasure of attending a tour of Film City Glasgow. To start off, being able to get into the… Continue reading

Living with the Gilmore Girls: A tribute to truly comforting telly

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Kerr Castle is a PhD student of Film and Television Studies. The following post is from Kerr’s ‘Comfort TV’ blog. There’s something special about Gilmore Girls (Warner Bros. Television, 2000-2007; Netflix, 2016). It’s completely unlike any other television show. On paper, it’s a comedy-drama hybrid about a mother and daughter living in a quirky, close-knit town,… Continue reading

Strolling through the streets and galleries of Berlin: Field Trip of MLitt: Art: Politics: Transgression: 20th Century Avant-Gardes

Earlier this spring, students from our History of Art PGT programme ‘Art, Politics, Transgression’ took a study trip to Berlin. Students Jana Jankuliaková and Peter Tuka tell us about their trip.   In February this year we APT-ers, as we are colloquially called, took a field trip to Berlin as a part of our course… Continue reading