Annual Playreading Event

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On Wednesday July 29 the MLitt Playwriting and Dramaturgy cohort had the pleasure of hosting our annual postgraduate play reading event in the James Arnott Theatre. For this event, our playwrights and dramaturgs teamed up to select 15 minute excerpts from their work-in-progress scripts to be performed in a staged reading. The selections came from… Continue reading

A Workshop on Exploring Socially Engaged Arts Practice with Catrin Evans

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Sitting on the floor of the theatre space, before the five hour session begins in earnest, I have only a vague grasp on what a socially engaged arts practice is (less still about how to explore one). Catrin Evans, artistic director of A Moment’s Peace, subsequently guides this exploration generously; with lots of space for… Continue reading

Workshop Event on Film Tourism

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On May 15th 2015, Film and Television Studies at the University of Glasgow hosted a one-day workshop on the subject of Film Tourism. Entitled “Developing Film Tourism: Theory and Practice,” the workshop was co-organised by myself and Professor David Martin-Jones, and it aimed to enhance our understanding of film tourism by considering the resonances it… Continue reading

Annual TS, FTV and CCPR Postgraduate Symposium

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This year’s TS, FTV & CCPR Postgraduate Symposium took place at the Gilmorehill Centre on Tuesday 12th & Wednesday 13th May 2015. The purpose of the annual interdisciplinary symposium is to provide an opportunity for PhD students to practice presenting their work, along with a great chance to network with those from other Subjects. This… Continue reading

Dublin Study Trip // April 2015 // MLitt: Art: Politics: Transgression: 20th Century Avant-Gardes

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Between the 20th and 23rd of April 2015 the MLitt Art History: Art, Politics, Transgression group visited Dublin on a study trip in conjunction with the National College of Art and Design Dublin for the symposium Art/History/Politics: Contemporary Artists in Conversation. The event was organised to bring together University of Glasgow History of Art students… Continue reading

MSc Filmmaking and Media Arts students celebrate 65th Berlin International Film Festival // 5-15 February 2015

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In one of the coldest months of February in recent memory, the MSc Filmmaking and Media Arts group flew out to Berlin to celebrate the city’s 65th annual film festival. The films were many and the sleeps were few – lots of queuing lay in wait amongst the hundreds of journalists, filmmakers and enthusiasts waiting… Continue reading