Writing the Water – Eco-poetry workshops cruising the Sheffield waterways as part of Being Human festival – 18 November 2023

Writing the Water image - barge on canal, courtesy of Amy Carter Gordon

Join us on 18 November 2023 for an eco-poetry workshop exploring the Sheffield and Tinsley Canal – Writing the Water. Sheffield Hallam University, in collaboration with the River Don Project and Opus Independents, presents two eco-poetry workshops exploring our unique interactions, meaning, value and connections to our waterways. From commercial beginnings in 1819, the Sheffield and Tinsley Canal is now […]

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Wednesday 11 October 2023 – ‘Overspill: Presences, Processes, Perspectives event’ – in conversation with Rosana Cade

All are warmly invited to this screening and in conversation with Rosana Cade. This event is part of the research seminar series Overspill: Presences, Processes & Perspectives hosted at Sheffield Hallam University by Dr Sophie Swoffer (Lecturer in Performance). The event includes a screening of the creative documentary film ‘Walking:Holding’ by Rosana Cade, Claire Nolan and Charlie Cauchi. This film […]

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Professor John Goodby contributing to three events commemorating the 70th anniversary of the death of poet Dylan Thomas

Professor John Goodby (Professor of Arts and Culture, Sheffield Hallam University) will be a main contributor to three upcoming events that are being held to commemorate the seventieth anniversary of the death of poet Dylan Thomas in 1953. Thursday 19 October 2023 – ‘Dylan Thomas: 70 Years On’ talk in the York Alive cultural festival. In this special event for […]

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Harriet Earle talks to BBC Radio to discuss the Beano comics ahead of the 85th anniversary

Dr Harriet Earle recently spoke to BBC Radio Sheffield (listen back from 2:04:50) and BBC Radio Scotland (listen back from 54:20) about the Beano comics and their diverse changes ahead of the 85th anniversary. Dr Harriet Earle is a Senior Lecturer in English and Creative Writing at Sheffield Hallam University. Dr Earle’s research focuses on representations of conflict and trauma […]

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Tuesday 6th June 2023 – ‘OVERSPILL: Presences, Processes, Perspectives’ event – in conversation with Dr Jungmin Song

All are warmly invited to the second event in the series of Overspill, which is online in conversation with special guest speaker innovative interdisciplinary artist Dr Jungmin Song. Overspill is a series of in conversation events and sharings with interdisciplinary artists working within the creative arts industry. This research series focuses on celebrating the practice of artists who are making […]

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Professor Matthew Stibbe has new book ‘Debates on the German Revolution of 1918-9’ published by Manchester University Press

Professor Matthew Stibbe (Professor of Modern European History) has had a new book published this month. The book, Debates on the German Revolution of 1918-19, has been published by Manchester University Press, and examines how the debate on the revolution has evolved from August 1919 to the present day. For more information about the book please visit the Manchester University […]

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‘Internment during the First World War. The Global German Experience’ Exhibition launched on 26th April 2023

A recording of the presentations from the exhibition is now available as a German Historical Institute London (GHIL) podcast here.   The exhibition ‘Behind the Wire and Virtual Reality Experience’ will be shown in the German Historical Institute London until 30 June 2023. For further details please click here.   For information about the ‘What WW1 civilian internment can teach […]

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Professor Harriet Tarlo Inaugural Lecture – Ecopoetic experiments with place, people and form: Can poetry help us engage with our changing world?

Wednesday 19th April 2023, 18:00-20:00 In this interactive lecture, Professor Harriet Tarlo will explore the ways in which it is possible to engage creatively with landscape, environment and the more‐than‐human world. In essence, the theme is collaboration with people and place. Working with people such as other artists, environmental groups, students, and the wider public is an important part of […]

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OVERSPILL: A new interdisciplinary research seminar series convened by Dr Sophie Swoffer (Lecturer in Performance)

Overspill logo, courtesy of Sophie Swoffer

Overspill is a new interdisciplinary research seminar series which consists of in-conversation evenings and practice sharing events with artists and individuals working across the creative industries. This research series focuses on celebrating the practice of artists who are making important work that also pushes against and explodes beyond the understood boundaries of creative work. Presence and agency will be considered […]

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