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

Update: Professor Harriet Tarlo featured on BBC Radio Sheffield’s Creative Lives to talk about eco-poetry and Hallam’s upcoming Being Human Festival event, Writing the Water. Listen back from 2:14:28. 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 […]

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Fear 2000: Horror Uncaged – July 2023

Fear 2000

Fear 2000 is a conference series dedicated to twenty-first century horror media convened by Craig Ian Mann, Oli Hicks, Mars Nicoli and Kirstie Rutter at Sheffield Hallam University, hosted by the Centre for Culture, Media and Society and the Department of Media Arts and Communication at Sheffield Hallam University. The 2023 edition of Fear 2000, Horror Uncaged will be hosted both online […]

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‘Comes the Flood’: New exhibition reflects on Sheffield’s floods

'Comes the Flood' exhibition, with Ark Sheffield at Millennium Gallery. Image credit - Becky Payne

Academics and students from Sheffield Hallam University have added to the new Ruskin Collection displays at the Millennium Gallery reflecting on the impacts of flooding in Sheffield. Find out more on the SHU News website here. Comes the Flood is a redisplay of the Ruskin Collection which reimagines objects from Sheffield’s major floods and artworks of Venice as fragments from cities destroyed […]

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From Valley to Fishtail – Exhibition at Soft Ground Sheffield

From Valley to Fishtail Exhibition at Soft Ground Sheffield

Please join us for the private view of From Valley to Fishtail on Tuesday 24 January 1800-2000, at Soft Ground, Sheffield City Centre. This exhibition responds to a SHU Go Global trip to Nepal which took place in September 2022. Students and staff from a range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses worked individually and in small teams to gather and create […]

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‘a sukkah for our times’: City centre installation by PhD researcher Max Munday and local Jewish community

2022-10 'a sukkah for our times' Drawing - Image credit Max Munday

a sukkah for our times Wednesday 12 – Friday 14 October 2022 Sheffield Winter Garden You can hear audio of this text being read out here: a sukkah for our times audio. a sukkah for our times is an art installation and event-space created for the festival of Sukkot by PhD researcher Max Munday and members of the local Jewish community, including Ken […]

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Ashely Barnes speaks with BBC Radio Sheffield about short story dispensers at Off the Shelf Festival

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Short stories to go at Off the Shelf Festival of Words Ashley Barnes, deputy head of the Department of Humanities has been speaking to BBC Radio Sheffield (1:41:20) about Short Story Dispenser machines which were positioned at Sheffield Central Library and the Millennium Gallery during Off the Shelf this year. The Dispensers offer short stories and poems on different themes […]

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Diane A. Rodgers brings us Perspectives on Contemporary Legend: reflections on an international contemporary legend conference

For the week of Monday 28 June – Friday 2nd July 2021, I was in virtual attendance at Perspectives on Contemporary Legend, the 38th International conference of the International Society for Contemporary Legend Research, postponed due to coronavirus restrictions and necessarily shifted online. Over the course of my PhD, I have presented work at a vast array of conferences, including […]

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Transmission: Becky Shaw and Katrina Palmer – Tuesday 25 February 2020

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TRANSMISSION 2020 Keywords are words or concepts of significance. Sometimes they are used as shortcuts to interpretation or expectation. Words (and concepts) have multiple and often contradictory meanings. They are not fixed, and there may be a struggle over their definitions. They change and flow or are blocked and fought over. They are employed, weaponised, or otherwise. This year Transmission […]

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Transnational Popular Culture as a Catalyst for Social Change – 22-23 June 2020 – Call for contributions open until 29 March

Transnational Popular Culture as a catalyst for social change Sheffield Hallam University Research Cluster

Transnational Popular Culture as a Catalyst for Social Change Workshops Sheffield Hallam University, Monday 22 and Tuesday 23 June 2020 Call for contributions Changing minds changes lives. Popular culture has enormous discursive power which creates meaning through storytelling and performance, and can thus be used as a political tool for social change. Arts and Humanities put the human at the […]

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‘Gravity 2020: Museum’ – Becky Shaw and Frances Scott in discussion

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  Gravity: Museum   We look forward to a new season of Gravity lectures convened in partnership with Museums Sheffield. Through Gravity, we offer an innovation platform that aims to build a learning community seeking new forms of understanding of art practice through speculative conversations that are often propositional and co-created between students and speakers. Each presentation will begin with […]

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