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The AHRC have released some information regarding the International Placement Scheme opportunities for 2018! A number of M3C students were successful with their applications last year! To find out more please visit http://www.ahrc.ac.uk/funding/opportunities/current/international-placement-scheme-2018/ http://www.ahrc.ac.uk/funding/opportunities/current/international-placement-scheme-2018/  
The 2017 edition of October Dialogues hosts public conversations, presentations and performances exploring issues of representation, race and equity in contemporary society and in the cultural sector.  There is no requirement to attend the whole event - you can book to attend either the Day 1 Programme, Day 2 Programme or the Evening Performance.  This event is free to attend. You can register for your seat on our Eventbrite page. http://octoberdialogues2017.eventbrite.co.uk/?…
November 19, 10:30 am - 1:00 pm When literature from around the world is translated into English, we gain not just a physical book, but a whole new host of descriptions of places, people and ideas. This half-day studio workshop gives you a chance to think about what is ‘found’ in translation, and to turn those ideas into beautiful screen prints! Olivia Hellewell, translator and researcher, will be encouraging us to think about languages,…
Are you are interested in finding out about the AHRC Leaderships Fellow scheme:  http://www.ahrc.ac.uk/funding/opportunities/current/leadershipfellows/ http://www.ahrc.ac.uk/funding/opportunities/current/leadershipfellows/ The AHRC are holding  a Research Community Engagement event, to follow this year’s Leadership Fellows Conference on 6th November.  Researchers from across the Arts and Humanities Research Council subject remit, who do not currently hold, or have not previously held,…
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This blog post was originally published on www.jamesaitcheson.com http://www.jamesaitcheson.com on 10 September 2017. As many of you who follow me on Twitter and Facebook will already know, later this month I’ll be beginning a brand new chapter in my literary career. In just a few weeks I’ll be starting my PhD in Creative Writing at the University of Nottingham, thanks to an AHRC-funded studentship from the Midlands3Cities DTP http://www.midlands3cities.ac.uk.   1024px-University_of_Nottingham.…
On our last full day in LA, a small group of us went to visit the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA). With some students and staff having already visited the museum on the trip and saying how good it was, along with several enthusiastic “you MUST go to LACMA”’s prior to travelling, we thought it would be a nice way to wind down the trip. ‘LACMA is the largest art museum in the western United States, with a collection that includes nearly 130,…
On Wednesday, the whole group met up at the Warner Bros. Archive at USC, where we were given a tour by the curator, Brett. The tour began with a brief overview of the history of the archive. Brett explained how the archive was donated by Warner Bros. to the University of Southern California in 1978, and that the archive holds a vast range of Warner Bros. film, television and music material dating between 1918 and 1968. Due to a number of reasons, including the condition of the items,…
After a jam-packed day touring the studios the day before, we took time in the morning to catch up on some admin and (more importantly) celebrate Cassie’s birthday; which included mandatory party poppers, a helium balloon, and singing. In the afternoon, we headed to Venice Beach, to soak up the July 4th Festivities…  19904674_10155143573143612_2066863000_n.jpg19874041_10155143587293612_158951037_n.jpg19840434_10158910163760246_1491996402_o.jpg19723813_10158910163505246_626222374_o.jpg

 

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