2007-2008

Programme for Summer 2008

Date      
Speaker 
 Topic
Friday 
25 Apr
Bill Rolston 
University of Ulster
Politics & Ideology in Belfast Murals
Friday
9 May
Michael Corris 
Sheffield Hallam University in conversation with Andrew Hemingway
Launch of Michael Corris’s new book Ad Reinhardt
Wednesday
21 May

Stathis Kouvelakis 
Kings College London
Painting the Absent God: Sartre’s Analysis of Tintoretto
Friday
6 Jun
Alex Potts 
University of Michigan
Joseph Beuys & Asgar Jorn: Formations of a Political Art

Programme for Spring 2008

Date      
Speaker 
 Topic
Friday 
11 January
Suman Gupta
Open University
Representing Mass Protest: 15 February 2003
Friday
1 February
Bill Rolston 
University of Ulster
Politics & Ideology in Belfast Murals
Friday 15 February
Maggie Gray 
University College London
The Fantasy Bribe: Comics, Punk, and the Perfect Product
Friday
14 march
Mike Sanders
University of Manchester
'Talking by turns of politics and poetry': Chartist Poetry and the Chartist Imaginary

Programme for Autumn 2007

Date     
Speaker
 Topic
Friday
12 October
Jody Patterson
University College London
Modernism for the Masses: Stuart Davis and Muralism in New Deal New York
Friday
2 November
Mark Neocleous
Brunel University
Security Fetishism
Friday 23 November
David Margolies
formerly Goldsmiths University
Christopher Caudwell: The Most Marxist of Marxist Critics
Friday
14 December
Pete Smith
Thames Valley University
Cultural Labour & the Role of Art: Commitment & Prctice in the Work of William Morris

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