School of Humanities

News and events from the University of Brighton's Humanities programme areas

Michael Neu Just Liberal Violence

Michael Neu Just Liberal Violence book launch

Humanities students are invited to attend the launch of lecturer Dr Michael Neu’s new book (25 January, 6.30pm, Pavilion Parade) which critically examines forms of direct and structural violence that others may be ‘justly’ subjected to. 

Thinking of studying Globalisation?

Read course leader Dr Robin Dunford’s latest published piece – an article in the Journal of Global Ethics arguing that decolonial theory can offer a distinctive and valuable ethical lens. 

The radical feminism of Shulamith Firestone by Victoria Margree

The Radical Feminism of Shulamith Firestone

Principal Lecturer Dr Victoria Margree’s new book on the controversial theories of 70s feminist Firestone is set to be published on 29 June 2018.

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Humanities professor honoured by North American Society for the Sociology of Sport

University of Brighton Professor of Leisure Studies Alan Tomlinson, along with John Sugden, Professor of the Sociology of Sport, have been honoured for their “high quality and sustained profile of their scholarship.”

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Careers advice drop-in at Pavilion Parade

On Thursday 7 December 10am-1pm, the careers service are running drop-in sessions at Pavilion Parade for Humanities students.

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Maps and Lives exhibition at Phoenix Gallery on until 3 Dec

Students from our History of Art and Design courses have been creating a Brighton streetscape as part of a collective project – come along and participate. 

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Did you know about these studio facilities?

At our Watts building there are specialist facilities for use by all students and staff across the university. Book now!

Thinking of taking a placement module?

Watch this film where students tell us how two practice modules helped their studies and career prospects.

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English grad Munroe Bergdorf on ‘that’ Dove advert

The transgender activist and model who studied Media and English Language at Brighton was back on Good Morning Britain discussing the controversial advert.

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Lecturers Erika Tan and Dr Lara Perry in conversation

Book your free place at this discussion of Tan’s recent series of films at the Royal Pavilion on 16 November.

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Last chance for entries to Arts Council Poetry Festival

University of Brighton is partnering with the Arts Council’s Brighton & Hove Poetry Festival this year – and you have until 18 October to enter the poetry competition, with the winner announced at the November event.

New lecture series announced: Thinking the Politics of ‘Race’

Held at Edward Street, these lectures – which run from October 2017 to March 2018 – see visiting academics discuss this thought-provoking issue. 

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Why did the KLF burn £1m?

A University of Brighton art historian is taking part in a mock trial of a rock band that burned £1m.

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Hospital artefacts collected in university project

The University of Brighton is working with the Royal Sussex County Hospital, The Keep and the Royal Pavilion and Museums to collect artefacts and oral histories for future generations.

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