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Carolyn Thompson’s ‘Post Moderns’ art exhibition

Leeds School of Arts Academics review Carolyn Thompson’s ‘Post Moderns’ art exhibition at Shandy Hall in their text, ‘Breaking and Entering’

Palm trees in California

California Researchin'

Dr Kiff Bamford talks about his research interest in Jean-François Lyotard and his recent visit to the University of California, Irvine where Lyotard once taught.

The Georges Perec book cover

Georges Perec book chapter and reading

Dr Oliver Bray, Director of Arts in the Leeds School of Arts, delivered a reading at the book launch of a new edited volume titled Georges Perec’s Geographies.

50 different publications from Information as Material

Avant-Garde Literature

Two of the books that have been published by the publishing imprint, Information as Material which was founded in 2002 by Professor Simon Morris, have been reviewed in a recent edition of the Times Literary Supplement.

Cover of "Music Beyond Airports"

Ambient House: “Little Fluffy Clouds” And The Sampler As Time Machine

Senior Lecturer in Music and Sound Dr Justin Morey investigates the role of ambient music in society and todays musical culture in a new publication that bring together a series of essays on the subject. 

Teresa Brayshaw holding a copy of The 21st Century Performance Reader

The Twenty-First Century Performance Reader

Academics from The Leeds School of Arts are set to mark the launch of The Twenty-First Century Performance Reader with a series of durational readings and in-conversation sessions featuring Professor Richard Demarco CBE at the Edinburgh festival.

Jason Staham Conference

Jason Statham Scholars take work on tour in run-up to book’s release

Northern Film School researchers Dr Steven Gerrard and Natasha Parcei recently took their work to the Fan Studies Network at the end of June, hosted at the University of Portsmouth, to promote their forthcoming book on British action hero Jason Statham.

04/07/19
Natasha Parcei in front of a screen Natasha Parcei

Older women in horror

A doctoral candidate from the Leeds Arts Research Centre (LARC) has celebrated her first publication.

22/05/19
Natasha Parcei in front of a screen Natasha Parcei
Cover for the book about film

Grimly Fiendish – Horror books success for three LBU staff

The castle on the hill. The fog on the moor. A baying hound howling at the moon. A vampire takes flight. And an evil scientist creates a Man-Made Monster...

Guinness Book of World Records

Helping set the standard for world records

Senior Lecturer from the School of Film, Music & Performing Arts, Ben Mosley has been working with Guinness World Records.

Paul Thompson Book

Creativity in the Recording Studio: Alternative Takes

Leeds Beckett academic and professional recording engineer Dr Paul Thompson talks about his new book ‘Creativity in the Recording Studio: Alternative Takes’.

At the Tintin exhibition

Herge’s Adventures of Tintin: From Leeds Beckett to Cumbria University... and beyond...

I am a lifelong fan of Tintin – that ginger-quiffed, always-young, intrepid reporter who travelled the world, righted wrongs, battled dictators, foiled corrupt government plots, and made me want to do the same.