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Dr Sue Miller presents her Latin Music Research Project at the British Academy Summer Showcase

Led by Dr Sue Miller this British Academy funded research project investigates the performance aesthetics of Latin music in the recording studio using a variety of approaches including the technique of experimental archaeology. 

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19 WORDS: The Poetics of a Viral Rhetoric

Oliver Bray, Director of Arts at Leeds School of Arts has produced 19 Words, a series of visual poems using the language deployed by the government during Covid19.  

RIBA Future Architects on the Coronavirus Crisis

Leeds Beckett University architecture lecturer Craig Stott contributes to the RIBA Future Architects series with a YouTube video reflecting on the current pandemic situation.

26/05/20

From Blofeld to Moneypenny

Dr Steven Gerrard has recently edited a collection of academic writings about various aspects of gender in the Bond books, films and games

Dr Anne Schiffer visiting Gambia

Reframing Energy Access: Insights from The Gambia

LSA Academic publishes new book about energy provision in The Gambia

Product Design Futures Conference Poster - title arranged on top of coloured blocks

Product Design Futures Conference 2020

2020 conference attended by Leeds Beckett staff and students.

Rome Colosseum

Leeds School of Architecture in Rome

First year BA (Hons) Architecture and second year BA (Hons) Interior Design & Architecture students spent an amazing, inspiring week in Rome

Northern Film School official education partner of Harrogate Film Festival

Harrogate Film Festival

The Northern Film School reflects the increasing importance and significant growth of the Creative Industries in the UK economy, in particular, the screen industries.

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Social Media Use In Art

Special issue of the Journal of Writing in Creative Practice edited by LSA doctoral candidate Zara Worth with contributions from LBU staff and Alumni.

20/01/20
Disclosure - Film Poster

Disclosure at Palm Springs International Film festival

Feature film crewed by students & staff from the Northern Film School (NFS) to receive its world premiere at the Palm Springs International Film festival in January 2020.

19/12/19
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.

Poster for the film The Last Tree

"The Last Tree" at Hyde Park Picture House

Alex Ashcroft, a senior lecturer at the Northern Film School, worked as Production Sound Mixer on The Last Tree, a Sundance “Grand Jury Prize” nominated film directed by Shola Amoo.

Oliver performing Ursonate Post-truth

Dr Oliver Bray performs in Venice

Dr Oliver Bray, the Dean of the School of Film, Music and Performing Arts and Head of Performing Arts performed his solo work Ursonate Post-truth in Venice on Friday 10 May.

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