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A postcard from…  J.M. Coetzee Centre

A postcard from… J.M. Coetzee Centre

With support from GALA, I had the wonderful opportunity to travel to Adelaide University to present a paper at the interdisciplinary conference ‘H20: Life & Death’ (14-16 Sep) organized by thefor Creative Practice, and part of GALA’s Lost Water series. My paper, ‘Flooding the Bathtub: The Politics of Invisibility and Community Resilience in Behn Zeitlin’s Beasts of the Southern Wild (2012)’, w...

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Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at SUNY Geneseo, Stacey Robertson visits Bath Spa University

Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at SUNY Geneseo, Stacey Robertson visits Bath Spa University

Above (from left to right): Lizzie Watts, Ian Gadd, Stacey Robertson, John Strachan, Rebecca McGuire-Snieckus Newly appointed Provost and Vice-President for Academic Affairs at SUNY Geneseo, Stacey Robertson, visited Bath Spa University to discuss ways of expanding our student exchange programme, teaching and research collaborations. Geneseo were a founding partner of GALA. The key contact then wa...

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H2O: Life and Death

H2O: Life and Death

J.M.Coetzee Centre for Creative Practice The University of Adelaide, 14-16 September ‘Lost Waters’ was proposed as a key theme when  GALA was established. Professor Claudia Egerer from the University of Stockholm was one of the key members of the early group. Her keynote at ‘H2O: Life and Death’ was entitled ‘Imaginings of Water – Lost Water and the Entanglement of the Living’. In a masterly analy...

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A postcard from… Columbia College Chicago

A postcard from… Columbia College Chicago

  Whenever you visit a new city it’s important to get to grips with a few basics before arrival. Chicago is pretty easy because there’s only two. 1) You’re not allowed to put ketchup on your hotdog (but mustard, sweet pickle relish, sports peppers, a dill pickle spear, chopped onions, tomato wedges, and celery salt are a must) and 2) it’s important to know your teams: the C...

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Mix 2017

Mix 2017

GALA partners from Italy (Udine University) and Australia (QUT) presented work at Bath Spa University’s Mix 2017 conference. After the success of the last three MIX conferences, MIX 2017 returns to Bath Spa University’s Newton Park Campus. Bath Spa University is the UK’s foremost provider of creative writing programmes at undergraduate, masters and PhD level and MIX is well-established as an...

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Curating the Future: GALA Annual Meeting 2017

Curating the Future: GALA Annual Meeting 2017

GALA partners form the Netherlands (Utrecht), Italy (Parma, Udine), Russia (RANEPA), China (CUC), USA (CGU), Canada (Concordia) and the UK (Bath Spa University) met at Parma University from 5-7 July for the 2017 annual meeting on the theme: Curating the Future. The conference took place at the Centro Studi e Archivio della Comunicazione (CSAC), located in Parma’s former Cistercian Valserena Abbey,...

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Claremont Graduate University and Bath Spa University exchange celebration

Claremont Graduate University and Bath Spa University exchange celebration

Staff and students from Bath Spa University (UK) and Claremont Graduate University (USA) met at the Holburne Museum in Bath to celebrate the BSU/CGU GALA Postgraduate Exchange 2017. At this event, students from both the MA in Arts Management and the MA in Heritage Management met with by senior heritage and arts sector colleagues, BSU senior staff and GALA staff colleagues, the Vice Chancellor and ...

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Concordia’s Beatriz Bartolomé Herrera (Concordia University, Montreal) at the Journal of Media Practice and MeCCSA Practice Network Annual Symposium

Concordia’s Beatriz Bartolomé Herrera (Concordia University, Montreal) at the Journal of Media Practice and MeCCSA Practice Network Annual Symposium

Beatriz Bartolomé Herrera (Concordia University, Montreal) presented at the Media Convergence Research Centre at Bath Spa. The symposium theme is intended to provide the opportunity for MeCCSA to focus on questions of practice and/as media industry research and aims to showcase both scholarly and practice-based research that considers the complex relationships between the theoretical study of medi...

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A postcard from… University of Udine

A postcard from… University of Udine

Thanks to support from GALA’s Outreach Fund, I was able to travel to the University of Udine to present a paper at the conference ‘Living Together on this Earth: Eco-sustainable Narratives and Environmental Concerns in English Literature/s’ (19th-21st April 2017). The paper, entitled ‘Cultures of Nature and Wellbeing: Narratives of Sustainability and Green Healthcare’, was connected to my current ...

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