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Columbia College Chicago’s Patricia Ann McNair: reading and conversation at Bath Spa University

Columbia College Chicago’s Patricia Ann McNair: reading and conversation at Bath Spa University

Associate Professor Patricia Ann McNair from Columbia College Chicago read a short story, ‘Just like that’ from her collection ‘The Temple of Air’ to students at Bath Spa University. This book received the Chicago Writers Association Book of the Year Award, Southern Illinois University’s Devil’s Kitchen Reading Award, and the Society of Midland Authors (US) Finalist Award. ...

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Luca Cossettini from Udine visits Bath Spa University

Luca Cossettini from Udine visits Bath Spa University

Luca Cossettini, a musical researcher from the University of Udine, visited Bath Spa to share his work with the MIRAGE research laboratory: “Its mission is the preservation and promotion of audiovisual heritage. Research and development activities focus on re-recording, digitization, restoration and publishing of audio document. The research team have both musicological and technical knowled...

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‘The Genesee Would Rebel’: the story of our attempts to tame a river and how it was saved.

‘The Genesee Would Rebel’: the story of our attempts to tame a river and how it was saved.

Dr Trevor Turpin ‘The Genesee would rebel’ was the prediction of Lyman P. Langworthy, the Rochester City Health Officer, in a note he placed in the cornerstone of the new Monroe County Court house in 1850.[1] Rochester lies at the mouth of the Genesee River as it enters Lake Ontario and had suffered serious floods since the 1780s. Finally, or so the citizens of the city thought, their improvements...

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GALA cultural exchange event

GALA cultural exchange event

Staff and students from Claremont Graduate University (CGU) and Bath Spa University (BSU) gathered at the Museum of Bath Architecture for a wine reception to celebrate the 2016 GALA CGU/BSU Cultural Heritage and Arts Management Postgraduate Student Exchange. Students from Bath Spa University on the exchange returned recently from Los Angeles, where they visited heritage sites in California with st...

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Professor Ian Gadd at University of Adelaide

Professor Ian Gadd at University of Adelaide

    In April, Professor Ian Gadd was invited to participate in two public Shakespeare talks at the National Library of Australia and the University of Adelaide. He was asked to respond to a lecture by Emeritus Professor Ian Donaldson (his former undergraduate tutor) on ‘The Death of Shakespeare’. Professor Gadd also delivered a lecture on ‘Shakespeare and copyright’ at the University of ...

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Partners from CGU and QUT meet at BSU

GALA partners from Queensland University of Technology and Claremont Graduate University met with colleagues at Bath Spa University on the Vice Chancellor’s Terrace to discuss collaborations in teaching and research and the 2017 conference at The University of Parma. Above from left to right: Vice Chancellor of Bath Spa University, Christina Slade, Ian Gadd (BSU), Sue Carson (Queensland University...

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University of Parma and Bath Spa University collaborate on Digital Book Publishing Project

University of Parma and Bath Spa University collaborate on Digital Book Publishing Project

Bath Spa University and the University of Parma have teamed up to develop a new series of illustrated art and design books celebrating the fantastic collection in the CSAS archive, publishing these in a digital format (Italian and English language) and possibly print (Italian language). Students are also investigating the potential for promotional social media content development, examining Italia...

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USA Research Funding Opportunity From William T. Grant Foundation

The William T. Grant Foundation invests in high-quality research focused on reducing inequality and improving the use of research evidence in decisions that affect young people in the United States. The British Council USA is looking to partner with UK based academics to amplify and fund their research outside of the UK through an application to the foundation. Funding priorities and focus areas a...

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GALA conference 5-7 July 2017: Curating the Future

GALA conference 5-7 July 2017: Curating the Future

“Curating the Future” 5-7 July 2017   The 2017 GALA conference at the University of Parma aims to open up spaces of discussion about the concept of ‘curating’ in theory and practice, whether it is ‘curating’ human knowledge, the natural environment, or the digital world. ‘Curating’ can be understood both as a metaphor and as a methodology, and the organisers invite participants to reflect on ...

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Global Citizenship chapter in UCR book: Going Glocal

Global Citizenship chapter in UCR book: Going Glocal

A book edited by academics(Drs John Friedman, Vicki Haverkate, Barbara Oomen, Eri Park and Marcin Sklad) at University College Roosevelt, Going Glocal in Higher Education: The Theory, Teaching and Measurement of Global Citizenship was launched at a Human Rights in Education Conference. A pdf of the chapter titled Towards a unified vision and assessment of the multifaceted construct of global gitiz...

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