Call for papers: intangible heritage/post-industrial waterfront zones

What does Heritage Change? Critical Heritage Studies 3rd Biennial Conference, Montreal, 6-10, June 2016 Call for papers Paper session: Representing intangible heritage of post-industrial waterfront zones: Politics of seeing, ways of noticing Chairs Prof Katarzyna Kosmala UWS and Graham Jeffery UWS While intangible cultural heritage is an important factor in maintaining cultural diversity in the … Continue reading

AHRC Grant Success for Jo-Collinson Scott

Congratulations to Dr Jo Collinson-Scott, Lecturer in Music in the School of Media, Culture and Society, who has been awarded two grants from the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC), following a call for collaborative proposals from Early Career Researchers within the Connected Communities programme. Details of each project are below, and the total value … Continue reading

Mother Courage

Mother Courage and Her Children by Bertolt Brecht (abridged) Thursday 22nd January, 2pm and 7pm Studio Theatre, University of the West of Scotland, Ayr Campus You captains, tell the drums to slacken And give your infants a break: It’s Mother Courage with her wagon Full of the finest boots they make. Travelling with her children … Continue reading

Creative Futures Institute: 2014 Newsletter

The latest newsletter from the Creative Futures Institute can be viewed here.

Transmedia 101

Transmedia 101 – 2 Day Workshop University of the West of Scotland Deadline: 17 November 2014 at 12:00 Thursday 20th & Friday 21st November 2014 @ Creative Media Academy, University of the West of Scotland, Ayr Campus, University Avenue, Ayr, KA8 0SX – 2 Day Free Workshop Damien Smith and Chris Third of Digital Design … Continue reading

Curating Europe’s Futures

Curating Europes’ Futures is a collaboratively-organised discussion series which explores contemporary curatorial and artistic practices that have critically addressed themselves to the processes of socio-economic restructuring, identity politics, gender dynamics and cultural policies within ‘post-bloc’ Europe. The series will look to curatorial practices as they have evolved within the shifting and uneven economic and socio-political … Continue reading

UWS students receive a unique insight into live event production

Students at UWS received a unique insight into live event production by one of the world’s leading sport channels when they travelled to the St Mirren on Saturday. Sports Journalism and Broadcast Production undergraduates were invited to St Mirren Football Club on Saturday for a behind-the-scenes tour from Sky Sports, during the preparation for the … Continue reading

Creative Wednesdays

The UWS Creative Media Academy is delighted to announce a new initiative called ‘Creative Wednesdays’. Every Wednesday students and staff are invited to get involved with a series of creative activities, screenings, master classes and professional practice sessions designed to both inspire and prepare students for the real world of creative industry employment. During the … Continue reading

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