Activity: Other › Public engagement, outreach and knowledge exchange - Public Lecture/debate/seminar
This presentation offers an alternative vision of Paris Dada by tracking the work of Céline Arnauld, a Romanian-born poet. It reflects on a journey of research discovery and ends by asking questions of the historicising of Dada nearly one hundred years after its beginnings.
Invited speaker at MA in Paris Studies Open Afternoon, Senate House, London.
Event description: "ULIP hosts an open afternoon for its MA in Paris Studies: History and Culture. The schedule includes an introduction to the course, a seminar from a guest speaker and a drinks reception with staff, current and former students. Acclaimed British writer Will Self, who teaches as a Visiting Professor on the MA also in attendance.
2.30pm Welcome and introduction from Professor Andrew Hussey, Dean of ULIP
3.00pm Staff introduction, course outline and Q & A session
3.45pm Speaker - Will Self will speak on 'Cities and Discovery'
4.00pm Researching Paris Case Study Seminar from Dr Ruth Hemus, Royal Holloway University of London - 'Dada Paris: An Alternative Trajectory'
5.00pm Drinks and informal discussion with staff, alumni and prospective students