My book “Theatre for Children in Hospital. The Gift of Compassion” (15 December 2016) brings to the reader experience of over ten years practice and evaluation of bedside theatre performances for children in hospital wards in the U.K. and abroad. It makes an argument for the benefits of theatre provision for children in illness, their […]Read more "Guest Post: Theatre for Children in Hospital. The Gift of Compassion."
The British Council Alumni Awards celebrate the outstanding achievements of alumni and showcase the impact and value of a UK higher education. Award winners and finalists are leaders in their fields who have used their experience of studying at a UK university to make a positive contribution to their communities, professions and countries. Over 1,200 […]Read more "Winner and shortlist for British Council Alumni Awards 2017"
John Glockler died on 13 December 2016 after a long illness. His funeral took place at Eltham on 18 January 2017. He was at Goldsmiths from 1967 to 1970 and played a significant role in the social life of the College, in particular as Social Secretary in 1968/9. John was very popular and will be […]Read more "John Glockler 1949 – 2016"
It is with great sadness that Department of Theatre and Performance announces the death of Brian Roberts on 25 December 2016. Brian was a former academic colleague who devoted more than 30 years to his work at Goldsmiths, mainly in the Drama Department, but also at times in Education. Over many years his own practice […]Read more "Brian Roberts Passes Away"
Unrest, a documentary produced by Lindsey Dryden (BA Media and Communications, 2003) and directed by Jennifer Brea, has been selected as one of the highly anticipated narrative documentaries to receive a world premiere. About Sundance Film Festival Found by Robert Redford in 1978, the Sundance Film Festival celebrates creativity and independence in cinema. This year, […]Read more "Documentary produced by alumna to premiere at Sundance Film Festival 2017"
Wednesday, 23 November 2016 marked the centenary of one of Goldsmiths’ honorary fellows, Mary Wedd. Mary was a lecturer in the Department of English until her retirement in 1981 having previously been Head of Department at St Gabriel’s College of Education, prior to it merging with Goldsmiths in 1975. Born Mary Carr in November 1916, […]Read more "Honorary fellow, Mary Wedd, celebrates her centenary – one hundred years of a truly remarkable life"
Carol Pudwell, who has died aged 82, was a student and lecturer in the Education Department at Goldsmiths for nearly fifty years (1957-2006): a period of radical change. His innovative work with MA students triggered a fruitful collaboration with local senior teachers, keen to explore new ideas. Carol will be remembered as an exceptional teacher. […]Read more "In memoriam and tributes: Carol Pudwell"