Guest Post: The Screaming Alice

Veronica Thornton (BEd Art and Design, 1974) taught art throughout southeast London for 30 years and is currently based in Cambridge. She tells us about her time teaching and her first novel The Screaming Alice (rhyming slang for the Crystal Palace). I was inspired to write The Screaming Alice based on my experiences as an art teacher […]

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Guest Post: Book Launch

Book Launch: Learning and Teaching British Values by Sadia Habib   Date: Thursday, 30 November 2017 Time: 4.30-6.30pm Location: Rooms 109 & 110, Ground Floor, Margaret McMillan Building   On Thursday 30 November, Sadia Habib will be speaking about her book, ‘Learning and Teaching British Values’ at a joint event with her esteemed colleague from the Department of […]

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Guest Post: Ngapartji Ngapartji

Ngapartji Ngapartji 2005. Lee traces the story in the sand outlining the different moiety and kinship groups explaining to us the complex Anangu lores and relationships. The Sydney city high school girls listen with respect and intrigue … A few days later, we are sitting in the red dirt with Mildred and her sister as […]

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Guest Post: And the Dark…

Exhibition: And The Dark And The Dark Artist Gemma Kauffman invites you to And The Dark And The Dark. This three-person exhibition of painting and sculpture addresses themes of the visionary and the other-worldly and features Gemma Kauffman, Lana Locke and Vanessa Mitter. Private view (first Thursdays): Thursday 5 November 2015, 6.00pm – 9.00pm A-side B-side Gallery, Hackney […]

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Lives changed through filmmaking scheme

Care leavers and former young offenders have found confidence, inspiration and a sense of control over their lives, thanks to a filmmaking project co-run by Goldsmiths academic Dr Anna Carlile from the Department of Educational Studies. Dr Carlile has worked with non-profit community group Shootstraight to help deliver a three-month improvisation and film workshop for young people […]

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Guest Post: The Queen Mother

The Queen Mother and You Calling all 1970s Goldsmiths graduates! Do you remember when we had the degree ceremonies at The Royal Albert Hall? The Queen Mother was Vice Chancellor and I remember walking across to curtsey in front of her when I was awarded my BEd (Hons) in 1973. Unfortunately, Goldsmiths’ Archivist does not have […]

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