Stanley Glasser, Emeritus Professor of Music at Goldsmiths and Honorary Fellow of the College I first met Stanley Glasser – who has died on 5 August, aged 92 – at my interview for a Lectureship in Music at Goldsmiths. Even though some things were conducted less formally in those far-off days, it was still a […]Read more "In Memoriam: Stanley Glasser"
Dr William Herbert Cecil “Liam” Smith 26th of September 1925 to 14th of September 2017 This is an obituary for an extraordinary man based completely in the words of Goldsmiths students who knew Liam Smith as a teacher, as head of Raymont Hall and as an inspirational friend. Ann Arnold and Wendy Sim (Goldsmiths 1962-65) […]Read more "In Memoriam: Dr William Herbert Cecil “Liam” Smith"
It is with sadness that I write to tell you that my friend Hilary Davies (nee Attack) passed away on 25 April 2017 after bravely battling breast cancer. Hilary and I started on the B.Ed course at Goldsmiths in 1986 having been at Secondary school together. We never planned it but found ourselves attracted to […]Read more "In Memoriam: Hilary Davies"
Dr Margaret Mallett (1941-2017) Emeritus Fellow of the English Association After teaching in Northumberland, Kent and south London, Margaret came to Goldsmiths in 1970 as one of two Research Officers on the Schools Council English in Middle Years project. When the project ended she took up a part-time post in the English department and was […]Read more "In memoriam: Dr Margaret Mallett"
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 […]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"
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"
It is with great sadness that I must report that Bart Moore-Gilbert, Professor of Postcolonial Studies and English, passed away on 2 December 2015, after a shockingly swift illness. Anna Hartnell, Bart’s wife, sent the following message to his close colleagues in the Department of English and Comparative Literature and the wider College community: “As […]Read more "In Memoriam: Bart Moore-Gilbert"