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Artists and scholars celebrate a feminist space at Leeds

December 12th, 2017

A two-day symposium taking place this week at the University of Leeds will bring together significant scholars and artists who have been involved in the feminist project that has been sustained through the work of (and inspired by) Professor Griselda Pollock in her 40 years at the University of Leeds.
Mary Barker_ exhibition at ULITA

Mary Barker — the first woman to study textile industries at the University of Leeds

December 6th, 2017

Can you imagine being the only woman or man on your university course? A new temporary exhibition exploring the life and work of Mary Barker, the first woman to be accepted onto the textile industries course at the University of Leeds, is currently on show at ULITA – an Archive of International Textiles.
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Applications for the White Rose College of the Arts & Humanities PhD Scholarships are now open for 2018

November 17th, 2017

The School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies is pleased to invite applications for up to eight White Rose College of the Arts & Humanities (WRoCAH) AHRC Studentships for PhD study beginning in the academic year 2018/19.
Detail from Chilean mural uncovered in Leds University Union building_photo by Emily Marriott.

Call for memories of a 1970s mural uncovered in Leeds University Union

November 10th, 2017

MA Art Gallery and Museum Studies would like to hear from anyone who remembers a mural created in 1976 by a group of Chilean refugees who came to Leeds to flee the Pinochet regime.
Hayley Reid at the Art Hostel in Leeds

Call for placement hosts for MA students

November 7th, 2017

The School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies would like to hear from art galleries, museums, heritage or arts organisations interested in hosting one of our MA placement students.
Red Fake Fur Neurulation Dress (detail), Kate and Helen Storey. Photo by Ezzidin Alwan.

Life on the Outskirts workshops launched this month

October 24th, 2017

The first of three workshops organised in partnership between the University of Leeds, Manchester Metropolitan University and Helen Storey Foundation took place on Thursday 12 October 2017.
Yorkshire Sculpture Park Masterclass, 2016. Image courtesy of the Sorrel Foundation and the Saturday Club Trust.

National Art & Design Saturday Club for young people starting at the University of Leeds this autumn

October 20th, 2017

From November 2017, the School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies will be running the National Art & Design Saturday Club as part of a national network created by the Sorrell Foundation and run by the Saturday Club Trust.
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Chilean Mural Project Officer

October 12th, 2017

Leeds University Union (LUU) are inviting applications for a new part-time temporary role which will involve working closely with LUU, with students from the School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies, and with members of the Chilean community in Yorkshire.

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