Monthly Archives: November 2017

How Writing Works – seminar & book launch

From the invention of the alphabet to the explosion of the internet, Dominic Wyse takes us on a unique journey into the process of writing. Starting with seven extraordinary examples that serve as a backdrop to the themes explored, it pays particular attention to key developments in the history of language, including Aristotle’s grammar through socio-cultural multimodality, to pragmatist philosophy

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The Art of English: Language, Literature, Literacy Conference – Perth

Dominic Wyse will be keynoting at this year’s Australian Association for the Teaching of English (AATE) and The Australian Literacy Educators’ Association (ALEA) conference in Perth on 8 – 11 July 2018. The conference theme is The Art of English: Language, Literature, Literacy, and the emphasis will be on how to harness and build students’ creativity as part of language,

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Exhibitions 2018: ‘Blood and Bones’ & ‘Solitary Pleasures’

In 2018 Dr Marquard Smith (Programme Leader, MA Museums & Galleries in Education, IOE), curates two forthcoming exhibitions: Blood & Bones (The Street Gallery, UCLH) on the ownership and creative use of personal data generated by people living with cancer and Solitary Pleasures (Freud Museum) on eroticism, desire, and sexual health and wellbeing. More information in due course.

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PLAYING THE ARCHIVE

PLAYING THE ARCHIVE: memory, community and mixed reality play This project is an ambitious programme of research and cultural production, exploring the nature of play by bringing together archives, spaces and technologies of play, along with people who play, both old and young. It runs from September 2017 to August 2019. You can view the dedicated project page here.    

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