Jacques Rancière’s 2 May lecture now available to view

Eminent philosopher Jacques Rancière’s lecture and Q&A at CFAC, University of Reading, on 2 May 2014 can now be viewed on the links below.

View the lecture itself here:


…and view the private talk accompanying the public lecture here:





Three FTT PhD students speaking at MERL’s Research Showcase

Research Showcase: the creative industries

  •  Wednesday 11th June
  •  Museum of English Rural Life
  •  12.30 to 7pm
  •  Suitable for the general public, sixth form students and their teachers
  •  Free
  •  Email merlevents@reading.ac.uk for further details & to book

This event will showcase how the University of Reading’s world-leading research feeds into the UK’s creative economy, with emphasis on theatre and film. A small exhibition of key items from the University’s collections that support creative industries research – including the iconic manuscript for Samuel Beckett’s first novel, Murphy; and a film showing of a creative response to the University’s Evacuee Archive.

Other events throughout the day (for the public and schools) will highlight research by PhD students working in the Film, Theatre and Television Department fits with creative industries.

 –  Murphy manuscript, Godot set model and other items on display (intro area) 
12.30, 2.30, 4.30, & 6.30pm  – Film showings (Studio, 1 hour) 
1:30, 3.30, & 5.30pm – Bookable sessions – students speak about their research and its relationship with the creative industries (Studio, 1 hour) Niamh Bowe, Sonya Chenery, Matthew McFrederick.