Show & Tell

Show & Tell

By Show & Tell at QMUL
Inspiring Mini Talks from Queen Mary University of London
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Show And Tell #4 - Inspiring Mini Talks at QMUL - Boswood / McGee / French / Lamont / Harvie
Show  and Tell is a series of TED-talk style events where  speakers from the  arts, humanities and creative industries tell their stories at Queen  Mary University of London. Find out more: bit.ly/showandtellqm. This episode features alternative performance producer Ema Boswood, English researchers Zoë McGee and Jade French, BAFTA-winning TV writer James Lamont and contemporary theatre professor Jen Harvie. Introduction by Lois Weaver. Hosts Rupert Dannreuther is responsible for marketing within Queen Mary’s School of English and Drama. He has worked for numerous organisations including Cineworld, Hackney Empire, The Yard Theatre and Rose Bruford College. He runs To Do List a website about things to do in London: todolist.london. Charlie Pullen is a PhD candidate and Teaching Associate in English at Queen Mary University of London, where he researches education in the work of various early twentieth-century novelists, including H.G. Wells, D.H. Lawrence, and Dorothy Richardson. His background is in widening participation and outreach and he writes for Times Higher Education. twitter.com/charliepullen_ Show and Tell Panel Ema Boswood Ema Boswood is a performance artist and producer currently based at the Marlborough Theatre in Brighton, which is the only theatre in the UK to primarily programme and commission LGBTQ+ work, with an emphasis on the T & the Q. Ema has worked here for 2 years, starting soon after university and working her way up to a role in the organisation where she oversees the day to day running as well as the planning an implementation one of the UK's first LGBTQ+ touring networks. .emaboswood.com Zoë McGee PhD candidate in School of English and Drama who recently won QMUL’s 3 minute thesis competition with her work on: ‘Meaningful consent in 18th-century female-authored courtship novels’. Jade French Jade French is a PhD researcher and writer and independent curator, based in East London interested in ageing, art and activism. @_jadefrench  James Lamont James Lamont is a 3 times BAFTA winning Film and Television writer who's successes include Paddington 1&2, The Amazing world of Gumball (Cartoon Network), Wasted (E4) and Cuckoo (BBC1) and who's failures include Grimsby, Sherlock Gnomes, The Harry Hill Movie and I Live With Models (Comedy Central). Jen Harvie Professor of Contemporary Theatre & Performance, Queen Mary University of London, and Stage Left podcaster. soundcloud.com/stage_left 
1:06:38
May 1, 2020
Show And Tell #3 - Inspiring Mini Talks at QMUL - Bari / Adebayo / Likorish Quinn / Barrett
Show and Tell is a series of TED-talk style events where  speakers from the arts, humanities and creative industries tell their stories at Queen Mary University of London. Find out more: bit.ly/showandtellqm. This episode features broadcaster Shahidha Bari, theatre artist Mojisola Adebayo, lecturer and writer Karina Likorish Quinn and theatre  director Billy Barrett. Introduction by Jonathan Boffey. Host Rupert Dannreuther Rupert is responsible for marketing within Queen Mary’s School of English and  Drama. He has worked for numerous organisations including Cineworld,  Hackney Empire, The Yard Theatre and Rose Bruford College. In his spare  time he runs To Do List a website about offbeat things to do in London: todolist.london. Show and Tell Panel Shahidha Bari Shahidha  Bari is a writer, academic and broadcaster working in the fields of  literature, philosophy and art. Born in 1980, she was one of the first  ever BBC Radio 3 New Generation Thinkers (2011) and a winner of the  Observer Anthony Burgess Prize for Arts Journalism (2015). She is Senior  Lecturer at Queen Mary University of London and Fellow of the Forum for  European Philosophy at the LSE, and writes for the TLS, Guardian and  Financial Times, amongst others. She features frequently on BBC Radio 4,  and currently presents BBC Radio 3’s nightly Arts and Ideas programme  Free Thinking. She lives in London. Mojisola Adebayo Mojisola  Adebayo BA, MA, PhD, FRSL, is a performed and published playwright,  performer, producer, director, workshop facilitator and teacher. She has been making theatre internationally for over 25 years, from Antarctica  to Zimbabwe. Karina Lickorish Quinn Karina is a  Peruvian-British writer and a PhD student and teacher of creative  writing here at Queen Mary. She has published short stories and  translations in various journals and is working on her debut novel about  ghosts, guano and two-headed cats. Billy Barrett Theatre-maker, Breach Theatre and MA Theatre and Performance student. Coming up.
1:16:03
April 1, 2020
Show and Tell #2 - Inspiring Mini Talks at QMUL - Nasta / Howes / Rafiq / Shapiro / Edmundson
Show and Tell is a series of TED-talk style events where  speakers from the arts, humanities and creative industries tell their  stories at Queen Mary University of London. Find out more: bit.ly/showandtellqm. This  episode features Wasafiri magazine editor Susheila Nasta, Medieval  broadcaster Hetta Howes, podcaster Raifa Rafiq, researcher Emma Shapiro  and puppeteer Edie Edmundson. Full biogs below. The show is introduced by Beverley Stewart and hosted by Charlie Pullen from the School of English and Drama at Queen Mary. Charlie Pullen Charlie  Pullen is a PhD candidate and Teaching Associate in English at Queen  Mary University of London, where he researches education in the work of  various early twentieth-century novelists, including H.G. Wells, D.H.  Lawrence, and Dorothy Richardson. His background is in widening  participation and outreach and he writes for Times Higher Education. Susheila Nasta Professor  Susheila Nasta, Prof of Modern and Contemporary Literature at QMUL,  Emerita at Open University is a renowned critic, broadcaster and  literary activist. Editor-in-chief at Wasafiri, the magazine of  international contemporary writing, which she founded in 1984, she has  published widely on South Asian Britain. www.wasafiri.org Hetta Howes Dr  Hetta Howes is a lecturer in Medieval Literature at City, University of  London. Her research specialises in women's devotion in the Middle  Ages, and as a BBC/AHRC New Generation Thinker she is committed to  sharing that research with a wider audience. Raifa Rafiq Raifa  Rafiq is a trainee solicitor at one of the leading international law  firms in the UK. She is also creator and co-host of the Literature and  popular culture podcast Mostly Lit - named by the Guardian and the BBC  as one of the top podcasts of 2017. mostly-lit.com Emma Shapiro After  graduating with a BA in English and French from Queen Mary, Emma  Shapiro was awarded a scholarship to complete an MA in London Studies,  where she specialised in the Trinidadian writer Sam Selvon's London  fiction. Following her studies, Emma worked as a voluntary researcher  for the Migration Museum project and as the graduate trainee at Pembroke  College Library, Cambridge, where she curated an exhibition on the poet  and co-founder of the Caribbean Artists Movement, Kamau Brathwaite,  working in collaboration with the George Padmore Institute. Edie Edmundson Edie  is a puppeteer and theatre maker who graduated from Drama at QM in 2015  and went on to train at the Curious School of Puppetry. Since then she  has worked with Emma Rice at Shakespeare's Globe, the Royal Shakespeare  Company and the Puppet Theatre Barge. She also writes and directs her  own work, and is co-founder and associate director of Wondering Hands  Theatre. She is currently puppeteering in 'The Butterfly's Spell' at the  Puppet Theatre Barge and is puppetry director for 'The Comedy of  Errors' at the RSC.
1:15:49
March 1, 2020
Show and Tell #1 - Inspiring Mini Talks at QMUL - Sarah Garnham / Bridget Minamore / Alex Whitley
Show and Tell is a series of TED-talk style events where  speakers from the arts, humanities and creative industries tell their  stories at Queen Mary University of London. Find out more: https://bit.ly/showandtell20. This episode features publishing wizz Sarah Garnham, poet Bridget Minamore  and dance artistic director Alex Whitley. Full biogs below. The  show is introduced by Patricia Hamilton, Charlie Pullen and features Rupert Dannreuther from School of English and Drama at Queen Mary. Rupert Dannreuther Rupert  is responsible for marketing within Queen Mary’s School of English and  Drama. He has worked for numerous organisations including Cineworld,  Hackney Empire, The Yard Theatre and Rose Bruford College. In his spare  time he runs To Do List a website about offbeat things to do in London. todolist.org.uk Sarah Garnham Sarah  graduated from QMUL with an English degree in 2016. She now works as a  PR Executive in the busy children's books department at Egmont  Publishing and has worked for other publishers including Penguin Random  House, HarperCollins and Canongate. uk.linkedin.com/in/sarahjanegarnham Bridget Minamore Bridget  Minamore is a British-Ghanaian writer from south-east London. She is a  poet, critic, essayist, and journalist, often writing about pop culture,  theatre, race and class. Titanic (Out-Spoken Press), her debut pamphlet  of poems on modern love and loss, was published in May 2016. bridgetminamore.com Alexander Whitley Alexander  Whitley is a London-based choreographer working at the cutting edge of  British contemporary dance. As artistic director of Alexander Whitley  Dance Company he has developed a reputation for a bold interdisciplinary  approach to dance making. He has also created work for several of the  UK's leading companies including the Royal Ballet, Rambert, Balletboyz,  Candoco and Birmingham Royal Ballet. www.alexanderwhitley.com
1:20:45
February 1, 2020