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  • Workshop with Angela Ndalianis 2018-01-15 ​​​​​​​​​​​Towards an Alternative (Trans-)cultural History: ​Popular Culture, Subculture, Entertainment Culture, Media Culture... ​In March 2018, Angela Ndalianis, professor in Media and Entertainment Studies, the Department of Media and Communication, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia, will visit the Department of Culture and Aesthetics at Stockholm University.
  • CFP: Stranded encyclopedias: encyclopedic dreams and practices c. 1600–2000 2018-01-12 International symposium at Stockholm University 13–14 September, 2018. Abstracts due 1 March, 2018. Language: English.
  • Special issue of Nordic Theatre Studies 2018-01-09 Erik Mattsson, scholar in Theatre studies, is the editor of a special issue of the academic journal Nordic Theatre Studies. Lena Hammergren, Rikard Hoogland, Hélène Ohlsson and Willmar Sauter, scholars at the Department of Culture and Aesthetics, are all among the writers.
  • Placing Medea: Transfer, Spatiality, and Gender in Europe 1750−1800 2017-11-15 Welcome to the symposium “Placing Medea: Transfer, Spatiality, and Gender in Europe 1750−1800”, Uppsala and Stockholm, April 25−27, 2018.
  • Anezka Kuzmicova and Göran Rossholm awarded funding 2017-11-15 Anezka Kuzmicova and Göran Rossholm, both researchers in Literature, are part of a group of five researchers from across Scandinavia that has been awarded funding for a workshop series on “The Place of the Cognitive in Literary Study” (2018-2019).
  • Performativity and Artistic Practices 2017-11-10 Watch the film from the international and interdisciplinary open symposium arranged by the Department of Culture and Aesthetics 2 October 2017.
  • Anezka Kuzmicova at the Frankfurt Book Fair 2017-10-09 On October 11, researcher in Literature Anezka Kuzmicova will be invited speaker in a panel at the Frankfurt Book Fair on the future of reading and the need for interdisciplinary reading research.
  • Maria Gullstam co-editor of a new book 2017-09-22 "Rousseau on stage: playwright, musician, spectator", edited by Maria Gullstam and Michael O’Dea is the first book to analyse at length Rousseau’s conflicted relationship with theatre.
  • Apply now for studies Spring Semester 2018 2017-09-18 International courses and programmes spring semester 2018 at both the bachelor's and master's level are now open for application. These courses are recommended for EU/EEA citizens who do not require a resident permit.
  • Anezka Kuzmicova is the first author of a new article published in Literacy 2017-09-05 An international research team led by Anezka Kuzmicova, researcher in Literature, has published a new article about an empirical study of readers’ selections of reading environments in relation to genre, medium, and the purpose of reading.
  • New book about film music by Tillman 2017-08-17 Joakim Tillman, Associate Professor in musicology at the Department of Culture and Aesthetics, is one of two editors of the new book Contemporary Film Music: Investigating Cinema Narratives and Composition, at Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Meike Wagner interviewed in Akademie Aktuell 2017-06-16 Meike Wagner, Professor of Theatre Studies, is interviewed in the Journal Akademie Aktuell on Performing Premodernity.
  • Malin Hedlin Hayden Guest Lecturer in Berlin 2017-06-16 Malin Hedlin Hayden, Professor of Art History, will hold a lecture at the Nordeuropa-Institut, at Humboldt-Universität in Berlin 20 June.
  • First admission round for Spring Semester 2018 is open 2017-06-02 Most of our courses in the spring semester 2018 are now available for application in the first admission round between June 1st and August 15th.
  • New article by Anezka Kuzmicova 2017-05-29 Anezka Kuzmicova, researcher in Literature at the department, is the first author of a new article published in Language and Literature.
  • Farewell Fika for international students 2017-05-29 Stockholm University and the Stockholm University Student Union would like to take the opportunity to thank you for selecting Stockholm University as your study destination.
  • New article by Karin Dirke 2017-05-23 Karin Dirke, associate Professor of History of Ideas at the department, has written a chapter in the new book Shared Lives of Humans and Animals. Animal Agency in the Global North.
  • New article by Tiina Rosenberg 2017-05-22 Tiina Rosenberg, professor of Theatre Studies, har written an article in the new book Performance, Feminism, and Affect in Neoliberal Times.
  • A new book by Ulf Olsson 2017-05-19 Professor of Literature Ulf Olsson has written a book about the rock band the Grateful Dead.
  • Palestinian Cinema: Solidarity Through Film 2017-04-28 9 May: Welcome to a talk with researcher and filmmaker Khadijeh Habashneh and film screenings at Tensta konsthall. This event is a collaboration between the Curating Art Master Programme at the Department of Culture and Aesthetics and Tensta konsthall.
  • 19-22 April: Code/kəʊd/ - A group exhibition by students 2017-04-18 Code /kəʊd/ is a group exhibition of work by first year students of the MFA at Konstfack curated by second year students of the MA in Curating Art at the Department of Culture and Aesthetics.
  • Continued increase in applications to international master’s programmes at Stockholm University 2017-01-25 The number of applications for international master’s programmes at Stockholm University continues to increase. Applications for study programmes starting in autumn 2017 rose to 13,368 – a 17% increase on 2016, which saw 11,425 applications.
  • Who do you think should be given an award for good teaching? 2017-01-20 Who should be given an award for good teaching? If you are a student who has had a teacher who inspired and motivated you to really learn, a teacher who makes outstanding efforts in teaching, just don't hesitate. Nominate your teacher for "The Award for Good Teaching - 2017".
  • Anezka Kuzmicova co-author of a new article about empathy in "Scientific Study of Literature" 2017-01-05 Anezka Kuzmicova, researcher in Literature at the Department of Culture and Aesthetics, has together with Michael Burke (Utrecht), Anne Mangen (Stavanger), and Theresa Schilhab (Aarhus) written a new article about empathy in narrative reading.
  • Rethinking flânerie - Group exhibition and Audio-walk 2016-12-12 Group exhibition and Audio-walk in Marabouparken. Degree project within the programme Curating Art, at the Department of Culture and Aesthetics. Curated by Elena Jarl and Iliane Kiefer.
  • Apply for a Swedish Institute Study scholarship 2016-12-05 The Swedish Institute has now opened the first step of their scholarship application period for full-time master’s level studies in Sweden starting in the autumn semester 2017. It is open until 16 January 2017.
  • Per forma 2016-12-05 Event curated by Alice Maselnikova. Degree project within the programme Curating Art, at the Department of Culture and Aesthetics.
  • New Master's programme in Performance studies 2016-11-30 The Department of Culture and Aesthetics presents a new Master's programme in Performance studies, starting Autumn Semester 2017. Welcome with your application!
  • Through the Looking Glass 2016-11-30 Welcome to an exhibition about transition curated by Alba Baeza, as a student degree project within the International Master programme of Curating Art, at the Department of Culture and Aesthetics.
  • 29 Nov-2 Dec: "七: 7 Small Houses" 2016-11-29 Welcome to an exhibition curated by Linnea U. Nilsson, as a student degree project within the International Master programme of Curating Art, at the Department of Culture and Aesthetics.
  • The Specific Emotional: Between the Repetition and the Event 2016-11-21 Welcome to an exhibition curated by Aleksei Borisionok, as a student degree project within the International Master programme of Curating Art, at the Department of Culture and Aesthetics.
  • 18-19 November: "Rethinking Flânerie" 2016-11-08 Artist presentation and talk at ABF-huset, audiowalk in Rålambshovsparken. The events are part of the master's degree of Elena Jarl and Iliane Kiefer, at the Curating Art program.
  • 14-16 November: "Codified Environments: Renderings of Public Space" 2016-11-07 Johanna Gustafsson Fürst and Lucia Pagano in experimental three-day exhibition at Färgfabriken, a degree project within the program Curating Art.
  • Kuzmicova speaker at conference in Sheffield 2016-11-01 Anezka Kuzmicova, researcher in Literature at the Department of Culture and Aesthetics, will be speaking at "Style and Response: Minds, Media, Methods" in Sheffield next week.
  • New research centre for Critical Heritage Studies 2016-10-26 The Board of Human Science has awarded a grant for the planning of a new research centre for Critical Heritage Studies at the Department of Culture and Aesthetics, at Stockholm University.
  • Teach English in Ecuador 2016-10-26 "Time to teach" is an official program created by the Ministry of Education of Ecuador that aims to improve English teaching in public schools. For this they are recruiting volunteers to come and teach English for 10 or 6-month periods.
  • AESTHETIC: Vaporwave Visuals & Ambient Nostalgic Sounds of Commercialism 2016-10-19 The degree projects of Curating Art, International Master's Programme, Autumn Semester 2016, begins with "AESTHETIC: Vaporwave Visuals & Ambient Nostalgic Sounds of Commercialism". It is open for everyone.
  • Stockholm university ranked top 100 for Arts and humanities 2016-10-04 Stockholm University is the only Swedish university ranked top 100 for Arts and humanities on the 2017 Times Higher Education (THE) World University Ranking.
  • Stockholm University remains at top 100 in world ranking 2016-08-16 Jiao Tong University in Shanghai has published this year's ranking of the world's top universities. Stockholm University is still on the top 100 list, now in place 81.
  • Opening ceremony and keynotes from the IFTR Conference 2016-06-19 You can now watch the opening ceremony and keynotes from the International Federation for Theatre Research Conference 2016.
  • Conference on Control, June 14-17 2016-06-09 The modern control society is the topic for a big, international conference at Stockholm University between June 14 and 17. The conference will feature keynotes, panel presentations, roundtables, and an exhibition, all engaging with the notion of control in relation to a broad set of topics.
  • 900 theatre scholars meet 2016-06-09 Between 13 and 17 June, the Theatre and Performance Studies section at the Department of Culture and Aesthetics will host the world’s largest theatre research conference to date.
  • New book by Professor Tiina Rosenberg 2016-05-31 Tiina Rosenberg’s latest book ”Don’t be Quiet, Start a Riot: Essays on Feminism and Performance” is freely available in English through open access publishing at Stockholm University Press.
  • The Scientific Conference – Objectives and Structure, 7.5 ECTS 2016-05-11 In Spring 2016 Theatre and Dance studies at at the Department of Culture and Aesthetics offers the course "The Scientific Conference" to ERASMUS students.
  • Books lent or renewed from May 15th will have an extended loan period 2016-05-09 Books lent or renewed from May 15th will have an extended loan period during the summer.
  • New article by Anezka Kuzmicova 2016-05-03 “Audiobooks and print narrative: similarities in text experience” is now published online.
  • New article by Dirk Gindt 2016-04-25 Dirk Gindt, Associate Professor in Theatre Studies, has published an article in Journal of Homosexuality.
  • Live broadcasts in Stockholm University Play 2016-04-18 Stockholm University has an online streaming channel. Here open lectures are broadcasted live, and you can watch them afterwards.
  • Major increase of admitted international students 2016-04-18 For master’s programmes starting this autumn, a total of 11 400 people applied to Stockholm University, which is an increase of 62 percent. After the first selection, 1,587 students have been admitted, an increase of 55 percent compared to the autumn term 2015.
  • Stockholm University Association’s Award for Associate Professors to Dirk Gindt 2016-01-11 Dirk Gindt has been awarded The Stockholm University Association’s Award for Associate Professors for his research on the production and reception of Tennessee Williams's plays in France.
  • Dirk Gindt receives grant from Stiftelsen Torsten Amundsons fond 2015-12-02 Dirk Gindt, Associate Professor in Theatre Studies, has received a grant from Stiftelsen Torsten Amundsons fond, The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, to participate in the conference 'Queer Theatre and Performance in Canada' at Simon Fraser University Woodwardʼs Goldcorp Centre for the Arts in July 2016.

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