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Lunchtime Lecture: Legacies of British Slave-Ownership: Hidden Histories in the Collection

Lunchtime Lecture: Legacies of British Slave-Ownership: Hidden Histories in the Collection

  • Lecture

21 August 2014, 13:15
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Free
To mark Slavery Remembrance Day, Dr Nick Draper re-examines images in the Gallery’s Collection to highlight the common history behind figures.

Lunchtime Lecture: Virginia Woolf: A Woman of Fashion?

Lunchtime Lecture: Virginia Woolf: A Woman of Fashion?

  • Lecture

4 September 2014, 13:15
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Free

Dr. Claire Nicholson investigates Virginia Woolf’s ambivalent relationship with clothes and fashion. Virginia Woolf made extensive use of clothing imagery in her fiction to express character and to evoke modernist tensions of appearance and reality, but her own relationship to dress is usually described as one of awkwardness, anxiety and even despair.

Lunchtime Lecture: Virginia Woolf as a Cubist Writer

Lunchtime Lecture: Virginia Woolf as a Cubist Writer

  • Lecture

18 September 2014, 13:15
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Free

Sarah Latham Phillips explores the fascinating relationship between Virginia Woolf's fiction and the ideas of Cubist painting. Comparing Woolf's Modernist prose post-1917 with the ideas of the Cubist movement, she considers the use of perspective, multiple viewpoints, a complex use of space, fragmentation and light and texture, focussing on  Jacob's Room and Mrs Dalloway as well as a number of short stories.

Lunchtime Lecture: Caught on Camera: The Photographic Work of Rupert and Beatrix Potter

Lunchtime Lecture: Caught on Camera: The Photographic Work of Rupert and Beatrix Potter

  • Lecture

2 October 2014, 13:15
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Free
Writer and historian Michael Wilson looks at the work of Rupert Potter and his daughter Beatrix, both talented amateur photographers.

Lunchtime Lecture: Ada Lovelace: Victorian Computing Visionary

Lunchtime Lecture: Ada Lovelace: Victorian Computing Visionary

  • Lecture

16 October 2014, 13:15
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Free
Lauded as the first ever computer programmer, Ada Lovelace was a gifted mathematician, yet the veracity of her contributions to computer science is often questioned.

Lunchtime Lecture: Black Poppies: Britain’s Black Community & the Great War

Lunchtime Lecture: Black Poppies: Britain’s Black Community & the Great War

  • Lecture

6 November 2014, 13:15
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Free
Community historian Stephen Bourne explores the military and civilian wartime experiences of Britain's black community from the trenches to the music halls.

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Lunchtime Lecture: 'Something of me’ – Portraits of Cecil Beaton

  • Lecture

20 November 2014, 13:15
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Free
Cecil Beaton enjoyed being the sitter for portraits by his circle of artist friends as much as he enjoyed photographing them.