Thursday, 21 August 2014

New Member of Staff: Gavin Grindon

We are pleased to announce that Gavin Grindon will be joining the staff here at Art History at Essex, starting in September. 

Gavin will join the University in September as Lecturer in Contemporary Art and Curating.   Grindon holds a PhD from the University of Manchester (“Carnival against Capital: The Theory of Revolution as Festival”) as well as an MA in Cultural Criticism (Manchester) and a BA in English Literature (Leeds).
Gavin recently co-curated the highly successful exhibition Disobedient Objects at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London.

For further information on his research, see his website, and follow him on Twitter.

Tuesday, 5 August 2014

50th Anniversary Homecoming Weekend

We're looking forward to welcoming back our alumni and former members of staff on the 13th of September, 2014, for our Departmental Lunch!

On the 12-14 of September, the University of Essex will be hosting out 50th Anniversary Homecoming Weekend.

Art History at Essex is delighted to invite all of our former staff and students along to a FREE departmental lunch from 12:30pm - 2:30pm on Saturday 13th of September.

This will be a relaxed affair and will give you the opportunity to catch up with former colleagues, especially those you haven't seen for years - or maybe even decades!

Head to the website for more information, and to book your FREE place (booking is essential!).