School of Music, Humanities and Media

  • United Kingdom

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The School of Music, Humanities and Media provides a vibrant teaching, learning and research environment for over 1800 students and around 130 staff encompassing Drama, English Language, Linguistics and Modern Languages, English Literature and Creative Writing, History, Journalism, Media and Film and Music and Music Technology.

Our School is an exciting place in which to learn and work. We aim to deliver an inspirational learning experience and undertake pioneering research with a practical emphasis. Our staff are innovative and creative practitioners who offer expertise in their field and bring energy and enthusiasm to their work. 

We offer a varied and exciting portfolio of undergraduate and postgraduate courses and the team pride themselves on their commitment to supporting students. We believe strongly in the quality of the support we offer to our students, employers and all our working partners. This support comes not just from our Higher Education Academy qualified academic staff, but also through our professional administrative services and technical support teams.  This, along with our modern facilities, has allowed us to establish a reputation for the quality of our courses, our teaching and our internationally recognised research.

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music Social Sciences
Music Arts & Humanities
fan Social Sciences
language Social Sciences
politeness Social Sciences
linguistics Social Sciences
book review Social Sciences
interaction Social Sciences

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Research Output 1975 2020

Metals
Performance Characteristics
Germany
Continental
Guardian

John Cage's Concert for Piano and Orchestra

Iddon, M. & Thomas, P., 1 Jan 2020, (Accepted/In press) Oxford University Press. 480 p. (Studies in Musical Genesis, Sketches and Interpretation)

Research output: Book/ReportBook

John Cage
Cage
Concert
Indeterminacy
Solo

Towards a Queer Laboratory

Spatz, B., 3 Jan 2020, (Accepted/In press) The Palgrave Handbook of Queer and Trans Feminisms in Contemporary Performance. D'Urso, S., Rosenberg, T. & Winget, A. R. (eds.). Palgrave Macmillan

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

provocation
performance
gender

Projects 2012 2022

The social, historical, cultural and democratic context of civic engagement: imagining different communities and making them happen

Crow, G., Pahl, K., Steadman-Jones, R., Hart, A., Reid, S. E., Harris, B. J., Dubow, J., Griffiths, C., Carpenter, M. J., Church, A., Pinnock, A., Smith, G., Lyon, D., Dominello, L., Banks, S., Chapman Hoult, E., Mohan, J., Byrne, D. S., Mah, A., Daniel, B., Chilies, P. & Ward, P.

1/01/1331/05/14

Project: Research

Songs of the Caves: acoustics and prehistoric art in Cantabrian caves

Till, R., Fazenda, B. & Scarre, C.

1/02/1331/03/14

Project: Research

Activities 1977 2020

External PhD examiner at Leeds Beckett University

Jan Herbst (Examiner)
17 Jan 2020

Activity: Examination typesPhD Examination

Leuphana University Luneburg

Jan Herbst (Visiting lecturer)
3 Jan 202011 Jan 2020

Activity: Visiting an external institution typesVisiting an external academic institution

Arts and Humanities Research Council (External organisation)

Monty Adkins (Chair)
1 Jan 202031 Dec 2023

Activity: Membership typesMembership of committee

Press / Media

In Our Time: Melisende, Queen of Jerusalem

Katherine Lewis

21/11/19

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Democracy and Digital Technologies Committee

Lone Sorensen

29/10/19

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Research Units

Music
Sound
Ensemble
Composer
Concert
politeness
linguistics
language
interaction
pragmatics
fan
politics
book review
BBC
news