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Events

Please see the links to the left for our major individual events, for information (and for some limited-capacity events, to sign up).

Day (and date) Events Description Place Time
Saturday (21st November) Vintage Poster Making With inspiration drawn from vintage sexual health posters, current statistics and HIV/AIDS articles, Artsoc hosts a poster making session with the resulting posters exhibited around campus

Music Room 3,

Westwood

1-3pm
Monday (23rd November) EIGHTIES DAY! Everyone dresses up in their best clothes from the Eighties complete with Red Ribbon to remember the impact of the AIDS virus! Classrooms, lecture theatres and labs all over campus All day!
  Chlamydia TESTING The chance to win £100 Amazon.co.uk vouchers in the STD raffle!!! SUHQ, MR 4 11am-3pm
  Codpiece Impromptu Performances
Performance society Codpiece showcase a series of unexpected scenes and events based loosly around sexual health All over campus Could happen at any time!

Sex, Lies and STD Pictionary One woman talks frankly about her experience with STDs, from the trials with the medical profession to ways of telling new partners

S0.17

Social Studies

5pm


MTW Presents 'Lust, Love, Loss and Life' Music Theatre Warwick's alternately light-hearted and moving production on the complexity of relationships. Chaplaincy 7pm

Top B becomes Top Pee

Get a quick and discreet chlamydia test during a night out at the Union! Toilets during Top B in the Students' Union, Copper Rooms 1 & 2 9pm-1am
Tuesday (24th November)

Witness Seminar

Part One of 'Politics, Policies and Ethics of HIV/AIDS: Past and Present'

Sexual health activists from the 80s, 90s and today meet to recall their experiences

The Teaching Grid,

Library

10am - 5pm

  GUM Clinic on Campus

No time for a check up? Just drop in to these quick and easy testing sessions at the SU.

Meeting Rooms 4 & 5,

SUHQ, Students' Union

11am - 4pm
  CRUSAID 5K Charity Fun Run Warwick Sport help to bring you an unique opportunity to run across campus to raise money for key AIDS outreach charity, Crusaid Meet at Cryfield Pavilion 2pm to approximately 3pm with social afterwards
  Film Showing: Edward II by Derek Jarman
Showing of the brilliant cult movie 'Edward II', with an introduction and post-show discussion led by film lecturer Dr Jose Arroyo.

Room A0.28

at Millburn House

5pm
Wednesday (25th November)

Conference

Part Two of 'Politics, Policies and Ethics of HIV/AIDS: Past and Present'

Conference on the different forms of political and ethical engagement with HIV/AIDS in the past and present

Seminar Room 3, Wolfson Research Exchange, Library

10am-5:30pm

  Blood Donation on Campus
A chance to give blood and save someone's life, right here on campus

Students' Union, Copper Rooms, Room 1

Two sessions:

AM: 9:45-12pm PM: 1:30-4pm

  'Is Religious Belief Good for your Sexual Health?' A debate on how religious belief might affect sexual health practices

S0.10

Social Studies

5pm - 6pm
Thursday (26th November) Chlamydia TESTING Another chance for you and your mates to get tested, with a raffle ticket for the £100 Amazon voucher Meeting Room 4, SUHQ 11am-3pm

'Don't Stop Me Now'

Sexual Health Campaigning, Where Next?

A constructive discussion and mini-workshop reflecting on sexual health campaigning on campus and in a wider context, asking how Students' Unions and charities can remedy growing STD percentages

Meeting Room 6

SUHQ, Students' Union

12pm-1pm
  A Birthday Party for the Forgotten Children
Join People and Planet for interactive party games and food, partly in rememberance and partly in hope, for the 1 million children with HIV who never make it to their 2nd birthday because of a lack of access to life-saving drugs.

Meeting Room 6

SUHQ, Students' Union

1pm

The Rise and Fall of Student Health

Mini-lecture on the microcosm of student healthcare and the politics behind it with the Head of the History of Medicine, Mathew Thomson

R1.03

(Ramphal Building)

3pm


'A Very Peculiar Practice' - An Evening with Andrew Davies



Screenwriter Andrew Davies talks about how his experiences at Warwick inspired the BBC series 'A Very Peculiar Practice' (clips will be shown)


Postponed due to illness - event to be reorganised in near future


Postponed

  Banned for Life: Gay Men and the Blood Ban A debate looking at the issues surrounding the banning of blood from gay men, presenting both sides of the story

S0.13

(Social Studies)

4pm
  Joy of Sex Education An entertaining selection of sex education videos from the 1910s - 1970s

S0.13

(Social Studies)

5pm
Friday (27th November) Chlamydia TESTING One final chance to get those lagging behind a sweet check-up and a stab at the £100 Amazon voucher prize Meeting Room 5, SUHQ 11-3pm

'Pox, Pus and Prophylactics': Sexual Health Through the Ages

A lively, often funny mini-lecture about the evolution of sexual health practices, from pig intenstines to dental dams.

S0.28

(Social Studies)

2pm

Sexual Health Poetry Workshop

An investigation into writing poetry on the experience and issues surrounding AIDS and sexual health Writer's Room, CAPITAL Centre at Millburn House
3pm
Sunday (29th November) Music Centre Concert A Symphony Orchestra and Chorus performance of extracts from Berlioz's Symphonie Fantastique and Brahms' Ein Deutsches Requiem Butterworth Hall, Warwick Arts Centre 3:30pm
  RAG QUIZ A special 'sexy' round in the infamous charity-money-raising pub quiz Copper Rooms, SUHQ 7pm
Tuesday (1st December)

World AIDS Day Celebrations and Presentations

Review of the week's achievements, including a work-in-progress reading of the Angels in America workshop and an a cappella performance! (Invitation only)
CAPITAL Centre at Millburn House
6pm
Ongoing Events Angels in America Workshop
Watching and then reworking the famous AIDS-based play into a new performance CAPITAL Centre at Millburn House
Week 7-1st December
 

SHAW ART Installations & Outreach Projects


3 Major Arts projects led by a commissioned artist - fully interactive with plenty of crocheted condoms to be made and petridishes to be designed! Various locations on campus and in Coventry All week with additional sessions in the build up to the week
  Videocasting Project Make edgy films! Sexual health concepts, questions and histories transformed into art, activism, academic study or documentary! 3 mini-sessions on campus One session a week from Week 7-1st December