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SHAW: Music, Theatre, Film Poetry Events

Angels in America
Organised by Jonathan Heron and Nick Monk from the Capital Centre, this event enabled students to explore Angels in America and contemporary issues surrounding sexual identity and HIV/AIDS.

 

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Edward II
A screening and discussion of Jarman's 1991 film led by Dr José Arroyo , Lecturer in the Department of Film and Television Studies.
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The Joy of Sex Education

Dr Katherine Angel introduced a series of clips from sex education films from the 1930s to the 1970s.

Lust, Love, Loss, Life: Music Theatre Warwick
A charity revue compiled of musical songs around the title themes; the performance raised £240 for the Terrence Higgins Trust.
Poetry Workshop
A poetry workshop was led by Can Sonmez, who is writing a PhD on AIDS and poetic form in the English Department, exploring poets as diverse as Thom Gunn, Tory Dent and Paul Monette. Participants also crafted their own verse with the help of Matt Nunn, a Birmingham poet. Click on the links below to hear excerpts from the discussions.
 Podcast Sexual health poetry analysis by PhD student Can Sonmez.
Podcast Sexual health poetry workshop led by Birmingham Poet Matt Nunn.