Event 5: Programme and Resources

Event 5

Below is the programme of studies prepared for this course. Resources generated for some of the sessions can be accessed through the links included in the programme.

Reading List

Day 1: Science and Film: The Material Culture of Science, Technology, and Medicine (Blythe House, Science Museum)

Session 1 Scott Anthony (Cambridge): ‘The GPO Film Unit: Science and Technology on Popular Display in the 1930s’ (film screening and workshop)
Session 2  Peter Morris (Science Museum): ‘The Man in the White Suit: Science in British Film in the 1950s’ (slides)
Session 3  Final round-up discussion

Day 2: Image and Object in Art and Science (London Consortium)

Session 1 Steven Connor (London Consortium): ‘Object Lessons: Thing Theories and Material Culture’ (handout) (reading) (see Films)
Session 2  Isobel Armstrong (Birkbeck): ‘Glass Reflections’ (see Films)
Session 3  Esther Leslie (Birkbeck): ‘Liquid Crystals’ (see Films)
Session 4  Participants exchanged views and experiences on working on and with material objects

Back to Event 5 main page