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Art and the Self: “I am my own Muse”

We’ve talked about women in Science, but what about women in Art? PhD student Nicole Maniero (2017) curated a mini exhibition of artists’ self-portraits for International Women’s Day. “I am my own Muse”. Frida Kahlo’s famous quote inspired Nicole to explore the complex relationship between artists and their identities and bodies, and the ways we as viewers engage with self-portraits.  A literature student researching representation of objects in Italian stories,…

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International Theatre in Cambridge

It’s not your usual theatre experience. Three plays, three countries, three languages: the Cambridge International Theatre Festival has arrived. Harriet Phillips (2016) is one of the MML students behind the…

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Green Week 2018

Green Week is an annual week of events designed to raise awareness of environmental issues. Today’s blog is by Libby Daley (2016), Pembroke JP’s Green Officer and Green Week organiser.…

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The Term so Far: Week 3

It’s only week 3, but Pembroke has been as busy as ever with a series of fascinating speakers, and more events on the way. Looking back: On Holocaust Memorial Day…

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