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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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LGBT+ History Month

If you’ve seen the many rainbow flags flying from Cambridge colleges, you’ll know it’s LGBT+ history month What you might not know is how many great events our Graduates have…

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A (comic) Day in the Life

As well as being the first day of LGBT+ history month, today is hourly comics day! MPhil student Rachel Davidson has shared with us an artistic ‘day in the life’,…

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