TCotA Forum - Philip Hoare

Summary

TCotA Forum is a public program of the Tasmanian College of the Arts

Start Date

21st Mar 2014 12:30pm

End Date

21st Mar 2014 1:30pm

Venue

Dechaineux Lecture Theatre

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TCotA Forum welcomes all students and members of the public.

Philip HoareColonialism And Its Aftermath (CAIA), Arts and the Environment Research Group (AERG) and the Tasmanian College of the Arts presents this week's Arts Forum.

Philip Hoare is the author of six works of non-fiction: Serious Pleasures: The Life of Stephen Tennant (1990) and Noel Coward: A Biography (1995), Wilde's Last Stand: Decadence, Conspiracy, and the First World War (1997), Spike Island: The Memory of a Military Hospital (2000), and England's Lost Eden: Adventures in a Victorian Utopia (2005). Leviathan or, The Whale (2008), won the 2009 BBC Samuel Johnson Prize for non-fiction.

An experienced broadcaster, Hoare wrote and presented the BBC Arena film The Hunt for Moby-Dick, and directed three films for BBC's Whale Night. He is Visiting Fellow at Southampton University, and Leverhulme Artist-in-residence at The Marine Institute, Plymouth University, which awarded him an honorary doctorate in 2011. His latest book, The Sea Inside, will be published in the US by Melville House in April 2014.

Phillip is visiting UTAS while undertaking research on cabinets of curiosity.

Philip's fellowship visit is supported by the Inglis Clark Centre and Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies.

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Upcoming Arts Forums

Wednesday 26 March (4-5pm) | Claire Doherty

Friday 28 March | Agnieszka Pinder

Friday 4 April | Scot Cotterall

Friday 11 April | Brigita Ozolins 


 

TCotA Forum is a weekly series of free public lectures held at the Tasmanian College of the Arts (Hunter St) during the semester. TCotA Forum welcomes all students and members of the public, providing a unique opportunity to hear local, national and international visiting scholars and presenters from diverse sectors of the arts discuss their area of professional practice.

Tasmanian College of the Arts Forum (Hunter St)   

TCotA Forum is a public program of the Tasmanian College of the Arts
Fridays 12.30 - 1.30pm

Dechaineux Lecture Theatre
Tasmanian College of the Arts (Hunter St)
Centre for the Arts
University of Tasmania
Hunter Street Hobart 7000 AUSTRALIA