Event

School of Philosophy and Art History Welcome Week Events

An essential start to your academic life at the University of Essex

  • Tue 5 - Fri 8 Oct 21

    10:30

  • Colchester Campus

  • Event type

    Welcome

  • Event organiser

    Philosophy and Art History, School of

  • Contact details

Induction into your new department is an essential part of Welcome Week.

We have organised a series of events throughout Welcome Week and look forward to welcoming you into the School of Philosophy and Art History (SPAH) and the Interdisciplinary Studies Centre (ISC). Some of these are compulsory to attend while others are optional but we hope you'll join in as many as possible and get to know more about your course, key members of staff and your fellow students.

Undergraduates

Tuesday 5 October 2021

 Time    Event Location

10:30am -  11:15am

Meet your Personal Tutor
ESSENTIAL for new UGs

Zoom (online)
(Links will be emailed individually)
11:00am - 12:00pm

Introduction to Special Collections at the Albert Sloman Library

Meet in the Special Collections Reading Room (1st floor, Albert Sloman Library)
12:45pm - 1:30pm Undergraduates welcome event

The Hex

1:45pm - 2:30pm

Mini lectures
ESSENTIAL for new UGs

Art History: TC.2.8 + TC.2.9
Philosophy: LTB 9
ISC: 5.300 a + b

3:00pm onwards

Walk to Wivenhoe

Meet outside the Albert Sloman Library at 3pm

 Wednesday 6 October

Time Event Location
9:00am - 11:30am                      GRIT Workshop - Philosophy 
STRONGLY RECOMMENDED
LTB 1 - Please book your place 
10:00am - 11:00am 

Introduction to the University Art Collections

Meet in the Special Collections Reading Room (1st floor, Albert Sloman Library)
11:45am - 12:00pm Right to Study Check Sports Arena (on campus)
12:15pm - 1:00pm

Women in Philosophy Introduction
POSTPONED UNTIL WEDNESDAY 13 OCTOBER, 1:00PM - 2:00PM. MORE DETAILS TO FOLLOW.

TBC
12:15pm - 2:00pm

ISC Lecture: Silvia Mayer
“Ecocriticism, Risk Theory, and (Fictional) Narratives of Environmental Risk”
ESSENTIAL for new ISC UGs

LTB 5 in person, OR via Zoom webinar

2:15pm - 4.45pm  GRIT Workshop - Art History & ISC
STRONGLY RECOMMENDED
LTB 8 - Please book your place 
5:00pm - 6:00pm

Film Screening

LTB 2

Thursday 7 October

Time Event Location
11:00am - 12:00pm    Introduction to the Essex Collection of Art from Latin America ESCALA Teaching & Research Space, CB.21 in the Constable Building
4:00pm - 5:00pm  Amelia Horgan: Book launch
TC.2.14 + TC.2.15 - Please book your place
4:00pm - 5:00pm Art History Social Gathering NTC 2.05
6:00pm - 8:00pm  Art Exchange Launch Party: Breathing the Light

Art Exchange

Friday 8 October

Time Event Location
10:00am - 12:00pm Walk to Wivenhoe Meet outside Albert Sloman Library at 10am 
2:30pm - 3:30pm Returning Students Event  LTB 8
4:00pm onwards Wind Down by the Lake Back of the Lake, by BBQ and benches

Postgraduates

Tuesday 5 October

Time Event Location
10:00am - 12:00pm      PGR Welcome Conference
ESSENTIAL for PGR students

Zoom

11:00am - 12:00pm Introduction to Special Collections at the Albert Sloman Library Special Collections Reading Room, (1st floor, Albert Sloman Library)
 3pm onwards Walk to Wivenhoe   Meet outside the Albert Sloman Library at 3pm

Wednesday 6 October

Time Event Location
10:00am - 11:00am            Introduction to the University Art Collections
Meet in the Special Collections Reading Room (1st floor, Albert Sloman Library)
11:45am - 12:00pm Right to Study Check Sports Arena (on campus)
12:15pm - 1:00pm Women in Philosophy Introduction
POSTPONED UNTIL WEDNESDAY 13 OCTOBER, 1:00PM - 2:00PM. MORE DETAILS TO FOLLOW.
TBC
12:15pm - 2:00pm ISC Lecture: Silvia Mayer
“Ecocriticism, Risk Theory, and (Fictional) Narratives of Environmental Risk”

LTB 5 in person, OR via Zoom webinar

Thursday 7 October

Time Event Location
10:30am - 11:30am PGT Director Welcome Meetings - Environment, Society & Culture
ESSENTIAL for new PGT
Zoom
10:30am - 11:30am PGT Director Welcome Meetings - Heritage & Museum Studies 
ESSENTIAL for new PGT
Zoom
10:30am - 11:30am PGT Director Welcome Meetings - Philosophy
ESSENTIAL for new PGT
Zoom
11:30am-12:30pm PGT Director Welcome Meetings - Art History
ESSENTIAL for new PGT
Zoom
10:30am - 11:30am PGR Welcome Meetings with Director of Graduate Studies
ESSENTIAL for new PGR
Zoom
11:00am - 12:00pm Introduction to the Essex Collection of Art from Latin America
ESCALA Teaching & Research Space, CB2.1 in the Constable Building
12:00pm - 12:45pm New PGR Students Meet with Supervisors
ESSENTIAL for new PGR
Invites will be sent individually
12:45pm - 1:30pm PG Welcome Event LTB 4
4:00pm - 5:00pm Amelia Horgan Book Launch TC.2.14 + TC.2.15 - Please book your place
4:00pm - 5:00pm Art History Social Gathering  NTC 2.05
6:00pm - 8:00pm Art Exchange Launch Party - Breathing the Light Art Exchange (on campus)

Friday 8 October

Meet outside Albert Sloman Library
Time Event Location
10:00am - 12:00pm Walk to Wivenhoe Meet outside Albert Sloman Library at 10am 
2:30pm - 3:30pm Returning Students Event      LTB 8
4:00pm onwards Wind Down by the Lake Back of the Lake, by BBQ and benches

 

 UG - new and returning Year 2
 New, and returning 2nd year undergraduates