New Turner Sims RUSH tickets

Turner Sims intern and third year student Sabine Russell introduces the new RUSH ticket scheme: Many music students will have noticed that a new Student Newsletter from Turner Sims landed in their inboxes a couple of weeks ago about a new RUSH ticket scheme. The idea for this initiative has come about to raise awareness of the free tickets made available by Turner Sims for their concert series. Continue reading →

Italian film showing today: Se Dio vuole (Edoardo Falcone, 2015)

The Italian film, Se Dio vuole / God Willing (Edoardo Falcone, 2015) (86 minutes, English subtitles) will be showing in Lecture Theatre B, Avenue Campus, at 6:30pm on Monday 20th November 2017. Review, introduction and discussion by Laura Nera. All welcome! The trailer for this film can be viewed on YouTube. ************************************************* Il film di questa settimana è una commedia tipica del cinema italiano degli ultimi 20 anni, con un inaspettato sussulto finale. Continue reading →

Authentic tootling with the Prince Regent’s Band

Third year BA Music student David Child reports on a recent visit to Southampton by the Prince Regent’s Band: As a brass student, it was an absolute delight to listen to and meet the players of the highly reputable Prince Regent’s Band, who specialise in historic wind and brass chamber music in the period from the French revolution (1789) to the end of the First World War (1918). Continue reading →

Next TNS seminar: ‘On Cultural Transnationalisms: The case of World(-)literatures in Portuguese’

Dr Emanuelle Santos from the University of Birmingham will be speaking at the next Centre for Transnational Studies seminar taking place on Wednesday 22nd November 2017 from 5-6:30pm in Room 1177, Avenue Campus. The seminar is entitled ‘On Cultural Transnationalisms: The case of World(-)literatures in Portuguese’. Continue reading →

Italian film showing today: Smetto quando voglio – Masterclass (Sydney Sibilia, 2017)

The Italian film, Smetto quando voglio – Masterclass / I Can Quit Whenever I Want – Masterclass (Sydney Sibilia, 2017) (115 minutes, English subtitles) will be showing in Lecture Theatre B, Avenue Campus, at 6:30pm on Monday 13th November 2017. Review, introduction and discussion via Skype by Emilio Audissino. All welcome! The trailer for this film can be viewed on YouTube. Continue reading →

Italian film showing today: Il bell’Antonio (Mauro Bolognini, 1960)

The Italian film, Il bell’Antonio (Mauro Bolognini, 1960) (105 minutes, Italian subtitles) will be showing in Lecture Theatre B, Avenue Campus, at 6:30pm on Monday 6th November 2017. Review, introduction and discussion by Neil Tibbetts. All welcome! The trailer for this film can be viewed on YouTube. ************************************************* Questa settimana vi proponiamo un classico del cinema italiano, con Marcello Mastroianni e Claudia Cardinale nel ruolo dei protagonisti. Continue reading →

From Afrikaans and Albanian to Yoruba and Zulu – with a range of more commonly learnt languages in-between

Students and staff at Southampton now have access to uTalk language learning software. You can choose from over 100 languages and once you have downloaded the uTalk app you can access it from any device. You can download it from Android and IOS app stores and it’s also available for Windows and via CLS Public Workstations. Continue reading →