Art Culture

Your Favourite Art Sucks – History of Art Society x Feminist Society

Content warning: sexual violence As the first in a three-part series hosted by Feminist Society and History of Art Society, this event explored the presentation of sexual violence against women in art. Professor Jill Burke made an excellent speaker, offering nuanced commentary on the attitudes towards women in the Renaissance and how this affected their […]

Culture Literature

Sean O’Brien

This Tuesday, as part of the University of Edinburgh’s Visiting Writers series, the Scottish Poetry Library hosted poet, novelist and critic Sean O’Brien. O’Brien’s most recent poetry collection Europa deals with issues of place, identity and belonging. The event consisted of a poetry reading by the author, followed by a short conversation with Beth Cochrane, […]