The Human Worlds Festival, Nov 17-25th, is pleased to announce this year’s launch event Election Night USA! Presidential Legacies. On Nov 8th, follow the US election footage live, hear talks from leading History researchers at the University of Southampton on Obama’s legacy and even stay late to watch the polling results roll in. Reserve your place! Booking for this event is now live- your free ticket can be booked online now! (Learn More about this event)
Other festival events include an all-day, family friendly Hands-On Humanities Day, which will take place from 10:30-4:30 on the Avenue Campus. The day will feature activities, talks, performances and more, with surely something for everyone. Sneak peak: Is Plastic Fantastic?, Bone Café, Storytelling, games and more.
On November 23rd at the Freemantle and Shirley Community Centre, Hope and Fear for New Life will feature researchers across the Humanities at a panel discussion ranging from the philosophy and culture of pregnancy to midwifery and the impact of media on childbirth. New parents are invited to attend with their babies, and should not worry about noise, moving about or feeding as necessary.
On November 25th, the Human Worlds Festival presents A Night on Campus. The evening will begin with a family-friendly screening of “Night at the Museum” (Rated PG, 1hr48min) with a talk from a zooarchaeologist. and sessions of the public favourite, the Astrodome, will run until 8pm. The film “Le Salaire de la Peur” will be screened for the adult audience later in the evening, with a Q&A session led by Prof Lucy Mazdon of the Film department. Stay tuned to learn more about the scheduling and booking of these free events, plus more, at A Night on Campus.
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