WW1 Heroism: Through Art and Film

Alison Fell, University of Leeds

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The centenary of the First World War is a time for reflection and exploration. In this short course you will discover just some of the ways that heroism is portrayed through art and film.

You will explore recruitment posters and the messages they portrayed for both those going to war and those staying at home, as well as researching WW1 art and reflecting upon a painting you have chosen. You will then move on to explore contemporary German film, consolidating your learning by reviewing a recent book, film, or TV programme about the First World War.

This course is part of the Going to University collection which has been specifically designed for students at schools and colleges. They provide a taster of undergraduate study at the University of Leeds and help students to decide which subject to study at university.

Completion of the courses will also enhance students’ university applications.

The courses can also be used as a teachers’ classroom enrichment resource.

Courses in this collection are also great for people that want an introduction in the specific subjects discussed in each course.

Dates:
  • 5 August 2019
  • 3 June 2019
  • 6 May 2019
  • 1 April 2019
  • 4 March 2019
  • 4 February 2019
  • 7 January 2019
  • 3 December 2018
  • 5 November 2018
  • 1 October 2018
  • 3 September 2018
  • 6 August 2018
  • 2 July 2018
  • 4 June 2018
  • 7 May 2018
  • 2 April 2018
  • 5 March 2018
  • 5 February 2018
  • 1 January 2018
  • 4 December 2017
  • 6 November 2017
  • 2 October 2017
  • 4 September 2017
  • 7 August 2017
  • 3 July 2017
  • 5 June 2017
  • 1 May 2017
  • 3 April 2017
  • 6 March 2017
  • 6 February 2017
  • 2 January 2017
  • 5 December 2016
  • 7 November 2016
  • 3 October 2016
  • 5 September 2016
  • 1 August 2016
  • 4 July 2016
  • 6 June 2016
  • 2 May 2016
  • 4 April 2016
  • 7 March 2016
  • 1 February 2016
  • 4 January 2016
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  • Language: English Gb

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