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Free University – Avant-Garde Performance

Dr Roberta Mock: Avant-Garde Performance.

Roberta Mock is Associate Dean (Research) and Reader in Performance, Faculty of Arts.

Dr Roberta Mock is Reader in Performance and Associate Dean for Research in the Faculty of Arts at the University of Plymouth where she also leads the MRes Theatre & Performance programme. She is the editor of Walking, Writing & Performance (Intellect, forthcoming) and Performing Processes (Intellect, 2000), and author of Jewish Women on Stage, Film, and Television (Palgrave Macmillan, 2007). She is co-convenor of the Performance & the Body Working Party of TaPRA (Theatre & Performance Research Association) and a member of the AHRC Peer Review College. For further details:

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Duration: 42:21.

Free University – Society as a work of art

Prof Malcolm Miles: Herbert Marcuse’s idea of society as a work of art

Malcolm Miles is Professor of Cultural Theory at the University of Plymouth. Visit

Free University – Spam, Rubbish and Leftover Culture

Prof Esther Leslie: Spam, Rubbish and Leftover Culture

Lecture: Hunting.”Never before have so many people been equipped with cameras, hunting out bits of the real…”

Esther Leslie is Professor in Political Aesthetics at Birkbeck:

Duration: 36:18.

Free University – Potency, Hierarchy and Food in Borneo

Dr Monica Janowski: Potency, Hierarchy and Food in Borneo

Dr Janowski is Lecturer in Anthropology at the University of Sussex. Visit
Duration: 21:29.

Free University – Restoring the Garden of Eden

Dr Ariel Hessayon: Restoring the Garden of Eden in England’s Green and Pleasant Land.

What meaning does the activity of The Diggers, 1649-50, and the thinking of Gerrard Winstanley now hold? Dr Hessayon is based at Goldsmiths’ Department of History.
For recommended further reading see the FUoTA page at
Duration: 54:37.