Dystopia Season at the Rumble Museum - April - July

We are excited to be holding a Dystopia Season at the Rumble Museum from April 25th to mid July. To celebrate our Dystopian Fiction Collection, we are organising a range of events including Thursday morning breakfast talks, workshops, projects and film viewings.

For the duration of the season, our front reception cabinet is displaying items from our dystopian collections, so do drop into Cheney School main reception to take a look!

Our Thursday morning breakfast talks are listed below, and are available to all students in Year Eight and Nine - booking details have been emailed to all students. Look out for more events soon!

 

Date

Speaker

Title

28th April

Dr Aidan Power, University of Exeter

Dystopias in film

5th May

Professor Matthew Beaumont, University College London

‘Utopia, Dystopia and the City’

12th May

Dr Anna MacFarlane, University of Leeds

Feminism and Dystopias: What would a feminist future look like?

19th May

Dr Caroline Edwards

Senior Lecturer in Modern & Contemporary Literature

Birkbeck, University of London

“Can dystopian fiction help us understand the climate emergency?”

26th May

Dr Adam Stock, York St John University

Politics and dystopian fiction