Dynamic Tensions: Physical Culture Performance at Kings Arts and Humanities Festival 13 October 2017

  DYNAMIC TENSIONS: THE PHYSICAL CULTURE THEATRE SHOW & THE GLOBAL TRANSMISSION OF HEALTH, FITNESS & MANLINESS Friday, 13 October 2017 20:00 – 21:30  Anatomy Museum, Kings College London  Strand, London, WC2R 2LS Free, but booking is essential via Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/dynamic-tensions-the-physical-culture-theatre-show-tickets-37490199195 Would you like to test your grip against a strongman? Or challenge a reigning champion wrestler? In Dynamic… Read More Dynamic Tensions: Physical Culture Performance at Kings Arts and Humanities Festival 13 October 2017

Call for Proposals: Defiant Embodiments in Theatre, Sport, and Performance

  Top Image: British Physical Culturist Stanley Rothwell with Edwin Picton, Brockwell Park Baths, 1939. Handwritten caption: “With Edwin Picton a former gym mate from Ashton-in-Makerfield. Edwin was one of the La Volgas Bros. This was taken in the afternoon when the war was declared.” From The Stanley Rothwell Papers, H.J. Lutcher Stark Center for Physical Culture… Read More Call for Proposals: Defiant Embodiments in Theatre, Sport, and Performance

Press Release: AHRC Funded Project on Physical Culture, Fitness, and the Construction of Masculinities

Dr Broderick D.V. Chow, Lecturer in Theatre in the Department of Arts and Humanities, is the recipient of a Leadership Fellowship grant from the Arts and Humanities Research Council, worth £159,045. This is the first such award for Brunel.… Read More Press Release: AHRC Funded Project on Physical Culture, Fitness, and the Construction of Masculinities