UCL Festival of the Arts: Professor Jonathan Wolff by UCL Sound published on 2013/05/01 13:42:57 +0000 Professor Jonathan Wolff (UCL Philosophy), Dean of the Faculty of Arts & Humanities, talks about the UCL Festival of the Arts (7-17 May) and the importance of celebrating the arts at the time when many courses at other institutions are under threat. http://www.ucl.ac.uk/festival-of-the-arts Events range from bite-size lectures, readings and exhibitions to poetry, panel discussions, film screenings and debates. All events are free with the exception of the debate, 'The Future of the Arts', featuring artist Grayson Perry and David Willetts (Minister for Universities and Science): http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/event/5851310427?ref=ecal Sounds in this interview include: - Annika Lindskog, Scandinavian Landscapes in Song: http://scandinavian-landscapes-in-song-eorg.eventbrite.co.uk/# - Excerpts and lute-playing from Daniel's Tragedie of Cleopatra: http://staging-daniels-cleopatra.eventbrite.co.uk/# - Professor John Dickie on the Italian mafia: http://mafia-republic.eventbrite.co.uk/# UCL is consistently ranked as one of the world's top universities. Across all disciplines our faculties are known for their research-intensive approaches, academic excellence and engagement with global challenges. This is the basis of our world-renowned degree programmes. Visit us at http://ucl.ac.uk.