IntraTerrestrials: Landing Sites, and other attempts at ReInhabiting the Earth
David Wood is an English philosopher. Introduced to phenomenology by Wolfe Mays at Manchester, he undertook doctoral research in philosophy at New College, Oxford, where Jacques Derrida was a frequent visitor. Influenced by animal rights activists led by the Godlovitchs (now known as the Oxford Group; Peter Singer, author of Animal Liberation was associated with them), David became a vegetarian and started the group Ecology Action. In 1974 he studied in Paris, attending lectures by Lévi-Strauss, Foucault, Derrida, Ricoeur and Serres. David became chair of the philosophy department at Warwick and director of the Centre for Research in Philosophy and Literature. He left for Vanderbilt in 1994, to become chair in 1995. He has been a visiting academic at Berkeley, Yale and Stony Brook, teaching at Duquesne and Turin. David Wood is also an active sculptor and earth-artist. He is director of the 175-acre Yellowbird sculpture park and wildlife refuge at Woodbury, Tennessee.
Recent news from The Cass
Thursday, 14 December, 3-8pm
The twelfth annual open studios at Calcutta House features exhibition by Fine Art BA and Photography BA students and a pop up exhibition by first year architects.
Musarc, the architectural choir/research project based at The Cass, has announced details of their 2017 Christmas Concert.
Cass students transform library windows into exhibition space for Aldgate community arts event
The Winter Graduation ceremony saw hundreds of London Met graduands celebrate their academic achievements at London’s Barbican Centre.
Sarah Jane Wilson, who studied Creative Writing at London Met, will have her debut novel published in 2018.
Denise Lewis, a recent Textile Design BA graduate, has won a competition to design curtain fabric for the anti-poverty and social action centre, Toynbee Hall.
Richard Wilson OBE, aka Victor Meldrew, was awarded an honorary degree by London Metropolitan University at the 2017 Winter Graduation ceremony.
London Met raises awareness of homelessness in London with a Textile Design project.
An evening of celebration was held in order to launch Just Met 2017, an anthology featuring creative writing work from students at the University.
Students from The Sir John Cass School of Art, Architecture and Design have started a three-year regeneration collaboration with Belmonte, Italy.
The Cass will be hosting an exhibition of multimedia installations and live performances next week.
Students studying the urban development of cities in the Midlands recently had the opportunity to present their work to the Mayor of Leicester.
A group of Diploma Architecture students are working with the 15th Fulham Scout Group to create a live construction project.
A Jewellery Design graduate is fundraising to help her co-founded organisation, Mother Makers, exhibit at Munich Jewellery Week 2018.
BA Fine Art graduate named as winner of a national award.