GRADUATE EXHIBITION 1995. To celebrate the Textile Conservation Centre's 20th anniversary the first exhibition of graduate students' work at the Courtauld Institute of Art will be held until January 21 in the Prints and Drawings Gallery. The exhibition focuses on extended projects by students who graduated in 1995.
Textile conservation offers opportunities to graduates in both fine and applied arts as well as the sciences. To raise awareness of the diploma course, an open afternoon has been arranged on December 13 (2-6pm) which will be of interest to careers officers as well as graduates who may be seeking a suitable diploma course. Details: Jane Jeffery at the Textile Conservation Centre, Courtauld Institute of Art, Somerset House, Strand, London WC2R 0RN. Tel: 0181 977 4943.
BLACK IS WHITE. The University of Reading's Christmas Holiday Lecture by James Anderson on computer graphics will be held at 3pm on January 2 in the Palmer Theatre .
TEACHING IN TRANSITION. The Professional Studies Forum has organised a conference in Leeds on January 10-12. Speakers include: Eric Hoyle and Jenny Ozga on teaching, profession and professionals; Malcolm Thornton and Christopher Price on political perspectives; Jane Salisbury and David Leat on occupational socialisation of teachers and competence; Peter Gilroy and Walter Humes on the influence of the national curriculum and the proposed statutory General Teaching Council. Gill Helsby will report on a major study about how teachers view their profession and Tony Edwards will consider the relationship between producers and consumers in public education. Information: Greg Hale, 0860 129136 or 0113 2832600 ext.4866.
IMAGES OF CHRIST. "Images of Christ: Ancient and Modern" will be held at Roehampton Institute on Feburary 24 and 25. The conference explores images of Christ in films, feminist liberation theology and the iconography of Corpus Christi. Writers such as George Herbert, Patrick White and Primo Levi will be discussed as will the media of representation from mystery plays and gospels to devotional writings and figurative art. Information: Reeva Charles, Faculty of Arts and Humanities, Roehampton Institute, Digby Stuart College, Roehampton Lane, London SW15 5PH. Tel: 0181 392 3063, fax: 0181 392 3060. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.