WINDOWS ON SPACE
The University of Leicester will be exhibiting work by Joyce Markie based on astronomical images taken by the Hubble Space Telescope. The exhibition "Windows on Space" will be held at the Physics and Astronomy Department, Leicester University, University Road. Contact: Clare Wilford. Tel, 071 490 3987.
A day school entitled "Now Bataille" will take place on March 17 at the Centre for Cultural Studies, University of Leeds. The programme includes: Nick Land (Warwick) - No Future; Patrick French (UCL) - The Corpse of Theory; Andrew Benjamin (Warwick) - The Subject of Death: Blanchot and Bataille; Fred Botting and Scott Wilson (Lancaster) - Bataille between Derrida and Lacan; Sue Golding (Greenwich) - The Lust, The Body and the Elsewhere; William Pawlett (Loughborough) - Inner Experience, Discursive Analysis and Being in Excess. Contact: Parallax, Centre for Cultural Studies, Dept.of Fine Art, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT. Tel, 0532 3357, fax, 0532 451977 or email: finmds@lucs mac.novell.leeds.ac.uk.
PIANOS, TAPES AND CAPRICORN
The Society for the Promotion of New Music will collaborate with the Royal College of Music on March 19 in an electroacoustic workshop featuring pianist Ronan Magill and duo-pianists Philip Mead and Stephen Gutman. The day features a concert by the RCM 20th Century Ensemble and ends with a concert by Capricorn conducted by Diego Masson. Contact: Publicity Officer, Royal College of Music, Prince Consort Road, London SW7 2BS. Tel, 0171 828 9696.
BERNADIN DE SAINT-PIERRE
Malcolm Cook, professor of French 18th-century studies will lecture on "A year in the life of Bernardin de Saint-Pierre (1737-1814)" on March 3, 1.10pm-1.50 pm in the Armory Building, University of Exeter.