The Free University of Liverpool
Foundation Degree in Culture and Performance

F/U/L Strands

F Strand (Filosophy, Finking, Free strand) – filosofia/thinking,/critical/reflexive,/meta-course/ themes
Lectures/conversations/provocations delivered by visiting artists and scholars, followed by seminar discussions
Time: Thursdays 8pm – 10pm (weekly meetings)
Location: Liverpool Social Centre + various

U Strand (You, Unmissable, Unusual, Unthinkable, United strand) – mini intensive courses which are all about ‘you’ and ‘satisfying politics’
Physical bursts of energy/exchange between participants of FUL. A structural device to catch participants’ impulses to learn/teach on whatever their fancy determines.
Time: varies (depends on U)
Location: varies (depends on U)

L Strand – (Locus, Local-Love, Locality, Liverpool)
Collaborative, project-based action in immediate community.
Beginning with a series of mapping actions around Liverpool. Walks. Contemplations. Excursions. Incursions. Discoveries. Explorations. One idea for this strand is finding of ‘housing’ for the Free University of Liverpool.
Time: Saturday mornings + incorporated into F strand Thursday 8pm – 10pm (weekly meetings) + various
Location: Liverpool
Childcare: PERC nursery and after-school club on Lambert Way (L3 8NT) have just secured funding to offer free childcare on Saturdays, so this might be a good resource.

Assessments: Each participant is invited to write up their own assessment, which might also mean, no assessment at all. Open to debate.