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Hood of the Month

Every month, Hood of the Month presents a different hood from the Society's Wardrobe or elsewhere.

2016: May (FIBiol); Jun (Leicester PhD); Jul (RAU BSc); Aug (Glasgow MA); Sep (St Andrews DLitt); Oct (US PhD/DD); Nov (Acadia DMin); Dec (UEA MA)
2017: Jan (Aston BSc); Feb (Malta PhD); Mar (Wales MA); Apr (FTTS); May (London MD); June (MCollH/MCCEd); July (Derby MA); Aug (Lambeth STh); Sep (Nottingham BA); Oct (Simon Fraser BA); Nov (Cambridge LLB); Dec (York PGDip)
2018: Jan (NUA BA); Feb (Cambridge ScD); Mar (NUI MA); Apr (LSE PGDip); May (Sts Peter & Paul); Jun (Liverpool PhD); Jul (LLSM); Aug (FPhS); Sep (Keele BEd); Oct (Bucks New MA); Nov (FKA); Dec (ICMA)
2019: Jan (Sheffield MA); Feb (Bath MBA); Mar (Exeter DLitt); Apr (FVCM); May (Victoria MSc(Tech))

November 2018 : Fellow of The Karg-Elert Archive (FKA)

Institution : The Karg-Elert Archive

Award : Fellow (FKA)

Description : Dark green, lined and bound on all edges ¼" pearl shot silk.

Shape : Burgon [s2]

The Archive, founded in 1987 as the Karg-Elert Society, decided to award Fellowships to those who have made a significant contribution to scholarship in relation to the composer. The hood was designed by Dr Nicholas Groves. It is of dark green, lined and bound with pearl shot silk.

Text by Nicholas Groves, FBS