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English advance reading lists

English advance reading lists
Description
Suggested summer reading for new English Literature and Creative Writing students.
Date:
29/07/2016

Researching missionary photography in Cadbury Research Library

Researching missionary photography in Cadbury Research Library
Description
Charlotte McKnight reflects on her Undergraduate Research Scheme project 'Missionary photography and its multiple meanings: The Church Mission Society and its Medical Mission.'
Date:
29/07/2016

The existential war between Islamic State and secular France

Description
Professor Jocelyne Cesari (Professor of Religion and Politics and Director of Research for the Edward Cadbury Centre), secular France, Muslims, and IS in the wake of recent events in The Conversation this week.
Date:
29/07/2016

CEPLER and Law School Awards 2016

CEPLER and Law School Awards 2016
Description
At a drinks reception following the graduation ceremony on 7 July, it was our great pleasure to present a number of awards and prizes and here is a list of the worthy recipients:
Date:
29/07/2016

On such a night…

On such a night…
Description
Shakespeare and Creativity postgraduate Elena Pellone writes from a production of Merchant of Venice.
Date:
28/07/2016

What did Europe mean to William Shakespeare?

Description
Shortly after the news of the referendum result, I heard some English politicians being interviewed on BBC radio. One of them remarked with apparent satisfaction that membership of the European Union had now been rejected by a majority of 'our countrymen.' Another, a woman, observed that the entire referendum campaign had been a very masculine affair, and pointed to her adversary's telling use of the word 'countrymen.' 'I'm sorry,' he replied, 'I have been reading the works of our national poet, and it must have affected my vocabulary.'
Date:
28/07/2016

What did Europe mean to William Shakespeare?

Description
Shortly after the news of the referendum result, I heard some English politicians being interviewed on BBC radio. One of them remarked with apparent satisfaction that membership of the European Union had now been rejected by a majority of 'our countrymen.' Another, a woman, observed that the entire referendum campaign had been a very masculine affair, and pointed to her adversary's telling use of the word 'countrymen.' 'I'm sorry,' he replied, 'I have been reading the works of our national poet, and it must have affected my vocabulary.'
Date:
28/07/2016

Macbeth Macbeth; Birmingham Shakespeare scholar creates new fiction inside the King's murder chamber

Description
University of Birmingham Shakespeare Institute scholar, Professor Ewan Fernie, of the Shakespeare Institute has co-authored a new work of fiction, Macbeth Macbeth, based on the Scottish play. The novel, by Fernie and Professor Simon Palfrey of the University of Oxford, is a response to Shakespeare's play that turns into its own entirely new work of fiction.
Date:
28/07/2016

International Shakespeare Scholars meet for 10th World Congress in London and Stratford Upon-Avon

Description
Over 800 Shakespeare scholars from more than 48 countries are gathering in Stratford Upon-Avon and London for the 10th World Shakespeare Congress, to explore and honour the Bard's work some 400 years after his death.
Date:
27/07/2016

CARISCC Artwork Competition - Call for Submissions

Description
CARISCC call for artwork.
Date:
25/07/2016
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