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Everyday Empires conference - Origins, inspirations, and ways forward

Everyday Empires conference - Origins, inspirations, and ways forward
Description
The first in a series of blogs related to this conferece by the organisers Simon Jackson and Nathan Cardon.
Date:
10/05/2017

'it was love for you that set me afire': a celebration of the poetry of Frank O'Hara

'it was love for you that set me afire': a celebration of the poetry of Frank O'Hara
Description
In honour of Frank O'Hara, that most collaborative and collegial of American poets, Dr Rona Cran organised a celebratory event at the Birmingham and Midland Institute.
Date:
05/05/2017

Terror in London: It's about containment and not curtailment

Terror in London: It's about containment and not curtailment
Description
Dr Steve Hewitt presents the latest Birmingham Perspective on the recent London terror attack.
Date:
27/03/2017

Mediating Contemporary Literature

Mediating Contemporary Literature
Description
Dr Zara Dinnen (University of Birmingham) and Dr Sam McBean (Queen Mary University of London) have been awarded a BA/Leverhulme Small Research Grant for 'Mediating Contemporary Literature', which will take place in Spring and Summer 2017.
Date:
06/03/2017

Today's Fellows are tomorrow's Birmingham Heroes

Today's Fellows are tomorrow's Birmingham Heroes
Description
Apply for a Birmingham Fellowship and join our sector-leading programme.
Date:
01/03/2017

Call for papers - Everyday Empires:Trans-Imperial Circulations in a Multi-Disciplinary Perspective

Call for papers -  Everyday Empires:Trans-Imperial Circulations in a Multi-Disciplinary Perspective
Description
Call for papers for a two day exploring the ways in which empire was lived through commonplace things, spaces, and decisions in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.
Date:
12/12/2016

American Studies tops the league tables

American Studies tops the league tables
Description
American Studies at the University of Birmingham is ranked number one in all three major league tables
Date:
12/10/2016

Insider's Guide to the Year Abroad

Insider's Guide to the Year Abroad
Description
With exam season at an end, second year American and Canadian Studies students from the four-year programme are starting to set off to villages, towns and cities all across North America for their Year Abroad. This year's cohort are the first to fully benefit from the new "Insider's Guide to the Year Abroad" resource.
Date:
17/06/2016

American Studies is top of the tables

American Studies is top of the tables
Description
Birmingham is ranked 1st for American Studies in both the Guardian and Complete University Guides.
Date:
17/06/2016

Canada's new prime minister: who is Justin Trudeau, and how did he win?

Canada's new prime minister: who is Justin Trudeau, and how did he win?
Description
After a hard-fought election, Canada's Liberal party has won a decisive parliamentary majority, and Canada will soon have an unfamiliar prime minister with a familiar last name. But 43-year-old Justin Trudeau's rise to the top of Canadian politics was far from certain...Dr Steve Hewitt writes for The Conversation.
Date:
23/10/2015
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