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'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

The Fifth Annual Shakespeare Institute Play-Reading Marathon: Before Shakespeare, 1581-91

The Fifth Annual Shakespeare Institute Play-Reading Marathon: Before Shakespeare, 1581-91
Description
Staff and students of the Shakespeare Institute will read the complete corpus of surviving commercial drama written during the ten years leading up to the debut of William Shakespeare, including plays by Christopher Marlowe, Thomas Kyd, Robert Greene, George Peele, and almost the entire dramatic canon of John Lyly.
Date:
31/03/2017

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

Graphic Reading Conference - call for papers

Graphic Reading Conference - call for papers
Description
We invite papers that consider graphic reading across comic, critical, literary, and theoretical texts as well as less established mediums such as videogames and other digital media.
Date:
27/02/2017

Dylan Thomas Prize

Dylan Thomas Prize
Description
Luke Kennard longlisted for this year's International Dylan Thomas Prize for his poetry collection Cain.
Date:
22/02/2017

'Nine Folds Makes a Paper Swan' goes global

'Nine Folds Makes a Paper Swan' goes global
Description
Ruth Gil´╗┐ligan's latest novel published in America and Israel.
Date:
15/02/2017

Grasmere study trip

Grasmere study trip
Description
In November, students on the 'Politics and Terror in the Age of Revolutions' module, which focusses on the Romantic period, took part in a residential trip to Grasmere in the Lake District.
Date:
09/01/2017

David Lodge portrait unveiled

David Lodge portrait unveiled
Description
Steve Ellis reports from the University Library unveiling.
Date:
08/12/2016

I Love Dick and Bridget Jones are back, but not much has changed for women since the 90s

I Love Dick and Bridget Jones are back, but not much has changed for women since the 90s
Description
The enduring appeal of Bridget Jones and why nothing has changed for women since the 1990s - Lecturer in Contemporary American Literature, Rachel Sykes, writes for The Conversation.
Date:
23/09/2016
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