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New Gender and Sexuality Studies modules launched in English Department

Description
Two new complementary modules will be offered on the second and third-year curriculum.
Date:
28/06/2017

Life after postgraduate study

Life after postgraduate study
Description
Report from our first careers conference for Arts and Law postgraduates.
Date:
20/06/2017

Shakespeare Institute Postgraduate Scholarships

Shakespeare Institute Postgraduate Scholarships
Description
The Shakespeare Institute is currently offering a number of fees-only scholarships for applicants wishing to study campus-based, full- or part-time taught masters programmes starting in September 2017. The deadline for applications is Friday 30 June 2017.
Date:
01/06/2017

'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

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
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