News in English Literature

Latest storiesRss FeedAtom Feed

Tolkien's Beowulf: a 'great gift'

Tolkien's Beowulf: a 'great gift'
Description
Dr Philippa Semper was featured in an article concerning Tolkien's translation of Beowulf on Channel 4 News.
Date:
27/05/2014

Dissertation research poster conference

Dissertation research poster conference
Description
Final-year English students were invited to participate in a Research Poster Conference, creating and presenting a poster which demonstrated the research they were undertaking for their dissertations or research projects.
Date:
04/04/2014

Michael Longley - Creative Minds at Birmingham

Michael Longley - Creative Minds at Birmingham
Description
Full video recording of Michael Longley's poetry reading in the Bramall Music Building.
Date:
25/03/2014

English undergraduates 1 Henry IV study trip

English undergraduates 1 Henry IV study trip
Description
Department of English study afternoon at the Shakespeare Institute.
Date:
19/03/2014

Researching Contemporary Culture

Researching Contemporary Culture
Description
Researching Contemporary Culture is a series of summer workshops for postgraduate and early career researchers taking place in July at the Institute of English Studies, Senate House London.
Date:
27/02/2014

50 years after the passage of the Civil Rights Act

50 years after the passage of the Civil Rights Act
Description
Matthew Wood, BA American and Canadian Studies and English Literature and currently on his year abroad at the University of Alabama, wrote a piece for the Independent about how things have changed on Martin Luther King Day in Birmingham, Alabama.
Date:
24/01/2014

Music Masterclass with Josephine Barstow, DBE

Music Masterclass with Josephine Barstow, DBE
Description
Video of University alumna and opera singer Dame Josephine Barstow (English, 1962) talking with Department of Music students.
Date:
23/01/2014

English alumna publishes no-nonsense self-help book series

English alumna publishes no-nonsense self-help book series
Description
University of Birmingham alumna Jo Usmar (English, 2005) is celebrating publishing a series of self-help books which she has co-authored with clinical psychologist Dr Jessamy Hibberd.
Date:
22/01/2014

Researching contemporary culture

Researching contemporary culture
Description
The English Department at Birmingham are excited to announce that Dr Zara Dinnen has won an AHRC Collaborative Skills Award to support the running of the summer workshop Researching Contemporary Culture.
Date:
13/01/2014

Invisible Circus: an international conference on the work of Jennifer Egan

Invisible Circus: an international conference on the work of Jennifer Egan
Description
The first academic conference dedicated to the writing of Jennifer Egan.
Date:
13/01/2014
Displaying 11 to 20 of 57
Previous 1 2 3 4 5 Next