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Shakespeare and the Eighteenth-Century Novel

Shakespeare and the Eighteenth-Century Novel
Description
The latest book by Dr Kate Rumbold, Lecturer in English Literature, was published this month.
Date:
21/03/2016

Hear from our alumni

Hear from our alumni
Description
We interviewed Drama and English alumni during a College of Arts and Law Careers event. They talk about their time at Birmingham and their career since leaving university.
Date:
03/02/2016

Professor Wendy Scase awarded Leverhulme Trust Major Research Fellowship

Professor Wendy Scase awarded Leverhulme Trust Major Research Fellowship
Description
September 2016 start for the project 'Crafting English Letters: A Theory of Medieval Scribal Practice'.
Date:
04/01/2016

World Congress to celebrate Shakespeare's 400-year legacy

Description
Distinguished theatre directors from around the world, musicians, actors, and novelists, as well as academics from the University of Birmingham, are to come together in a special programme of talks, seminars and debates-at a landmark 2016 World Shakespeare Congress, marking the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death.
Date:
15/12/2015

EDACS Administrative and Welfare team nominated for a 2016 BUAFTA

EDACS Administrative and Welfare team nominated for a 2016 BUAFTA
Description
The EDACS administrative team have been nominated in the Team of the Year category in this year's BUAFTAs.
Date:
18/11/2015

Building the Book of Nature

Building the Book of Nature
Description
On Saturday 14 November Professor John Holmes will be giving the keynote address at the British Society for Literature and Science Symposium on Science in the Archives at the Museum of English Rural Life in Reading.
Date:
30/10/2015

Ways of knowing

Ways of knowing
Description
On Thursday 5 November Professor John Holmes will be giving the keynote talk entitled 'Ways of Knowing: Poetry, Science and Reductionism'.
Date:
30/10/2015

Visiting Professor at Mount Allison University

Visiting Professor at Mount Allison University
Description
From 28-31 October Professor John Holmes will be Visiting Professor at Mount Allison University (MtA), New Brunswick, Canada.
Date:
16/10/2015

Negotiations with the epic: poetry and the origins of Evolutionary Theory

Negotiations with the epic: poetry and the origins of Evolutionary Theory
Description
Professor John Holmes gave the plenary talk at the conference The Darwins Reconsidered: Evolution, Writing & Inheritance in the Works of Erasmus and Charles Darwin at the University of Roehampton.
Date:
07/09/2015

Go Set a Watchman exposes American obsession with white saviours

Go Set a Watchman exposes American obsession with white saviours
Description
Helen Laville writes for The Conversation.
Date:
16/07/2015
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