Events in English, Drama and American & Canadian Studies

  

The practice of Jane Austen

The practice of Jane Austen

Date
28/02/2017
Description
Professor Freya Johnston (St Anne's College, Oxford) delivers this English Literature research seminar as part of the Long Nineteenth Century research seminar series.
Applying constructivist, usage-based theory to language in aphasia: An exploratory study of verbs

Applying constructivist, usage-based theory to language in aphasia: An exploratory study of verbs

Date
28/02/2017
Description
Dr Rachel Hatchard (University of Birmingham) delivers this English Language research seminar.
Using Wordbanks Online @bham

Using Wordbanks Online @bham

Date
01/03/2017
Description
Dr Paul Thompson delivers this Corpus Linguistics workshop.
'What manner of man was he?'

'What manner of man was he?'

Date
02/03/2017
Description
Shakespeare Institute Seminar given by Professor Sir Stanley Wells (Honorary President of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, Professor Emeritus at the University of Birmingham).
B-Film European Film Lecture: Fire at Sea

B-Film European Film Lecture: Fire at Sea

Date
06/03/2017
Description
A guest lecture by Dr Catherine O'Rawe, Reader in Modern Italian Culture in the School of Modern Languages in the University of Bristol, followed by a special screening of Fire at Sea a film by Gianfranco Rosi (Italy, 2016).
How arbitrary is English?

How arbitrary is English?

Date
07/03/2017
Description
Dr Bodo Winter (University of Birmingham) delivers this English Language research seminar.
Laurence Anthony's AntTools

Laurence Anthony's AntTools

Date
08/03/2017
Description
Professor Laurence Anthony (Waseda University Japan) and Dr Paul Thompson deliver this Corpus Linguistics workshop.
Editing for Performance

Editing for Performance

Date
09/03/2017
Description
Shakespeare Institute Seminar given by Dr Abigail Rokison-Woodall (Shakespeare Institute).
The friction of representation in contemporary visual culture

The friction of representation in contemporary visual culture

Date
13/03/2017
Description
Sean Connelly and Will Amott (University of Birmingham) deliver this Centre for Contemporary Literature and Culture seminar.
Title to be confirmed

Title to be confirmed

Date
14/03/2017
Description
Dr Eva Maria Gomez-Jimenez and Professor Michael Toolan (University of Birmingham) deliver this English Language research seminar.
Shakespeare Institute open afternoon for prospective students

Shakespeare Institute open afternoon for prospective students

Date
16/03/2017
Description
Open afternoon for prospective students.
People to please, no time to lose: What is creativity under pressure and how do we evaluate it?

People to please, no time to lose: What is creativity under pressure and how do we evaluate it?

Date
16/03/2017
Description
Shakespeare Institute Seminar given by Dr Elizabeth Sandis (Shakespeare Institute).
Greekcinema: Ancient myth and contemporary politics

Greekcinema: Ancient myth and contemporary politics

Date
16/03/2017
Description
Round table discussion and special screening in collaboration with Arts & Science Festival and mac Birmingham.
Lucas and Time

Lucas and Time

Date
16 - 18/03/2017
Description
Niki Orfanou's extraordinary, time-bending and poetic Lucas and Time explores memory, image and multiple identities. DTA's inventive ensemble production is the UK premiere.
Using corpus tools to analyse characterisation in literary texts: the example of Dickens

Using corpus tools to analyse characterisation in literary texts: the example of Dickens

Date
22/03/2017
Description
Dr Pablo Ruano delivers this Corpus Linguistics workshop.
Relics and the Insular World, c.600-800

Relics and the Insular World, c.600-800

Date
22/03/2017
Description
Professor Julia Smith (University of Glasgow) delivers the 2017 CeSMA Annual Lecture.
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