Events in English, Drama and American & Canadian Studies

  

What Does it Take to be a Great Shakespeare Actor?

What Does it Take to be a Great Shakespeare Actor?
Date
27/11/2014
Description
Shakespeare Institute Seminar given by Professor Stanley Wells (Honorary Fellow, Shakespeare Institute)

Living language

Living language
Date
27/11/2014
Description
Juliet Hammond-Smith, Freelance Translator and Interpreter, delivers this 'Translation Profession' seminar.

Heteroglossia as practice and pedagogy

Heteroglossia as practice and pedagogy
Date
02/12/2014
Description
Professor Adrian Blackledge and Professor Angela Creese (School of Education) deliver this English Language research seminar.

The agency of the spectator in the individualized society

The agency of the spectator in the individualized society
Date
03/12/2014
Description
Dr Liz Tomlim (University of Birmingham) delivers this Drama research seminar.

CIOL membership and what it can do for me?

CIOL membership and what it can do for me?
Date
04/12/2014
Description
Debbie Butler, Communications and Marketing Manager Chartered Institute of Linguists (CIOL), delivers this 'Translation Profession' seminar.

Shakespeare and Opera

Shakespeare and Opera
Date
04/12/2014
Description
Shakespeare Institute Seminar given by Stephen Langridge (Artistic Director of The Gothenburg Opera)

Advice to Iraqi Women and Far Away

Advice to Iraqi Women and Far Away
Date
04 - 06/12/2014
Description
Two contemporary pieces that explore our responsibilities and responses to war and globalisation.

Frenemies and fans: the emergence of different YouTube communities

Frenemies and fans: the emergence of different YouTube communities
Date
09/12/2014
Description
Dr Stephen Pihlaja (Newman College, Birmingham) delivers this English Language research seminar.

Life after the MA: Working for SDL and TBW

Life after the MA: Working for SDL and TBW
Date
22/01/2015
Description
Max Cowley, Assistant Project Director thebigword - Translation, Interpreting and Technology, delivers this 'Translation Profession' seminar.

On the beach with The Fear: Judging a literary translation prize

On the beach with The Fear: Judging a literary translation prize
Date
29/01/2015
Description
Dr Johanna Malt, Department of French, King's College London, delivers this 'Translation Profession' seminar.

The accidental interpreter

The accidental interpreter
Date
29/01/2015
Description
Sally Winch, Freelance Interpreter and Translator, delivers this 'Translation Profession' seminar.

Make The Dead Man Stand

Make The Dead Man Stand
Date
12 - 14/02/2015
Description
War beyond belief. Healing beyond the call. Make The Dead Man Stand is a tale of human paradox, devised from the vivid testaments of women and men who chose to heal in The Great War.

The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant

The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant
Date
19 - 21/03/2015
Description
Marking the 70th anniversary of Fassbinder's birth, Little Earthquake joins forces with the University to stage the Birmingham premiere of this classic melodrama from the boozed-up bisexual bad boy of German cinema.

Translation talk

Translation talk
Date
23 - 24/04/2015
Description
A conference jointly organised by the Birmingham Centre for Translation, University of Birmingham, the School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures, University of Edinburgh, and the IMLR.

Theatre Praxis

Theatre Praxis
Date
08/05/2015
Description
Second Year Theatre Praxis Students present for examination a short piece of drama from a written text.

Practical Projects in Drama

Practical Projects in Drama
Date
28 - 29/05/2015
Description
Third Year Single Honours students present for examination a short piece of drama or devised work, supported by Second Year production students.
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