Events in English, Drama and American & Canadian Studies

  

Alex Gilbreath Q&A

Alex Gilbreath Q&A

Date
26/01/2017
Description
Q&A with Michael Dobson.
"A Regiment of Skeletons and an Army of Bottles": Reading the anatomy museum in Nineteenth-Century scientific and popular culture

"A Regiment of Skeletons and an Army of Bottles": Reading the anatomy museum in Nineteenth-Century scientific and popular culture

Date
31/01/2017
Description
Verity Burke (Reading and Birmingham) delivers this English Literature research seminar as part of the Long Nineteenth Century research seminar series.
Love's revival: film practice and the act of dying

Love's revival: film practice and the act of dying

Date
01/02/2017
Description
Dr Michele Aaron (University of Birmingham) delivers this Centre for Contemporary Literature and Culture seminar.
'Ghosting' Walter Clun: Casting and Comedy in the 17th century Moor of Venice

'Ghosting' Walter Clun: Casting and Comedy in the 17th century Moor of Venice

Date
02/02/2017
Description
Shakespeare Institute Seminar given by Gerald Baker (Theatre Director and Independent Scholar).
Investigating the politics of intimacy: a Brechtian production of Patrick Marber's Closer

Investigating the politics of intimacy: a Brechtian production of Patrick Marber's Closer

Date
08/02/2017
Description
Professor David Barnett (University of York) delivers this Critical and Creative Encounters seminar.
Phoenix Arising: John Fletcher, Sir Thomas Beecham and The Faithful Shepherdess in the Early Twentieth-Century Theatre

Phoenix Arising: John Fletcher, Sir Thomas Beecham and The Faithful Shepherdess in the Early Twentieth-Century Theatre

Date
09/02/2017
Description
Shakespeare Institute Seminar given by Peter Malin (Independent Scholar).
Ursula

Ursula

Date
09 - 11/02/2017
Description
Visceral, unsettling and gripping, Howard Barker's play drives a dagger into the meeting points of the sacred and the profane, the body and the soul.
A Queer method? Samuel Delany's empiricism and the uses of the literary

A Queer method? Samuel Delany's empiricism and the uses of the literary

Date
20/02/2017
Description
Dr Heather Love (University of Pennsylvania) delivers this Centre for Contemporary Literature and Culture seminar.
Title to be confirmed

Title to be confirmed

Date
23/02/2017
Description
Shakespeare Institute Seminar given by Dr Charlotte Scott (Goldsmiths, University of London).
Why do metaphors work?  The power of metaphor in everyday communication

Why do metaphors work? The power of metaphor in everyday communication

Date
27/02/2017
Description
Inaugural lecture of Professor Jeannette Littlemore, Professor of English Language and Applied Linguistics.
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.
'What manner of man was he?'

'What manner of man was he?'

Date
02/03/2017
Description
Shakespeare Institute Seminar given by Professor Stanley Wells (Honorary President of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, Professor Emeritus at the University of Birmingham).
Title to be confirmed

Title to be confirmed

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.
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).
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