Events in English, Drama and American & Canadian Studies

  

'it was love for you that set me afire': celebrating the poetry of Frank O'Hara

'it was love for you that set me afire': celebrating the poetry of Frank O'Hara

Date
03/05/2017
Description
Live public reading of Frank O'Hara's Meditations in an Emergency in celebration of its 60th anniversary curated by Dr Rona Cran (University of Birmingham).
Genders and the textual object

Genders and the textual object

Date
08/05/2017
Description
The Centre for Literary Editing and the Materiality of the Text is holding its Summer symposium on Monday 8 May 2017.
M3C Eighteenth-Century Research Workshop

M3C Eighteenth-Century Research Workshop

Date
10/05/2017
Description
We invite eighteenth-century colleagues from Birmingham, Warwick, Leicester and Nottingham to a workshop aimed at developing research networks across the consortium institutions.
Postgraduate study in Shakespeare: an open afternoon at The Other Place

Postgraduate study in Shakespeare: an open afternoon at The Other Place

Date
13/05/2017
Description
An event for prospective postgraduate students interested in developing or advancing careers in creative or academic fields as well as anyone with an interest in Shakespeare.
New media affects

New media affects

Date
17/05/2017
Description
An afternoon symposium curated by Dr Zara Dinnen (University of Birmingham).
Audiences, Readers, Listeners, Users – Understanding reception in a digital age

Audiences, Readers, Listeners, Users – Understanding reception in a digital age

Date
18/05/2017
Description
Digital connectivity is radically reshaping how we engage with culture in the twenty-first century. Whether it's the books we read, the music we listen to, the theatre we see, or the people we interact with, new technologies are remapping the way we access, consume, create, and share cultural experience. This one-day workshop will explore the impact such changes are having on the study of reception across the humanities and social sciences.
Graphic reading: a symposium

Graphic reading: a symposium

Date
19/05/2017
Description
A full day symposium curated by Dr Charlotta Salmi and Dr Angus Brown (University of Birmingham).
The way you tell it: the benefits and drawbacks of non-literal expression in everyday life

The way you tell it: the benefits and drawbacks of non-literal expression in everyday life

Date
31/05/2017
Description
Jeannette Littlemore speaking at the 2017 Hay Festival.
Britgrad 2017

Britgrad 2017

Date
01 - 03/06/2017
Description
The 19th Annual British Graduate Shakespeare Conference. For all graduates with an interest in Shakespeare. Held at the Shakespeare Institute, Stratford Upon Avon.
Other Stories

Other Stories

Date
01 - 03/06/2017
Description
Four stories by Ali Smith, looking at life from an unexpected angle: someone confesses an affair, a child is found in a supermarket trolley, a phone call in the middle of the night.
The Fifth Annual Shakespeare Institute Play-Reading Marathon

The Fifth Annual Shakespeare Institute Play-Reading Marathon

Date
12 - 30/06/2017
Description
Twice daily play readings over a three week run, on the theme of 'Before Shakespeare, 1581-91'.
Undergraduate Open Day

Undergraduate Open Day

Date
23/06/2017
Description
The perfect opportunity to hear first-hand from our current students and teaching staff about living and learning at Birmingham.
Undergraduate Open Day

Undergraduate Open Day

Date
24/06/2017
Description
The perfect opportunity to hear first-hand from our current students and teaching staff about living and learning at Birmingham.
Corpus Linguistics Summer School

Corpus Linguistics Summer School

Date
17 - 21/07/2017
Description
The summer school is open to undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral students, as well as researchers who want to improve their skills to apply corpus methods in their own research.
Corpus Linguistics Conference 2017

Corpus Linguistics Conference 2017

Date
24 - 28/07/2017
Description
The International Corpus Linguistics Conference 2017 will take place from Monday 24 to Friday 28 July at the University of Birmingham.
Sinclair Lecture 2017

Sinclair Lecture 2017

Date
27/07/2017
Description
Professor Susan Conrad (Portland State University, US) delivers the Annual Sinclair Lecture 2017.
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