Events in English, Drama and American & Canadian Studies

  

Screening Rights Film Festival 2016

Screening Rights Film Festival 2016

Date
15 - 18/09/2016
Description
Birmingham's International Festival of Social Justice Film, organised by B-Film's Michele Aaron, will be taking place across the city of Birmingham from 15 to 18 September 2016.
Book to the Future 2016

Book to the Future 2016

Date
13 - 16/10/2016
Description
Our annual festival of the written and spoken word returns to campus with a range of free events.
Writer's Block: Friend or Foe

Writer's Block: Friend or Foe

Date
13/10/2016
Description
In this session, led by writer and University of Birmingham lecturer Dr Gulara Vincent, you will have a chance to get to know your writer's block more intimately.
Literary Visualisations

Literary Visualisations

Date
13/10/2016
Description
In a first for Book to the Future, this exciting event will screen student films from the 2015-16 academic year.
How to freelance in the creative industries

How to freelance in the creative industries

Date
13/10/2016
Description
Join alumna Liz Seabrook, photographer and lifestyle editor at Oh Comely magazine, as she shares her experience of working in creative industries and tips for pursuing freelance careers in the media.
A love affair to Birmingham

A love affair to Birmingham

Date
13/10/2016
Description
Book to the Future is delighted to present alumna and author Clare Morrall, whose first novel Astonishing Splashes of Colour was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize.
Ben Norris – poetry and spoken word performance

Ben Norris – poetry and spoken word performance

Date
13/10/2016
Description
Spoken-word performance from UK All-Star Poetry Slam champion Ben Norris!
How to self-publish and market your book

How to self-publish and market your book

Date
13/10/2016
Description
Find out how to market your book with local authors and alumni Katharine D'Souza and Simon Fairbanks.
The calm after the storm – maintaining momentum when the excitement is over

The calm after the storm – maintaining momentum when the excitement is over

Date
14/10/2016
Description
This is a session for those who really, really want to start their writing again but... (and there always is a but!)
The Birmingham Revue of Books

The Birmingham Revue of Books

Date
14/10/2016
Description
Celebrating literature in a light hearted evening of comedy, poetry, music, and maybe even a few surprises.
Why not try writing non-fiction?

Why not try writing non-fiction?

Date
14/10/2016
Description
Helen Barrell will explain how a background in writing fiction and poetry might mean you also have the tools to get into print as a non-fiction author.
Oh brave new world – re-imagining Shakespeare for a digital age

Oh brave new world – re-imagining Shakespeare for a digital age

Date
14/10/2016
Description
A discussion about recent adaptations of Shakespeare that have looked to new technologies for inspiration.
The woman who went to war with Shakespeare

The woman who went to war with Shakespeare

Date
14/10/2016
Description
Dr Chris Laoutaris will draw from his book 'Shakespeare and the Countess: The Battle that Gave Birth to the Globe'.
Macbeth, Macbeth: an illustrated reading

Macbeth, Macbeth: an illustrated reading

Date
14/10/2016
Description
An unprecedented collaboration between leading Shakespeareans, Macbeth, Macbeth sparks a whole new world from the embers of Shakespeare's darkest play.
Fiction 4 Empathy

Fiction 4 Empathy

Date
14/10/2016
Description
This event will explore the complicated but important relationship between fiction and empathy.
Book to the Future presents: Holding Baby

Book to the Future presents: Holding Baby

Date
14/10/2016
Description
Holding Baby is a new play, written by alumna and former Birmingham Poet Laureate Jan Watts..
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