Events in English, Drama and American & Canadian Studies

  

Shakespeare Thursday Seminar (title tbc)

Shakespeare Thursday Seminar (title tbc)

Date
29/09/2016
Description
Shakespeare Institute Seminar given by Professor Michael Dobson (Shakespeare Institute).
Exploring frequency and textual units

Exploring frequency and textual units

Date
03/10/2016
Description
Dr Michael Barlow (University of Auckland) delivers this Centre for Corpus Research seminar at the University of Birmingham.
Discourse analysis of gender and age applied to the wider world of business

Discourse analysis of gender and age applied to the wider world of business

Date
04/10/2016
Description
Clare Anderson delivers this English Language research seminar.
Shakespeare Thursday Seminar (title tbc)

Shakespeare Thursday Seminar (title tbc)

Date
06/10/2016
Description
Shakespeare Institute Seminar given by Professor John Jowett (Shakespeare Institute).
Discourse analysis of researcher vignettes: a reflexive approach to exploring co-production in a large diverse team

Discourse analysis of researcher vignettes: a reflexive approach to exploring co-production in a large diverse team

Date
11/10/2016
Description
Caroline Tagg (The Open University) delivers this English Language research seminar.
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.
Shakespeare as Scripture: Ancient and Modern Models for Reading Sacred Texts

Shakespeare as Scripture: Ancient and Modern Models for Reading Sacred Texts

Date
13/10/2016
Description
Shakespeare Institute Seminar given by Dr Jem Bloomfield (University of Nottingham).
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.
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