Events in English, Drama and American & Canadian Studies

  

Big Love

Big Love

Date
11 - 13/02/2016
Description
Big Love is a colossal, poetic work that explores the hunger for independence, the burden of tradition, and the shape and size of love.
Implications and applications of dependency-based phraseology extraction

Implications and applications of dependency-based phraseology extraction

Date
17/02/2016
Description
Piotr Pęzik (University of Lodz) delivers this Corpus Linguistics talk at the University of Birmingham.
Multimodality, news narratives and citizen journalism: The YouTube coverage of Oscar Pistorius

Multimodality, news narratives and citizen journalism: The YouTube coverage of Oscar Pistorius

Date
23/02/2016
Description
Ruth Page (University of Birmingham) delivers this English Language research seminar.

Critical and creative encounters

Date
24/02/2016
Description
Kent Sjöström (Reader, Malmö Theatre Academy, Sweden) and Rose Whyman (University of Birmingham) deliver this Drama seminar.
Shakespeare Thursday Seminar

Shakespeare Thursday Seminar

Date
25/02/2016
Description
Shakespeare Institute Seminar given by Bridget Escolme (Queen Mary University of London).
Shadows, not substantial things: music in the works of James Shirley

Shadows, not substantial things: music in the works of James Shirley

Date
29/02/2016
Description
A lecture recital by Dr Andrew Ashbee and Passamezzo.
Time, Transition and Voice: The changing role of attributions in British sex education texts for teenagers, 1950-2014

Time, Transition and Voice: The changing role of attributions in British sex education texts for teenagers, 1950-2014

Date
01/03/2016
Description
Lee Oakley (University of Birmingham) delivers this English Language research seminar.
Therefore ha' done with words: danced versions of Shakespeare

Therefore ha' done with words: danced versions of Shakespeare

Date
03/03/2016
Description
Shakespeare Institute Seminar given by Elinor Parsons (De Montfort University).
The mutual influence of the first and second languages in German and English L1 speakers in second language environments

The mutual influence of the first and second languages in German and English L1 speakers in second language environments

Date
08/03/2016
Description
Petra Schoofs (University of Birmingham) delivers this English Language research seminar.

Critical and creative encounters

Date
09/03/2016
Description
Philip Hager (University of Winchester, Kingston University and Canterbury Christ Church University) delivers this Drama seminar.
Raping Lucrece: grief, remembrance and the politics of affect in Shakespeare

Raping Lucrece: grief, remembrance and the politics of affect in Shakespeare

Date
10/03/2016
Description
Shakespeare Institute Seminar given by Ann Kaegi (University of Hull).
New media face culture, cinematic affect, and the recent films of Scarlett Johansson

New media face culture, cinematic affect, and the recent films of Scarlett Johansson

Date
14/03/2016
Description
Dr Zara Dinnen (University of Birmingham) and Dr Sam McBean (Queen Mary University of London) deliver this Centre for Contemporary Literature and Culture talk.
Found in Translation: The influence of L1 word combinations on how idioms are processed in L2

Found in Translation: The influence of L1 word combinations on how idioms are processed in L2

Date
15/03/2016
Description
Gareth Carrol (University of Birmingham) delivers this English Language research seminar.
Shakespeare and the kingdom of error

Shakespeare and the kingdom of error

Date
17/03/2016
Description
Shakespeare Institute Seminar given by John Jowett (Shakespeare Institute).
The Good Sisters

The Good Sisters

Date
17 - 19/03/2016
Description
When Germaine wins a million Green Shield stamps, she goes giddy with plans to cash them in and transform her tatty flat into the poshest pad in the block.
Towards a corpus linguistics of sign languages: The British Sign Language Corpus Project

Towards a corpus linguistics of sign languages: The British Sign Language Corpus Project

Date
22/03/2016
Description
Adam Schembri (University of Birmingham) delivers this English Language research seminar.
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