Events in English, Drama and American & Canadian Studies

  

Notes to Eternity

Notes to Eternity

Date
30/10/2017
Description
American and Canadian Studies Centre are co-sponsoring this screening at the Screening Rights Film Festival.

The Third Witch and Literary Studies: Or, Reading Macbeth Reading

Date
09/11/2017
Description
Shakespeare Institute Seminar given by Professor Liam Semler (University of Sydney).
"Innocent until proven filthy": Constructions of New Lad masculinity in UK women's magazines

"Innocent until proven filthy": Constructions of New Lad masculinity in UK women's magazines

Date
14/11/2017
Description
Dr Laura Coffey-Glover (Nottingham Trent University) delivers this English Language research seminar.
A Rope of Words: Sunset Boulevard, the talkies and the Hollywood machine

A Rope of Words: Sunset Boulevard, the talkies and the Hollywood machine

Date
15/11/2017
Description
Dr Rona Cran delivering a talk at Birmingham Hippodrome.

You see my sister's yet at my dispose": Horizontal Families on the Early Modern Stage

Date
16/11/2017
Description
Shakespeare Institute Seminar given by Dr Emma Whipday (University College London).
Mid-century African American reading practices

Mid-century African American reading practices

Date
20/11/2017
Description
Dr Kristin Matthews (Brigham Young University) delivers a talk, followed by a Q&A.
What and how do genes cause? Comparing aetiology in popular and professional discourse.

What and how do genes cause? Comparing aetiology in popular and professional discourse.

Date
21/11/2017
Description
Dr Garry Plappert (Birmingham) delivers this English Language research seminar.
Shakespeare Institute open afternoon for prospective students

Shakespeare Institute open afternoon for prospective students

Date
23/11/2017
Description
Open afternoon for prospective students.

Shakespeare and the seven senses

Date
23/11/2017
Description
Shakespeare Institute Seminar given by Dr Erin Sullivan (Shakespeare Institute).
Old Christmas Returned

Old Christmas Returned

Date
27/11/2017
Description
Music, Words and Song for Christmas. Carols, ballads, consort music, lutesongs, dance melodies and readings.
How persuasive is corporate discourse? An experiment testing the effectiveness of trust-building strategies in companies' texts.

How persuasive is corporate discourse? An experiment testing the effectiveness of trust-building strategies in companies' texts.

Date
28/11/2017
Description
Matteo Fuoli (Birmingham) and Chris Hart (Lancaster University) delivers this English Language research seminar.
Shakespeare's Lost Domesticity: responses to material absence in Stratford-upon-Avon

Shakespeare's Lost Domesticity: responses to material absence in Stratford-upon-Avon

Date
30/11/2017
Description
Shakespeare Institute Seminar given by Dr Tara Hamling and Dr Cathryn Enis (University of Birmingham).
Picnic at Hanging Rock

Picnic at Hanging Rock

Date
30/11/2017 - 02/12/2017
Description
A group of schoolgirls and their teachers venture out into the sundrenched landscape, only for four of their number to disappear forever.

CLiC Dickens Symposium

Date
01/12/2017

CLiC Dickens Reading

Date
01/12/2017

Annual Medieval and Early Modern lecture

Date
24/01/2018
Description
Speaker: Helen Cooper (University of Cambridge).
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