Events in English, Drama and American & Canadian Studies

  

Bad books: in the library with Joe Orton and Kenneth Halliwell

Bad books: in the library with Joe Orton and Kenneth Halliwell

Date
05/12/2016
Description
Dr Angus Brown (Leverhulme Early Career Fellow, University of Birmingham) delivers this Centre for Contemporary Literature and Culture seminar.
Surveillant Landscapes: New directions in linguistic landscape research

Surveillant Landscapes: New directions in linguistic landscape research

Date
06/12/2016
Description
Rodney Jones (University of Reading) delivers this English Language research seminar.
Brave New World: an immersive 'Shakespearience'

Brave New World: an immersive 'Shakespearience'

Date
07/12/2016
Description
A unique and immersive theatre performance developed and performed by the Shakespeare Institute's MA Shakespeare and Creativity students.
Where's My Igloo Gone

Where's My Igloo Gone

Date
09/12/2016
Description
Sitting in her igloo, a drop of water falls on her head. Then another! Is her home melting? Join Oolik as she sets out on a journey to find help. On her way she meets some exciting friends - including you.
20th Anniversary event: MA in Film and Television

20th Anniversary event: MA in Film and Television

Date
16/12/2016
Description
To celebrate the ongoing success of the programme, you are warmly invited to a reunion evening on the Edgbaston campus that will bring together former students, staff and industry partners.
B-Film Annual Lecture 2017

B-Film Annual Lecture 2017

Date
14/01/2017
Description
Given by the internationally renowned scholar Professor Linda Williams (Professor in Film & Media and Rhetoric in the Department of Film and Media in the University of California at Berkeley).
Shakespeare Institute open afternoon for prospective students

Shakespeare Institute open afternoon for prospective students

Date
19/01/2017
Description
Open afternoon for prospective students.
Ursula

Ursula

Date
09 - 11/02/2017
Description
Visceral, unsettling and gripping, Howard Barker's play drives a dagger into the meeting points of the sacred and the profane, the body and the soul.
Shakespeare Institute open afternoon for prospective students

Shakespeare Institute open afternoon for prospective students

Date
16/03/2017
Description
Open afternoon for prospective students.
Lucas and Time

Lucas and Time

Date
16 - 18/03/2017
Description
Niki Orfanou's extraordinary, time-bending and poetic Lucas and Time explores memory, image and multiple identities. DTA's inventive ensemble production is the UK premiere.
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.
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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