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A pox upon him: Shakespeare accused of causing misery to people with skin conditions

A pox upon him: Shakespeare accused of causing misery to people with skin conditions
Description
Professor Michael Dobson was featured in articles in The Independent and the Mail Online UK concerning whether or not Shakespeare is responsible for the stigma attached to certain skin conditions.
Date:
08/07/2014

Society for Educational Studies Research Awards

Society for Educational Studies Research Awards
Description
Dr Caroline Tagg is Co-Investigator on a successful application for a Research Award entitled 'SMS text messaging use among low-literate multilingual adolescents and the implications for social exclusion'.
Date:
08/07/2014

Arts Council Grants for the Arts

Arts Council Grants for the Arts
Description
Dr Danielle Fuller is part of a successful grant application with the Arts Council on a project 'Reading Lives: Exploring - Connecting - Sharing' led by Tim Hodson.
Date:
07/07/2014

MA Film and Television: Research and Production

MA Film and Television: Research and Production
Description
A new student-produced video about the MA Film and Television: Research and Production degree programme.
Date:
07/07/2014

Exploring EFL fluency in Asia

Exploring EFL fluency in Asia
Description
Three Birmingham Distance MA tutors (Theron Muller, Phil Brown and Steven Herder) have just co-edited new book with Palgrave MacMillan.
Date:
07/07/2014

Dr Chris Laoutaris's book, Shakespeare and the Countess, listed as one of the Telegraph's 'Best Books of 2014'

Dr Chris Laoutaris's book, Shakespeare and the Countess, listed as one of the Telegraph's 'Best Books of 2014'
Description
Dr Chris Laoutaris's new book has been listed as one of the Telegraph's 'Best Books of 2014' in their category of 'Best History Books of 2014'.
Date:
04/07/2014

Director of the Shakespeare Institute on outdoor Shakespeare

Director of the Shakespeare Institute on outdoor Shakespeare
Description
Michael Dobson leads an all-star cast in a new Folger Shakespeare Library podcast from Washington DC, examining the history of outdoor Shakespearean performance.
Date:
04/07/2014

Joint Honours with an Arts subject at Birmingham

Joint Honours with an Arts subject at Birmingham
Description
Video recording of the June undergraduate open day talk.
Date:
03/07/2014

Bloomsbury Companion to Cognitive Linguistics

Bloomsbury Companion to Cognitive Linguistics
Description
Jeannette Littlemore co-edit the 'Bloomsbury Companion to Cognitive Linguistics'.
Date:
30/06/2014

Shakespeare Unbard: a performance

Shakespeare Unbard: a performance
Description
Students from our Shakespeare and Creativity MA programme present Shakespeare Unbard - a performance which explores how societies over time have celebrated Shakespeare, and his relevance to individuals and communities today.
Date:
25/06/2014
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