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The student perspective

The student perspective
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Eleanor talks about her passion for theatre and her reasons for choosing the University of Birmingham for studying the BA Drama and Theatre Arts degree programme.
Date:
01/07/2016

Nine Folds Makes a Paper Swan

Nine Folds Makes a Paper Swan
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New novel by Dr Ruth Gilligan (Department of film and Creative Writing).
Date:
30/06/2016

Valuing sadness, past and present

Valuing sadness, past and present
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Dr Erin Sullivan writes for the Oxford University Press blog.
Date:
30/06/2016

Shakespeare's timeless tragedy Inspires a new novel

Shakespeare's timeless tragedy Inspires a new novel
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The Huffington Post reviews Ewan Fernie and Simon Palfreys new book Macbeth Macbeth.
Date:
27/06/2016

Using corpus-based methods to support multidisciplinary research

Using corpus-based methods to support multidisciplinary research
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Paul Thompson is an invited speaker at a one-day seminar on 'Using corpus-based methods to support multidisciplinary research' at the University of Hertfordfshire on Monday 27 June.
Date:
27/06/2016

Sinclair Lecture 2016

Sinclair Lecture 2016
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The 11th Sinclair Lecture was delivered by Professor Michaela Mahlberg, Chair in Corpus Linguistics and Director of the Centre for Corpus Research.
Date:
22/06/2016

Simon Godwin interviewed

Simon Godwin interviewed
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The director of the Royal Shakespeare Company's current much-acclaimed production of Hamlet, Simon Godwin, visits the Shakespeare Institute.
Date:
20/06/2016

Insider's Guide to the Year Abroad

Insider's Guide to the Year Abroad
Description
With exam season at an end, second year American and Canadian Studies students from the four-year programme are starting to set off to villages, towns and cities all across North America for their Year Abroad. This year's cohort are the first to fully benefit from the new "Insider's Guide to the Year Abroad" resource.
Date:
17/06/2016

Dr Adam Ledger awarded an Arts Council England Grant

Dr Adam Ledger awarded an Arts Council England Grant
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Dr Adam Ledger has been awarded an Arts Council England Grant, for the project 'Where's My Igloo Gone?'.
Date:
17/06/2016

American Studies is top of the tables

American Studies is top of the tables
Description
Birmingham is ranked 1st for American Studies in both the Guardian and Complete University Guides.
Date:
17/06/2016
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