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BJLL call for submission

BJLL call for submission
Description
With this year being the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death, we would like to make a special appeal for Shakespeare-themed submissions. In particular, we are looking for pieces focused on his lesser-known plays and poems.
Date:
25/05/2016

"This is all artificial": An Interview with Jennifer Egan

"This is all artificial": An Interview with Jennifer Egan
Description
Dr Zara Dinnen interviews American author Jennifer Egan on Post45.
Date:
25/05/2016

Guardian League Tables 2017

Guardian League Tables 2017
Description
BA English Language at the University of Birmingham stands at 6th place in the newly released Guardian League Tables.
Date:
24/05/2016

Pint of science

Pint of science
Description
Paula Pérez-Sobrino will participate in Pint of Science - Logroño (Spain) with her talk "Everyday creativity: Metaphor & Advertising".
Date:
24/05/2016

Exploring the mind through music

Exploring the mind through music
Description
Dr Paula Pérez-Sobrino is invited as Science Fellow to the "Exploring the Mind Through Music" workshop at Rice University.
Date:
24/05/2016

Professor Jeannette Littlemore awarded a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellowship

Professor Jeannette Littlemore awarded a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellowship
Description
Professor Jeannette Littlemore (PI), Dr Paula Perez-Sobrino (Post-doctoral Fellow) and Dr David Houghton (Co-I) have been awarded a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellowship, for the project 'Exploring Multimodal Metaphor and Metonymy in Advertising' (EMMA).
Date:
19/05/2016

Dr Rex Ferguson awarded an AHRC Networking Grant

Dr Rex Ferguson awarded an AHRC Networking Grant
Description
Dr Rex Ferguson has been awarded an AHRC Networking Grant, for the project 'The Art of Identification'.
Date:
18/05/2016

International recognition

International recognition
Description
Professor Jeannette Littlemore has been appointed as Distinguished Professor at the Open University, Hong Kong.
Date:
17/05/2016

Exploring corpus-attested patterns in Dickens's fiction

Exploring corpus-attested patterns in Dickens's fiction
Description
Michaela Mahlberg and Gareth Carrol will be speaking at the CASS Corpus Data and Psycholinguistics Seminar at the University of Lancaster.
Date:
17/05/2016

Breaking down barriers and shattering stereotypes through the art of story-telling

Breaking down barriers and shattering stereotypes through the art of story-telling
Description
Dr Ruth Gilligan presents the latest Birmingham Perspective.
Date:
12/05/2016
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