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Why do we still bother with William Shakespeare?

Why do we still bother with William Shakespeare?
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Professor Ewan Fernie explores the connection between Shakespeare and freedom in the latest Birmingham Perspective.
Date:
10/08/2017

'Colorful language' and Big Data - linguistics in the digital age

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Professor Michaela Mahlberg presents the latest Birmingham Brief.
Date:
03/08/2017

Workshop on the Applications of Pattern Grammar

Workshop on the Applications of Pattern Grammar
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Susan Hunston and Gill Francis presented on the applications of Pattern Grammar (Hunston and Francis 1999) to Language Teaching and Lexicography.
Date:
03/08/2017

Professor Jackson to work with Kenneth Branagh on Hamlet with Tom Hiddleston

Professor Jackson to work with Kenneth Branagh on Hamlet with Tom Hiddleston
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Professor Russell Jackson is working as text consultant for the RADA/KBTC production of Hamlet.
Date:
03/08/2017

Britain's oldest student tells young people: don't waste time on mickey mouse degrees

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Joy Leslie Gibson, 90 years old doctoral researcher at the Shakespeare Institute, interviewed by The Telegraph.
Date:
03/08/2017

Why Shakespeare needs to embrace women

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Listen to Dr Erin Sullivan interviewed on Shakespearean roles for women on BBC Radio 4's Woman's Hour.
Date:
03/08/2017

Student experience: writing workshop with Chris Thorpe

Student experience: writing workshop with Chris Thorpe
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First year Drama and Theatre Arts student James Dougan blogs about a recent workshop in Stratford.
Date:
01/08/2017

Dr Hilary Brown becomes co-editor of ANGERMION

Dr Hilary Brown becomes co-editor of ANGERMION
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Dr Hilary Brown has accepted an invitation to join the editorial team of ANGERMION: Yearbook for Anglo-German Literary Criticism, Intellectual History and Cultural Transfers / Jahrbuch für britisch-deutsche Kulturbeziehungen.
Date:
31/07/2017

A century-old Abraham Lincoln mystery may finally have an answer

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Professorial Fellow Jack Grieve's research featured on TIME.
Date:
19/07/2017

What happens when you share stories on social media?

What happens when you share stories on social media?
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Dr Ruth Page talks about sharing content on social media in a recent TEDx Talk in Birmingham.
Date:
18/07/2017
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