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The Battle that Gave Birth to the Globe

The Battle that Gave Birth to the Globe
Description
The Shakespeare Institute's Dr Chris Laoutaris on BBC1's One Show.
Date:
13/02/2015

Strata Conference 2015 - Call for papers

Strata Conference 2015 - Call for papers
Description
One-day interdisciplinary conference seeks to showcase current research on the theme of 'strata' in the period 1845-1945 across the arts, humanities and social sciences.
Date:
12/02/2015

Shakespeare on the Global Stage

Shakespeare on the Global Stage
Description
Erin Sullivan co-edits book on Shakespeare's role in the 2012 London Cultural Olympiad.
Date:
12/02/2015

University of Birmingham announces ground-breaking collaboration with Royal Shakespeare Company

University of Birmingham announces ground-breaking collaboration with Royal Shakespeare Company
Description
The University of Birmingham today reveals an exciting five-year collaboration with the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC). This pioneering project will see the reinstatement of the iconic studio theatre, The Other Place. Opening in 2016 to coincide with the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death, it will be a hub for cutting-edge research and creative practice.
Date:
05/02/2015

Developing Corpus Linguistics in South Asia

Developing Corpus Linguistics in South Asia
Description
Paul Thompson, Akira Murakamiand Dominik Vajnwill travel to Islamabad, Pakistan to participate in a workshop (2-4 March).
Date:
04/02/2015

PhD student wins conference prize

PhD student wins conference prize
Description
Rawan Saaty, PhD student in the Department of English Language and Applied Linguistics, has won the 'Best Paper' prize at the Eighth Annual Saudi Student Conference in London.
Date:
03/02/2015

Alumna named 'Most Promising Newcomer'

Alumna named 'Most Promising Newcomer'
Description
Patsy Ferran, Drama and Theatre Arts 2011, has just been named Most Promising Newcomer at the Critics' Circle Theatre Awards.
Date:
02/02/2015

John Donne's Horace

John Donne's Horace
Description
Dr Hugh Adlington wrote a 'Commentary' article in the Times Literary Supplement on the recent discovery at Wadham College, Oxford of the poet John Donne's personal copy of the works of the Roman poet Horace.
Date:
22/01/2015

One minute movie competition

One minute movie competition
Description
The Department of Film and Creative Writing is pleased to announce its inaugural One-Minute Movie Competition on the theme of 'sight and sound'.
Date:
19/01/2015

Shakespeare's Hamlet: Text, performance and culture

Shakespeare's Hamlet: Text, performance and culture
Description
Our Hamlet MOOC is now open for registrations. The course will start on 19 January 2015
Date:
14/01/2015
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