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Sinclair Lecture 2016

Sinclair Lecture 2016
Description
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
Description
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
Description
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

Jarad Zimbler's latest book 'highly commended' at the University English Book Prize

Jarad Zimbler's latest book 'highly commended' at the University English Book Prize
Description
Dr Jarad Zimbler's latest book J. M. Coetzee and the Politics of Style, shortlisted for the University English Book Prize, has been 'highly commended' by the judging panel.
Date:
16/06/2016

100% satisfaction in the National Student Survey

100% satisfaction in the National Student Survey
Description
The Department of English Language and Applied Linguistics received a score of 100% overall satisfaction on the most recent National Student Survey.
Date:
13/06/2016

English at Birmingham ranked top ten in major league tables

English at Birmingham ranked top ten in major league tables
Description
The University of Birmingham has been ranked in the top ten English departments in the UK in the latest results from three major league tables: the Times and Sunday Times, Complete University Guide, and the Guardian.
Date:
13/06/2016

Henry James's Style of Retrospect

Henry James's Style of Retrospect
Description
The latest book by Dr Oliver Herford, Birmingham Fellow in English Literature, was published in May.
Date:
13/06/2016

Sir Stanley Wells

Sir Stanley Wells
Description
Former Director Professor Stanley Wells granted the knighthood for his services to the study and appreciation of Shakespeare.
Date:
13/06/2016
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