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Ways of presenting, recording and remembering vocabulary

Ways of presenting, recording and remembering vocabulary
Description
Dr Crayton Walker delivers a workshop on teaching vocabulary at the Penang English Language Learning and Teaching Association, Malaysia.
Date:
14/09/2016

New Lectureship opportunity in the Department of English Language and Applied Linguistics

New Lectureship opportunity in the Department of English Language and Applied Linguistics
Description
The Department of English Language and Applied Linguistics is pleased to announce a full time permanent Lectureship in Corpus Based Stylistics and/or Discourse Analysis from 1 January 2017.
Date:
31/08/2016

Luke Kennard at the Cheltenham Literary Festival 2016

Luke Kennard at the Cheltenham Literary Festival 2016
Description
The author of five poetry collections, Dr Luke Kennard reads from his acclaimed new book Cain, a humorous and formally unique narrative on faith, TV and zombies.
Date:
25/08/2016

Who wrote Shakespeare?

Who wrote Shakespeare?
Description
In an article for the BBC, Dr Martin Wiggins examines what Shakespeare would be doing if he were alive today. Would he be writing for the stage, or working as a scriptwriter for film or television? Are they the modern media which are the closest equivalents to the stage of the Globe Theatre?
Date:
25/08/2016

BBC Proms Extra: Shakespeare - Religion and Clerics

BBC Proms Extra: Shakespeare - Religion and Clerics
Description
Professor Ewan Fernie was interviewed for BBC Radio 3's Proms Extra, on the relationship between Shakespeare and religion.
Date:
23/08/2016

Shakespeare's strong-willed women

Shakespeare's strong-willed women
Description
Dr Chris Laoutaris of the Shakespeare Institute explores Shakespeare's strong-willed women and delves into the scandals and controversies of their real-life counterparts in an article for the BBC's 'Shakespeare Lives' initiative, commemorating the 400th anniversary of the playwright's death.
Date:
15/08/2016

Sound... and Fury

Sound... and Fury
Description
The work of four postgraduate students from the Department of Drama and Theatre Arts was publicly showcased at The Other Place.
Date:
10/08/2016

Stratford Residential 2016

Stratford Residential 2016
Description
The Shakespeare Institute welcomed 96 undergraduate students from the Department of English Literature to the annual Stratford Residential in June.
Date:
10/08/2016

Page, Stage and Screen

Page, Stage and Screen
Description
We celebrated the creativity of our students and staff in a three-day festival in June this year.
Date:
10/08/2016

Environment, economy and climate change

Environment, economy and climate change
Description
Dr Vicky Angelaki reports on the University of Birmingham hosted international conference Environment, Economy and Climate Change: Stages in Transition.
Date:
05/08/2016
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