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Russell Jackson at the Hay Festival

Russell Jackson at the Hay Festival
Description
Professor Russell Jackson will be giving a talk as part of the Hay Festival. The festival brings together writers from around the world in the Brecon Beacons National Park. Russell's talk is entitled 'Words, Words, Words: Speaking Shakespeare in the English-Speaking Cinema'.
Date:
06/05/2016

Florent Perek invited speaker at the University of Pisa

Florent Perek invited speaker at the University of Pisa
Description
Dr Florent Perek will be giving an invited talk at the University of Pisa on 11 May 2016. The title of the talk will be: "Modelling constructional change with distributional semantics".
Date:
06/05/2016

B-Film Newsletter Spring 2016

B-Film Newsletter Spring 2016
Description
Latest issue of the B-Film newsletter.
Date:
05/05/2016

On behalf of the German Shakespeare Society...

On behalf of the German Shakespeare Society...
Description
A letter from the President of the German Shakespeare Society to the Shakespeare Institute.
Date:
03/05/2016

Drama ranked first in the Complete University Guide 2017

Drama ranked first in the Complete University Guide 2017
Description
The University of Birmingham has been ranked number one in the UK for Drama in The Complete University Guide 2017.
Date:
29/04/2016

Shakespeare living dangerously in London

Shakespeare living dangerously in London
Description
In an article for BBC History Magazine Dr Chris Laoutaris of the Shakespeare Institute gets to grips with the fact that the course of playing never did run smooth, and discusses the dangers and obstacles facing Shakespeare in London.
Date:
29/04/2016

Does the Shakespeare anniversary add value to academic research?

Does the Shakespeare anniversary add value to academic research?
Description
Dr Chris Laoutaris of the Shakespeare Institute writes for the Times Higher Education Supplement about the celebrations surrounding the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death and his book Shakespeare and the Countess: The Battle that Gave Birth to the Globe.
Date:
29/04/2016

"What's in a name?": Was William Shakespeare popular during his lifetime?

"What's in a name?": Was William Shakespeare popular during his lifetime?
Description
Dr Chris Laoutaris (Shakespeare Institute) writes for Oxford University Press, exploring Shakespeare's popularity during his lifetime and assessing how we might define the dramatist's 'popularity' during his own age in comparison with contemporary playwrights.
Date:
29/04/2016

Why Shakespeare wasn't popular with everyone

Why Shakespeare wasn't popular with everyone
Description
Dr Chris Laoutaris (The Shakespeare Institute) presents the latest Birmingham Brief.
Date:
28/04/2016

Shakespeare face to face

Shakespeare face to face
Description
Dr Chris Laoutaris reports on the anniversary celebrations in Stratford-Upon-Avon.
Date:
28/04/2016
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