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Does La La Land rethink the Hollywood musical?

Does La La Land rethink the Hollywood musical?
Description
Damien Chazelle's La La Land is an especially self-conscious Hollywood musical that seems to thrive on the tension between moments of incongruity and harmony. Dr James Walters presents the latest Birmingham Perspectives.
Date:
23/02/2017

Terry O'Connor: a profile of our newest Creative Fellow

Terry O'Connor: a profile of our newest Creative Fellow
Description
Meet our wonderful new Creative Fellow: performer and theatre maker Terry O'Connor.
Date:
22/02/2017

Dylan Thomas Prize

Dylan Thomas Prize
Description
Luke Kennard longlisted for this year's International Dylan Thomas Prize for his poetry collection Cain.
Date:
22/02/2017

Marina: Radical chastity and Pericles in the 21st century

Marina: Radical chastity and Pericles in the 21st century
Description
The university's pioneering collaboration with the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) is already bearing exciting creative and academic fruit in the form of Professor Ewan Fernie's Marina project.
Date:
17/02/2017

'Nine Folds Makes a Paper Swan' goes global

'Nine Folds Makes a Paper Swan' goes global
Description
Ruth Gilligan's latest novel published in America and Israel.
Date:
15/02/2017

Folger Shakespeare Library fellowship

Folger Shakespeare Library fellowship
Description
Dr Erin Sullivan developing her new research project on Shakespeare and digital performance.
Date:
07/02/2017

China: Shakespeare now welcome

China: Shakespeare now welcome
Description
Times Higher Education covers our recent partnerships.
Date:
07/02/2017

Donald Trump's Inaugural Speech - and Barack Obama's

Donald Trump's Inaugural Speech - and Barack Obama's
Description
Read the latest blog post by Professor Susan Hunston in 'Language in the News'.
Date:
06/02/2017

Professor Michael Toolan awarded a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellowship

Professor Michael Toolan awarded a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellowship
Description
Professor Michael Toolan and Dr Eva Maria Gomez-Jimenez have been awarded a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellowship for the project DINEQ.
Date:
30/01/2017

Who Do You Think You Are: Sir Ian McKellen

Who Do You Think You Are: Sir Ian McKellen
Description
In today's episode of BBC Who Do You Think You Are? Dr Caroline Radcliffe will be telling the actor Sir Ian McKellen about his Victorian ancestor.
Date:
25/01/2017
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