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Alumni fundraising for the Shakespeare Institute

Alumni fundraising for the Shakespeare Institute
Description
The University's Alumni Relations Team are fundraising to support Shakespeare Institute projects, as part of a wider campaign to celebrate culture and ensure that we can maintain our outstanding cultural collections.
Date:
01/04/2016

Science, Fiction, and the Fin-de-Siècle Periodical Press

Science, Fiction, and the Fin-de-Siècle Periodical Press
Description
The latest book by Dr Will Tattersdill, Lecturer in Victorian Literature, was published this month.
Date:
31/03/2016

New research-focussed positions in the Department of English Language and Applied Linguistics

New research-focussed  positions in the Department of English Language and Applied Linguistics
Description
This is part of a broader initiative on the part of the university to recruit high level research-focussed staff in order to build its international research reputation.
Date:
31/03/2016

The University for Shakespeare in 2016

The University for Shakespeare in 2016
Description
A feature in 'Old Joe', The University of Birmingham alumni magazine, on the Shakespeare Institute - its work, collections and creativity.
Date:
24/03/2016

Dr Rebecca N. Mitchell awarded a British Academy research grant.

Dr Rebecca N. Mitchell awarded a British Academy research grant.
Description
Dr Rebecca N. Mitchell has been awarded a British Academy research grant, for her project, 'Victorian Biography and the Assessment of Genius.'
Date:
22/03/2016

Dr Tom Lockwood awarded a Research Grant from the British Academy

Dr Tom Lockwood awarded a Research Grant from the British Academy
Description
Dr Tom Lockwood has been awarded a Research Grant from the British Academy, for his project 'A Romantic Renaissance: Charles Lamb at the Folger Shakespeare Library'.
Date:
22/03/2016

Shakespeare and the Eighteenth-Century Novel

Shakespeare and the Eighteenth-Century Novel
Description
The latest book by Dr Kate Rumbold, Lecturer in English Literature, was published this month.
Date:
21/03/2016

A day at The Other Place

A day at The Other Place
Description
Thursday March 10th was a milestone in the university's collaboration with the Royal Shakespeare Company, when the entire Shakespeare Institute community went around the corner to the RSC's nearly-finished studio theatre The Other Place for the first time.
Date:
14/03/2016

Shakespeare collaboration launched between Birmingham and Japan

Shakespeare collaboration launched between Birmingham and Japan
Description
The University of Birmingham and Waseda University, in Tokyo, have signed a new agreement to collaborate on research into the works of William Shakespeare.
Date:
09/03/2016

Culture, metaphor and advertising

Culture, metaphor and advertising
Description
As part of the British Science Festival, Professor Jeannette Littlemore, Dr Paula Perez Sobrino and Dr David Houghton are running an interactive workshop in the Heritage Learning Space Library of Birmingham on Saturday 12 March (14:30-16:30).
Date:
08/03/2016
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