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What a performance

What a performance
Description
Dr Caroline Radcliffe discusses the nineteenth century music hall performer and pantomimist, Dan Leno, in BBC4 series on popular entertainment.
Date:
23/11/2015

Student reflections on their visit to Stratford-upon-Avon

Student reflections on their visit to Stratford-upon-Avon
Description
In October 2015, some of our undergraduate English Literature and Drama students had the opportunity to attend a performance of Henry V at the RSC, hear a talk about the play and attend a Q&A with two of the show's actors.
Date:
23/11/2015

ELAL at JALT 2015 in Shizuoka

ELAL at JALT 2015 in Shizuoka
Description
Dr Paul Thompson will represent the department at the Japan Association for Language Teaching (JALT) international conference in Shizuoka, Japan, 20-23 November.
Date:
18/11/2015

EDACS Administrative and Welfare team nominated for a 2016 BUAFTA

EDACS Administrative and Welfare team nominated for a 2016 BUAFTA
Description
The EDACS administrative team have been nominated in the Team of the Year category in this year's BUAFTAs.
Date:
18/11/2015

Corpora, Constructions, Collaboration: Providing new insights into the use and acquisition of verb patterns in English

Corpora, Constructions, Collaboration: Providing new insights into the use and acquisition of verb patterns in English
Description
Video recording of the 10th annual Sinclair Lecture delivered by Professor Ute Römer (Georgia State University, USA).
Date:
18/11/2015

AHRC and ESRC studentships in English Language and Applied Linguistics for study in 2016-2017

AHRC and ESRC studentships in English Language and Applied Linguistics for study in 2016-2017
Description
The Department of English Language and Applied Linguistics is offering a number of AHRC and ESRC-funded Masters and Doctoral studentships.
Date:
10/11/2015

The Winter's Tale

The Winter's Tale
Description
Professor Russell Jackson has been working in rehearsals as text adviser with co-directors Kenneth Branagh and Rob Ashford for the Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company's production of The Winter's Tale at the Garrick Theatre, London.
Date:
06/11/2015

PhD research opportunity opens for applications

PhD research opportunity opens for applications
Description
One of our current PhD students will have an exciting opportunity to work with an RSC artist for up to a total of one week over the spring/summer semesters of 2016.
Date:
02/11/2015

One-minute movie competition 2015-2016

One-minute movie competition 2015-2016
Description
The Department of Film and Creative Writing is pleased to announce its 2015-2016 One-Minute Movie Competition. First prize is an Amazon Kindle Fire HD!
Date:
30/10/2015

Building the Book of Nature

Building the Book of Nature
Description
On Saturday 14 November Professor John Holmes will be giving the keynote address at the British Society for Literature and Science Symposium on Science in the Archives at the Museum of English Rural Life in Reading.
Date:
30/10/2015
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