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Invisible Circus: an international conference on the work of Jennifer Egan

Invisible Circus: an international conference on the work of Jennifer Egan
Description
The first academic conference dedicated to the writing of Jennifer Egan.
Date:
13/01/2014

Shakespeare and Creativity students present Shakespeare Unbard

Shakespeare and Creativity students present Shakespeare Unbard
Description
Was Shakespeare a product of his age or 'for all time', as Ben Jonson claimed? Is it appropriate to treat Shakespeare as separate from all other writers? Who does Shakespeare's work belong to? And ultimately, what kind of Shakespeare do we want?
Date:
08/01/2014

Professor Reginald Foakes, 1923-2013

Professor Reginald Foakes, 1923-2013
Description
The entire intellectual community of the Shakespeare Institute - its past and present students and fellows, in Stratford and beyond - mourns the passing of Reg Foakes, who died at his home in Stratford just before Christmas.
Date:
06/01/2014

Shakespeare Institute students wow Royal Shakespeare Thetre

Shakespeare Institute students wow Royal Shakespeare Thetre
Description
If you could ask Shakespeare one thing, what would it be? Building on this question, the MA Shakespeare and Creativity students at the Shakespeare Institute scripted an assessed creative project called Shakespeare UnBard which mounted in a performance at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre last Friday.
Date:
20/12/2013

Apply for the Midlands3Cities AHRC Doctoral Training Partnership

Apply for the Midlands3Cities AHRC Doctoral Training Partnership
Description
410 PhD studentships available for a 9 January 2014 deadline.
Date:
17/12/2013

Birmingham poet's portfolio career advice

Birmingham poet's portfolio career advice
Description
Jan Watts, Birmingham Poet Laureate 2011-12, delivered an insightful talk to College of Arts and Law postgraduates, detailing the trials and tribulations of a portfolio career in the arts.
Date:
13/12/2013

Perfectly presented posters

Perfectly presented posters
Description
The College of Arts and Law's postgraduate community presented their work in an innovative way this term, designing posters to describe their developing research.
Date:
13/12/2013

Kindertransport

Kindertransport
Description
Kindertransport by Diane Samuels sold out its first two performances, with an extremely well attended and informative post-show discussion and Q&A held on the opening night with the director Tom Mansfield and the writer Diane Samuels.
Date:
10/12/2013

Erin Sullivan on 'In Our Time'

Erin Sullivan on 'In Our Time'
Description
Dr Erin Sullivan was on Melvyn Bragg's In Our Time show on Radio 4, discussing Shakespeare's The Tempest
Date:
06/12/2013

Latest issue of Capitol Letters published

Latest issue of Capitol Letters published
Description
'Capitol Letters' is the termly newsletter of the Department of American and Canadian Studies at the University of Birmingham.
Date:
06/12/2013
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