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B-Film at The Electric Cinema

B-Film at The Electric Cinema
Description
B-Film: The Birmingham Centre for Film Studies has been exploring opportunities for working with Birmingham's The Electric Cinema, the UK's oldest working cinema, and a BFI-sponsored series entitled The Cinematic Time Machine, which is running throughout 2016.
Date:
19/01/2016

Shakespeare Institute student selected as a TED Fellow

Shakespeare Institute student selected as a TED Fellow
Description
PhD Shakespeare and Creativity student Madeline Sayet has been selected as one of 21 TED Fellows who will take the stage at TED2016, between them representing 12 countries.
Date:
13/01/2016

The enduring legacy of Twelfth Night

The enduring legacy of Twelfth Night
Description
In the latest Birmingham Perspective Professor Michael Dobson asks Why does Shakespeare's festive tale continue to find new audiences?
Date:
12/01/2016

Professor Wendy Scase awarded Leverhulme Trust Major Research Fellowship

Professor Wendy Scase awarded Leverhulme Trust Major Research Fellowship
Description
September 2016 start for the project 'Crafting English Letters: A Theory of Medieval Scribal Practice'.
Date:
04/01/2016

MA Shakespeare and Creativity students perform in the Royal Shakespeare Theatre

MA Shakespeare and Creativity students perform in the Royal Shakespeare Theatre
Description
During the autumn semester, MA Shakespeare and Creativity students have been working with Royal Shakespeare Company Director Justin Audibert and RSC sound designer Claire Windsor on an original play, culminating in a performance in the Royal Shakespeare Theatre front-of-house on 9 December.
Date:
17/12/2015

Professor Michael Toolan elected as Head of PALA

Professor Michael Toolan elected as Head of PALA
Description
Professor Michael Toolan has just been elected as Head of the Poetics and Linguistics Association (PALA).
Date:
15/12/2015

World Congress to celebrate Shakespeare's 400-year legacy

Description
Distinguished theatre directors from around the world, musicians, actors, and novelists, as well as academics from the University of Birmingham, are to come together in a special programme of talks, seminars and debates-at a landmark 2016 World Shakespeare Congress, marking the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death.
Date:
15/12/2015

Why was #youaintnomuslimbruv so unifying?

Why was #youaintnomuslimbruv so unifying?
Description
The bystander's declaration, "You ain't no Muslim, bruv" combines several highly salient, and typically stigmatised, linguistic markers in British English.
Date:
10/12/2015

Centre for Corpus Research travels to Hong Kong

Centre for Corpus Research travels to Hong Kong
Description
Dr Paul Thompson is an invited plenary speaker at the International Conference on Corpus Linguistics and Technology Advancement (CoLTA 2015) in Hong Kong
Date:
04/12/2015

Corpora, Grammar and Discourse (John Benjamins)

Corpora, Grammar and Discourse (John Benjamins)
Description
The volume has been published in honour of Professor Susan Hunston in recognition of her distinguished career in Applied Linguistics, and the enormous contribution that she has made to the field of Corpus Linguistics.
Date:
27/11/2015
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