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English, Drama and American & Canadian Studies


English, Drama and American & Canadian Studies. Latest news headlines High quality of research in the School of EDACS recognised by the national REF 2014 exercise Undergraduate research scholarship scheme Institute favourite Samuel West receives Birmingham honorary degree Research pioneers: Michael Dobson

The Shakespeare Institute


the boundaries of knowledge about Shakespeare studies and Renaissance drama.  Follow us @shakesinstitute Postgraduate study Distance learning    News   Welcome video Professor Michael Dobson welcomes you to the Shakespeare Institute.

Graeme Dobson


Graeme Dobson.   Lecturer in Language Literacies and Dyslexia School of Education Contact details Telephone +44 (0)121 414 3805 Email g.j.dobson@bham.ac.uk School of Education University of Birmingham Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT, United Kingdom About Graeme is a Lecturer in Language Literacies and

Professor Michael Dobson


Professor Michael Dobson. Media experience Professor Dobson is a frequent contributor to British and international media. He has made numerous appearances on BBC Radio 4's Front Row and BBC Radio 3's Night Waves and is a regular contributor to Around the Globe and The London Review of Books . He has recently

Research pioneers: Michael Dobson


Research pioneers: Michael Dobson. Posted on Thursday 11th December 2014 Michael Dobson 's connection with Birmingham began when he was supervised at Oxford by Professor Stanley Wells, who was then visiting from the Shakespeare Institute. In 2011, after one decade working in the US and another in London,

The 450th anniversary of Shakespeare's birth


The 450th anniversary of Shakespeare's birth. Interviewer: Lucy Vernall (Interviewer, Ideas Lab) Guest: Professor Michael Dobson Recorded:  02/04/2014 Broadcast:  11/04/2014 Intro VO : Welcome to the Ideas Lab Predictor Podcast from the University of Birmingham. In each edition we hear from an expert

Eleanor Dobson


Eleanor Dobson. Eleanor Dobson PASS Leader 2011-12 Contact details School or Department English Introductory Statement Eleanor was a PASS Leader in 2011-12. She graduated with a 1st class degree in 2013. Biography 1.   What attracted you to getting involved in PASS? PASS provided the opportunity to work

Richard III: The real king of history, or marvellous theatrical villain?


Richard III: The real king of history, or marvellous theatrical villain?.   Professor Michael Dobson "Poor Richard III; how little reason that son of York had to like this area of his kingdom. Killed in the Midlands in 1485, and now dug up in the Midlands in 2013, and in the meantime posthumously defamed

Shakespeare Institute to host landmark exploration of Bard's verse


text.  The first session at the Globe generated some vigorous debate, and I hope that further sessions will do likewise.  Having had a career that straddles both acting and academia I am thrilled to have had the opportunity to be involved in this series of symposia.’  Michael Dobson, Director of

Darling Buds of May actress turned Shakespeare expert offers creative approach to study


truly original work with a potential life outside the academy. I am also delighted to be co-convening the course with Professor Ewan Fernie, whose own research so brilliantly complements the modules of ‘Shakespeare in Society’ and ‘Shakespearience’” Professor Michael Dobson, Director of the