Monday 28 October 2013 - Book to the Future

Events

The Mermaid and the Lion

The Mermaid and the Lion

Date
08/10/2013
Description
The original drawings from the graphic novel The Mermaid and the Lion are exhibited at the Bramall Music Building and signed copies of the book are available to buy at The Barber Institute of Fine Arts shop.
Build the Birmingham Book

Build the Birmingham Book

Date
24 - 29/10/2013
Description
Help to create a story of what Birmingham means to you with the University's English department student society BedSoc.
The Book of the Dead

The Book of the Dead

Date
24 - 29/10/2013
Description
Egyptian textiles from the Cadbury Research Library will be exhibited in the main library with four sections of Egyptian funerary cloth dating from 300-30BC, recently conserved by the British Museum.
BABEL: An exhibition of images and words by Stewart Brown

BABEL: An exhibition of images and words by Stewart Brown

Date
24 - 29/10/2013
Description
BABEL is an ongoing series of collages, paintings, digital prints, cards, books, boxes and installations, all derived from Stewart Brown's experiments with 'visual language'.
Create your Book to the Future: Family workshop

Create your Book to the Future: Family workshop

Date
28/10/2013
Description
This event has been cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances, apologies for any inconvenience caused.
Text as Art/Art as Text: exploring the uses and possibilities of text within contemporary art

Text as Art/Art as Text: exploring the uses and possibilities of text within contemporary art

Date
28/10/2013
Description
Words feature in many artists work: Anneka French will explore the possibilities and uses of text within contemporary visual art.
Teaching Shakespeare and the Big Stuff [video stream available]

Teaching Shakespeare and the Big Stuff [video stream available]

Date
28/10/2013
Description
Professor Ewan Fernie will emphasise that in reading Shakespeare we equally are—or should be—journeying into the perils and promise of our own lives.
5 ways comics can help you work and study

5 ways comics can help you work and study

Date
28/10/2013
Description
This event has been cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances, apologies for any inconvenience caused.
The Blank Screen: Productivity for Creative Writers

The Blank Screen: Productivity for Creative Writers

Date
28/10/2013
Description
Striking the right balance between creativity and productivity, this talk is a must-attend for writers from any background.
Citizen Reader [video stream available]

Citizen Reader [video stream available]

Date
28/10/2013
Description
Drawing upon examples of large-scale reading events from the UK and North America, Dr Danielle Fuller will examine how and why contemporary readers come together to share reading as 'citizen readers'.
Phenomenal Women

Phenomenal Women

Date
28/10/2013
Description
Join the region's top female poets, including University of Birmingham alumna Jan Watts (Birmingham Poet Laureate 2011/12) as they explore the theme of family by reading and sharing their work.
Alan Plater's 'The Beiderbecke Affair'

Alan Plater's 'The Beiderbecke Affair'

Date
28/10/2013
Description
William Gallagher, friend of Alan Plater and author of the British Film Institute's "BFI TV Classics: The Beiderbecke Affair", talks about the series and its characters and also gives tips for writing your first non-fiction book.