Events in the College of Arts and Law

Events

Spoken for the first time

Spoken for the first time

Date
17/10/2014
Description
Event performed by Professor Mike Robinson and Dr Josef Ploner and featuring an exhibition of postcards.
The Sheriff

The Sheriff

Date
17/10/2014
Description
Simon Fairbanks, local author and alumnus, discusses the inspiration and experience of producing his first fantasy novel.
Crossing timelines

Crossing timelines

Date
18/10/2014
Description
Exploring different concepts of time and how we convey them, Jacqui Rowe will also set participants the challenge of writing under the pressure of time, in the shadow of Old Joe, the University clock.
Make the most of your time and stop procrastinating now

Make the most of your time and stop procrastinating now

Date
18/10/2014
Description
Based on the strategies and techniques detailed in her self-help series, Jo Usmar (BA English, 2005), journalist and co-author of the This Book Will series will give you tips on making the most of your time and staying focused.
Sleepwalking to war? Britain in 1914 and 1939

Sleepwalking to war? Britain in 1914 and 1939

Date
18/10/2014
Description
Marking the WW1 Centenary Dr Jonathan Boff will compare preparations for both conflicts and argue that the lessons learned from the First were crucial to survival in the Second.
Ben Norris, UK all-stars poetry slam champion

Ben Norris, UK all-stars poetry slam champion

Date
18/10/2014
Description
A poetry/spoken-word performance from alumnus Ben Norris, featuring poems read from his newly published pamphlet as well as Slam-style performance poetry
The Birmingham Revue of Books

The Birmingham Revue of Books

Date
18/10/2014
Description
Passion for literature? Our creative writing student society, Writers' Bloc brings you the Birmingham Revue of Books, celebrating and appreciating literature in a light hearted evening of comedy, poetry, theatre, and music.
GI Religion and Post-War Revival in the United States, 1940-55

GI Religion and Post-War Revival in the United States, 1940-55

Date
21/10/2014
Description
War Studies Seminar given by Dr Michael Snape (University of Birmingham)
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