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Graphic Reading Conference - call for papers

Graphic Reading Conference - call for papers
Description
We invite papers that consider graphic reading across comic, critical, literary, and theoretical texts as well as less established mediums such as videogames and other digital media.
Date:
27/02/2017

Islam Awareness Week at the University of Birmingham

Islam Awareness Week at the University of Birmingham
Description
Muslim students at the University of Birmingham welcomed all to go and learn more about their faith, at Islam Awareness week. They want to quash misconceptions people have of their religion
Date:
24/02/2017

An Exhibition that celebrates women at the University of Birmingham launches on March 8, 2017

An Exhibition that celebrates women at the University of Birmingham launches on March 8, 2017
Description
'Making Space: Celebrating Women at the University of Birmingham', New project by Liz Hingley (Honorary Fellow, CPUR), launches on International Women's Day.
Date:
24/02/2017

Dr. Alison Gray will be speaking at the Spirituality and Psychiatry Special Interest Group Conference

Dr. Alison Gray will be speaking at the Spirituality and Psychiatry Special Interest Group Conference
Description
Dr. Alison Gray, Consultant Psychiatrist, Priest and Honorary Fellow of The Edward Cadbury Centre for the Public Understanding of Religion, will be speaking at the Silent Prejudice: Stigma, spirituality and mental health' conference in London.
Date:
24/02/2017

Does La La Land rethink the Hollywood musical?

Does La La Land rethink the Hollywood musical?
Description
Damien Chazelle's La La Land is an especially self-conscious Hollywood musical that seems to thrive on the tension between moments of incongruity and harmony. Dr James Walters presents the latest Birmingham Perspectives.
Date:
23/02/2017

Terry O'Connor: a profile of our newest Creative Fellow

Terry O'Connor: a profile of our newest Creative Fellow
Description
Meet our wonderful new Creative Fellow: performer and theatre maker Terry O'Connor.
Date:
22/02/2017

Caribbean film screenings - 2-8 March 2017

Caribbean film screenings - 2-8 March 2017
Description
2-8 March sees a series of unique Caribbean events across campus, featuring Visiting Fellow Dr Jean Antoine-Dunne of the University of the West Indies.
Date:
22/02/2017

Revolutions, the Byzantine, and the Cyclical Conception of History

Revolutions, the Byzantine, and the Cyclical Conception of History
Description
Review of the recent BRIHC roundtable.
Date:
22/02/2017

Homer's Odyssey Today

Homer's Odyssey Today
Description
A series of events for the Arts and Science Festival.
Date:
22/02/2017

Dylan Thomas Prize

Dylan Thomas Prize
Description
Luke Kennard longlisted for this year's International Dylan Thomas Prize for his poetry collection Cain.
Date:
22/02/2017
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