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Structural complexity of popular science narratives of discovery as an indicator of reader-awareness: a Labov-inspired approach

Structural complexity of popular science narratives of discovery as an indicator of reader-awareness: a Labov-inspired approach
Description
PhD student Olga Pilkington has had a paper accepted for publication by Linguistic and Philosophical Investigations.
Date:
25/01/2016

Film adaptations and re-imaginings of Don Quixote

Film adaptations and re-imaginings of Don Quixote
Description
Professor Rob Stone is one of three keynote speakers at a special event in the British Library in London in April.
Date:
22/01/2016

Outposts of Conquest: Birmingham research project in the Humanities goes global

Description
First presented on the occasion of the Annual Meeting of the American Historical Association in New York, under the aegis of the (US) National History Center, the 'Outposts of Conquest' project led by Birmingham Senior Lecturer in Colonial and Post-colonial Studies Dr Berny Sèbe has been going global lately.
Date:
20/01/2016

Is there a clear line between madness and sanity?

Is there a clear line between madness and sanity?
Description
Lisa Bortolotti and Richard Bentall discuss in a podcast for Philosofa.
Date:
20/01/2016

Andrew Edmondson at Computing Insight UK 2015

Andrew Edmondson at Computing Insight UK 2015
Description
Andrew Edmondson, a doctoral student in ITSEE, presented at the Computing Insight UK conference 2015 and was interviewed for Youtube.
Date:
20/01/2016

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

Dr Natasha Rulyova wins CEELBAS grant for translation workshop

Dr Natasha Rulyova wins CEELBAS grant for translation workshop
Description
Dr Natasha Rulyova has been awarded a Research Networking Grant (£4,000) from the Centre for East European Language Based Area Studies (CEELBAS) to organise a one-day international workshop on collaborative translation and self-translation (CTST) that will take place on Saturday 23 January 2016.
Date:
15/01/2016

PERFECT February talks

PERFECT February talks
Description
Project PERFECT will be giving a series of talks in February 2016.
Date:
14/01/2016

Remembering Bowie the artist and his contribution to postmodernism

Remembering Bowie the artist and his contribution to postmodernism
Description
Professor Matthew Rampley perspective on David Bowie the artist and his contribution to postmodernism.
Date:
13/01/2016

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
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