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The lying game: why unreliable TV narrators matter in the Trump era

The lying game: why unreliable TV narrators matter in the Trump era
Description
James Walters quoted in Guardian article.
Date:
05/04/2017

BECC-BSECS Postgraduate Travel Award 2017

BECC-BSECS Postgraduate Travel Award 2017
Description
The Birmingham Eighteenth-Century Centre and the British Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies are delighted to invite applications for their annual postgraduate travel award.
Date:
04/04/2017

The Fifth Annual Shakespeare Institute Play-Reading Marathon: Before Shakespeare, 1581-91

The Fifth Annual Shakespeare Institute Play-Reading Marathon: Before Shakespeare, 1581-91
Description
Staff and students of the Shakespeare Institute will read the complete corpus of surviving commercial drama written during the ten years leading up to the debut of William Shakespeare, including plays by Christopher Marlowe, Thomas Kyd, Robert Greene, George Peele, and almost the entire dramatic canon of John Lyly.
Date:
31/03/2017

Dr Ita Mac Carthy awarded Leverhulme Trust Research Fellowship

Dr Ita Mac Carthy awarded Leverhulme Trust Research Fellowship
Description
Award is for the 19-month research project 'The Grace of the Italian Renaissance'.
Date:
31/03/2017

Desmond Elliot Prize

Desmond Elliot Prize
Description
Congratulations also for Luke Kennard's novel The Transition which has today been longlisted for the Desmond Elliot Prize.
Date:
31/03/2017

Michael Wear discusses The Benedict Option: A Strategy for Christians in a Post-Christian Nation

Michael Wear discusses The Benedict Option: A Strategy for Christians in a Post-Christian Nation
Description
Cadbury Centre Honorary Fellow Michael Wear spoke alongside Ross Douthat of The New York Times at an event in New York, responding to Rod Dreher, author of The New York Times' bestseller, The Benedict Option.
Date:
31/03/2017

Remembering and moving on from violence

Remembering and moving on from violence
Description
CIFoRB's Director, Baroness Berridge leads the CIFoRB team in reaching out to, and encouraging all our friends and colleagues across the Commonwealth and beyond, to continue to work for a safer, more inclusive and open world.
Date:
30/03/2017

Multimodal metaphor in advertising

Multimodal metaphor in advertising
Description
On Tuesday 28 March, Dr Paula PĂ©rez Sobrino and Professor Jeannette Littlemore presented their work to a group of local local businesses at the University of Birmingham Business Club.
Date:
30/03/2017

The Great Repeal Bill could prove costly

The Great Repeal Bill could prove costly
Description
Professor Robert Lee, Head of Birmingham Law School, writes for the Birmingham Perspective
Date:
29/03/2017

Sexism in the Italian language conference

Sexism in the Italian language conference
Description
An interdisciplinary, international conference to be held at the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia on 30 March 2017, in conjunction with the University of Birmingham.
Date:
29/03/2017
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