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Black Code Screening

Black Code Screening
Description
Final year American and Canadian Studies student, Juliet Watkin-Rees reports on the Black Code screening and discussion panel at the Screening Rights Film Festival 2017.
Date:
31/10/2017

Doing Black History in the West Midlands

Doing Black History in the West Midlands
Description
Black History in the Midlands and Beyond: Connections and Context, event report
Date:
27/10/2017

People & Pages: A Showcase of Local and Regional Poets

People & Pages: A Showcase of Local and Regional Poets
Description
Event report by Luke Carr, (MA Literature and Culture).
Date:
23/10/2017

Black History Month Blog Launch

Black History Month Blog Launch
Description
The College of Arts and Law have launched a new blog to celebrate the culture and histories of black and minority ethnic communities.
Date:
16/10/2017

Gentlemen Revolutionaries: Power and Justice in the New American Republic

Gentlemen Revolutionaries: Power and Justice in the New American Republic
Description
Tom Cutterham's new book about the fallout of the American Revolution in the 1780s, and the creation of a new ruling class for the United States.
Date:
26/09/2017

Dr James West receives a Fulbright Scholars Award to the USA

Description
Birmingham historian has received a Fulbright Scholar Award to enable him to lecture at Elon University in North Carolina on one of the most well-regarded and impactful scholarship programmes in the world.
Date:
28/07/2017

Everyday Empires: descriptive or analytical category?

Everyday Empires: descriptive or analytical category?
Description
A report of the conference Everyday Empires by the organisers Simon Jackson and Nathan Cardon.
Date:
20/07/2017

One-and-a-half cheers for Canada at 150

Description
Dr Steve Hewitt talks about the anniversary of Canada's independence in the latest Birmingham Perspective.
Date:
06/07/2017

Everyday Empires conference - Origins, inspirations, and ways forward

Everyday Empires conference - Origins, inspirations, and ways forward
Description
The first in a series of blogs related to this conferece by the organisers Simon Jackson and Nathan Cardon.
Date:
10/05/2017

'it was love for you that set me afire': a celebration of the poetry of Frank O'Hara

'it was love for you that set me afire': a celebration of the poetry of Frank O'Hara
Description
In honour of Frank O'Hara, that most collaborative and collegial of American poets, Dr Rona Cran organised a celebratory event at the Birmingham and Midland Institute.
Date:
05/05/2017
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