News in American and Canadian Studies

ACS students volunteer on US mid-term campaigns

ACS students volunteer on US mid-term campaigns

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In November 2018, three American and Canadian Studies students visited the US to volunteer on the 2018 midterm election campaigns in California and Florida, organised by Politrip.
Date:
Friday 23 November 2018

Black History on Film – Babylon (1980)

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Event report by Josh Heathcote, American and Canadian Studies and English (Joint Honours).
Date:
Wednesday 7 November 2018
10 place rise in THE World University Rankings 2019

10 place rise in THE World University Rankings 2019

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We are now ranked 70 in the subject ranking for arts and humanities, which covers art, performing arts, design, languages, literature, linguistics, history, philosophy, theology, architecture and archaeology.
Date:
Thursday 1 November 2018
Terrance Hayes Poetry Reading, Waterstones Birmingham, 17th October 2018

Terrance Hayes Poetry Reading, Waterstones Birmingham, 17th October 2018

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Terrance Hayes recently performed a poetry reading at Waterstones Birmingham, discover all the details from the evening.
Date:
Thursday 25 October 2018
Midlands universities partnership will train the next generation of arts and humanities researchers

Midlands universities partnership will train the next generation of arts and humanities researchers

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Eight leading universities in the Midlands are joining together to train the next generation of highly-skilled arts and humanities researchers, thanks to funding from the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC).
Date:
Wednesday 15 August 2018
Renowned US Poet performing this Friday in Birmingham

Renowned US Poet performing this Friday in Birmingham

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Alice Notley to give a performance at the Birmingham and Midland Institute.
Date:
Tuesday 3 July 2018
John Fagg at the Wilmerding Symposium on American Art

John Fagg at the Wilmerding Symposium on American Art

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Recording of lecture - "You put your self in his place": George Bellows and the Limits of Bodily Knowledge - at the National Gallery of Art, Washington DC in April 2018.
Date:
Friday 27 April 2018

'Spring People': an evening of poetry exploring queerness through the spoken word

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Event report for Monday 19th March.
Date:
Friday 23 March 2018
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