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Twelfth Birmingham Colloquium on the Textual Criticism of the New Testament: call for papers

Twelfth Birmingham Colloquium on the Textual Criticism of the New Testament: call for papers
Description
The Call for Papers is issued for the Twelfth Birmingham Colloquium, which will run online in early 2021.
Date:
08/10/2020

Hugh Houghton delivers Stanton lecture

Hugh Houghton delivers Stanton lecture
Description
Professor Hugh Houghton gave the Stanton Lecture 2020 as part of the online British New Testament conference.
Date:
08/09/2020

Release of the online Codex Zacynthius

Release of the online Codex Zacynthius
Description
The AHRC-funded Codex Zacynthius project, led by the University of Birmingham in collaboration with Cambridge University Library, has released an online edition of this important manuscript of the Greek New Testament.
Date:
08/09/2020

Postgraduates sought for Ad Alta: The Birmingham Journal of Literature

Postgraduates sought for Ad Alta: The Birmingham Journal of Literature
Description
The journal is looking for postgraduates to fill the following the roles and create Volume XII: General Editors, Book Review Editors, Creative Editors, Notes Editors, and a Publicity and Proofs Editor.
Date:
07/09/2020

Student-curated exhibition shortlisted for prestigious award

Student-curated exhibition shortlisted for prestigious award
Description
The 2019 Barber Institute exhibition 'The Paper Museum', curated by students on our MA Art History and Curating programme, has been shortlisted for the UK Museum and Heritage Award for Best Partnership of the year.
Date:
24/08/2020

The theatre business c.1600 - who got rich (and who didn't) at the Globe

The theatre business c.1600 - who got rich (and who didn't) at the Globe
Description
'Was the professional London theatre industry at the turn of the seventeenth century successful in maintaining the living of its participants?' asks doctoral researcher Meryl Faiers.
Date:
09/07/2020

How can the works of Shakespeare help to improve the lives of disadvantaged social groups?

How can the works of Shakespeare help to improve the lives of disadvantaged social groups?
Description
Shakespeare Institute PhD student Rowan Mackenzie discusses her work in applied Shakespeare, particularly her own organisation Shakespeare Unbard.
Date:
02/07/2020

Ad Alta: The Birmingham Journal of Literature, Volume XI: Communities

Description
Latest volume of the interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed journal, edited by English Literature doctoral researchers Liam Knight and Jayde Martin.
Date:
29/06/2020

Beyonce and Shakespeare - you can't go wrong

Beyonce and Shakespeare - you can't go wrong
Description
Charlie Bannocks (MA Shakespeare and Creativity) shares her love of A Midsummer Night's Dream - from her own experience of directing productions in Russia to puppets.
Date:
25/06/2020

Bringing Shakespeare to life online

Bringing Shakespeare to life online
Description
This year the Shakespeare Institute has moved its annual Play Reading Marathon online. Dr Martin Wiggins discusses the benefits of going global.
Date:
19/06/2020
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