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Nathan Waddell awarded research fellowship

Nathan Waddell awarded research fellowship
Description
Harry Ransom Center funding will enable Nathan to consult Wyndham Lewis archives
Date:
25/05/2018

Dr Chris Laoutaris of the Shakespeare Institute shortlisted for Outstanding Teaching Award

Dr Chris Laoutaris of the Shakespeare Institute shortlisted for Outstanding Teaching Award
Description
The awards were instituted by Birmingham's Guild of Students to give students an opportunity to nominate "a truly inspiring teacher who can bring a subject to life".
Date:
18/05/2018

Tacita Dean: LANDSCAPE, PORTRAIT, STILL LIFE

Tacita Dean: LANDSCAPE, PORTRAIT, STILL LIFE
Description
Alexandra Harris writes for the exhibition catalogue.
Date:
15/05/2018

Simon Smith's latest book shortlisted for Shakespeare's Globe Book Award

Simon Smith's latest book shortlisted for Shakespeare's Globe Book Award
Description
Dr Smith's book 'Musical Response in the Early Modern Playhouse, 1603-1625' (Cambridge University Press) is one of four books on the shortlist.
Date:
11/05/2018

On Not Knowing

On Not Knowing
Description
Report and audio recording of Professor Rebecca L Walkowitz's Centre for Modernist Cultures annual lecture.
Date:
30/04/2018

New sources prove a Frenchman was one of the translators of the King James Bible

New sources prove a Frenchman was one of the translators of the King James Bible
Description
The King James Bible, first published in 1611, has been found to have been translated by a Frenchman – according to three sources newly discovered by a University of Birmingham researcher. New research has shed light on the translators who worked on the first edition, with King James commissioning a renowned French scholar, Isaac Casaubon, who was visiting London at the time, to work on the final revision of the translation.
Date:
30/04/2018

John Fagg at the Wilmerding Symposium on American Art

John Fagg at the Wilmerding Symposium on American Art
Description
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:
27/04/2018

Erin Sullivan made a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Association

Erin Sullivan made a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Association
Description
The fellowship recognizes her contributions to distance learning at the Shakespeare Institute and to her commitment to student-focused pedagogy in both the traditional, on-site classroom and the online one.
Date:
16/04/2018

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

Description
Event report for Monday 19th March.
Date:
23/03/2018

#YouToo, Helena?: All's Well That Ends Well and Sexual Consent

#YouToo, Helena?: All's Well That Ends Well and Sexual Consent
Description
There are many questions inspired by Shakespeare's problem play of dubious decision-making, All's Well That End's Well, but foremost among them must be, "What the hell, Helena?". Kelsey Ridge explores Helena's darker, aggressive side to her relationship with Bertram.
Date:
27/02/2018
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