News in English Literature

Why do we need feminist translation?

Why do we need feminist translation?

Description
Feminist retellings can rewrite male-authored classic works to reflect the experience of women across time and support equal representation in how classic tales are read today.
Date:
Wednesday 17 November 2021
Utopia after the pandemic

Utopia after the pandemic

Description
Dr Sebastian Mitchell delivering the latest Arts Matters talk.
Date:
Wednesday 10 November 2021
Who ever heard of Britain's state- sponsored literature?

Who ever heard of Britain's state- sponsored literature?

Description
Dr Asha Rogers asks whether a historical perspective on state literary support strengthens the case to "bring the state back in" today.
Date:
Friday 5 November 2021
Our Haunted Shores

Our Haunted Shores

Description
This talk explores the value of understanding Britain's relationship to its coasts, shores, and beaches via the nation's own gothic literary tradition.
Date:
Wednesday 27 October 2021
Network for New York School Studies' inaugural poetry reading

Network for New York School Studies' inaugural poetry reading

Description
Report and video of the event.
Date:
Monday 18 October 2021
My month as an Arts Intern at The Birmingham Rep

My month as an Arts Intern at The Birmingham Rep

Description
Third year Drama and Theatre Arts student, Emma, shares her experience of her Experience Arts internship at The Birmingham Rep
Date:
Wednesday 29 September 2021
World Shakespeare Congress 2021

World Shakespeare Congress 2021

Description
Shakespeare Institute faculty and PhD students were extensively involved in this year's virtual World Shakespeare Congress, hosted by the University of Singapore.
Date:
Friday 23 July 2021
Shakespeare Birthplace Trust appoints Shakespeare Institute Director to its Board

Shakespeare Birthplace Trust appoints Shakespeare Institute Director to its Board

Description
Professor Michael Dobson joins the board as one of the trustees that make up the charity's governing body.
Date:
Friday 23 July 2021
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