News in English Literature

University of Birmingham makes splash at Hay

University of Birmingham makes splash at Hay

Description
Literature festival invites academics to speak on the art of political rhetoric, storytelling, 19th century literature and wetland archaeology.
Date:
Wednesday 5 June 2019
Study shows US Founding Father may have contributed to a forgotten shipwreck narrative

Study shows US Founding Father may have contributed to a forgotten shipwreck narrative

Description
New research from the University of Birmingham suggests Benjamin Franklin, one of the Founding Fathers of the United States, could have contributed to a forgotten shipwreck narrative.
Date:
Thursday 30 May 2019
Wounded Sentimentalism: The Literature of Uplift

Wounded Sentimentalism: The Literature of Uplift

Description
Professor David James delivered his inaugural lecture at the University of Birmingham.
Date:
Tuesday 21 May 2019
Pioneering Victorian alumna's grave restored and unveiled in Birmingham

Pioneering Victorian alumna's grave restored and unveiled in Birmingham

Description
Report from the rededication ceremony.
Date:
Tuesday 14 May 2019
Listening to Modernism

Listening to Modernism

Description
Report and audio recording of Professor Anna Snaith's Centre for Modernist Cultures annual lecture.
Date:
Wednesday 8 May 2019
Exceptional, essential and highly original

Exceptional, essential and highly original

Description
Simon Smith's 'Musical Response in the Early Modern Playhouse, 1603-1625' wins the 2018 University English Book Prize.
Date:
Monday 29 April 2019
Modernist Profiles: Emma West

Modernist Profiles: Emma West

Description
Dr Emma West is a British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of English Literature
Date:
Monday 1 April 2019
Shakespeare Institute's Dr Chris Laoutaris guests on Dan Snow's podcast

Shakespeare Institute's Dr Chris Laoutaris guests on Dan Snow's podcast

Description
Chris talked to the TV Historian about Shakespeare and Love
Date:
Friday 29 March 2019
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