News in English Literature

The scientific brotherhood: Pre-Raphaelite art put under the microscope

The scientific brotherhood: Pre-Raphaelite art put under the microscope

Description
The Art Newspaper reviews the latest book by Professor John Holmes
Date:
Wednesday 14 August 2019
Module Focus: Shakespeare in Asia

Module Focus: Shakespeare in Asia

Description
Students studying on our Shakespeare Institute distance learning programmes have the unique opportunity to study the performance of Shakespeare in Asia.
Date:
Friday 5 July 2019
Just published: Moonlighting: Beethoven and Literary Modernism

Just published: Moonlighting: Beethoven and Literary Modernism

Description
Dr Nathan Waddell's new book offers a new and original account of how early 20th-century modernist writers were influenced by the life and music of the German composer.
Date:
Thursday 27 June 2019
We refugees

We refugees

Description
Lyndsey Stonebridge writes the latest Birmingham Perspective.
Date:
Tuesday 25 June 2019
Free online course - Introduction to Linguistics starting 1st July 2019

Free online course - Introduction to Linguistics starting 1st July 2019

Description
Starting 1 July - You'll get an introduction to the main approaches used in linguistic research, including linguistic experiments and discourse analysis.
Date:
Friday 21 June 2019
Dr Alys Moody, The Literature of World Hunger: Dambudzo Marechera's Anti-Colonial Starving Artist

Dr Alys Moody, The Literature of World Hunger: Dambudzo Marechera's Anti-Colonial Starving Artist

Description
Report on a research talk co-hosted by the Centre for Contemporary Literature & Cultures and the Centre for Modernist Cultures which took place on 19 June in the Department of English Literature.
Date:
Friday 21 June 2019
Week long workshop with RSC Director Iqbal Khan

Week long workshop with RSC Director Iqbal Khan

Description
Shakespeare Institute students talk about their experience of attending a week long workshop with RSC Director Iqbal Khan looking at the provocation "What is a modern history play?"
Date:
Thursday 6 June 2019
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
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