News in English Literature

Art magazines as middlebrow spaces – a talk at AAH 2021

Description
Dr Emma West is giving a talk on interwar art and design magazines at this year's Association for Art History conference, hosted by the University of Birmingham.
Date:
Wednesday 31 March 2021
University of Birmingham researcher named as a New Generation Thinker by AHRC and BBC Radio 3

University of Birmingham researcher named as a New Generation Thinker by AHRC and BBC Radio 3

Description
Fariha Shaikh has been chosen as New Generation Thinker, which is a joint collaboration between the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) and BBC Radio 3.
Date:
Thursday 18 March 2021
'Reading the Institutional Archive' – a talk at the UEA Modern and Contemporary Seminar

'Reading the Institutional Archive' – a talk at the UEA Modern and Contemporary Seminar

Description
Dr Emma West is giving a talk on Wednesday 17 March at the University of East Anglia's Modern and Contemporary Seminar.
Date:
Wednesday 10 March 2021
King Charles II and the Beaumont and Fletcher Folio

King Charles II and the Beaumont and Fletcher Folio

Description
Recent PHd Student Dr José Pérez Díez will introduce this landmark book which features 34 plays by English dramatists Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher.
Date:
Thursday 4 February 2021
World's Stage - a multilingual celebration  of Birmingham, Brummies and their Shakespeare

World's Stage - a multilingual celebration of Birmingham, Brummies and their Shakespeare

Description
The Everything to Everybody project, led by Professor Ewan Fernie of The Shakespeare Institute, have launched "World's Stage" a series of seven new short films.
Date:
Thursday 4 February 2021
Beyond Outlander: An alternative history of Scottish romantic fiction

Beyond Outlander: An alternative history of Scottish romantic fiction

Description
Dr Amy Burge of the Department of English Literature argues for a reconsideration of Scottish author Annie S. Swan's legacy as a bestselling author of Scottish romance in the early twentieth century.
Date:
Thursday 21 January 2021
Modern Institutions and the Civilizing Mission

Modern Institutions and the Civilizing Mission

Description
Dr Emma West's article on the Empire Marketing Board is now available online at Modernism/modernity.
Date:
Monday 18 January 2021
A Clergyman's Daughter (1935)

A Clergyman's Daughter (1935)

Description
Centre for Modernist Cultures co-director Nathan Waddell published a new edition of George Orwell's least-familiar novel, A Clergyman's Daughter (1935) in the Oxford World's Classics series.
Date:
Tuesday 12 January 2021
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