Shakespeare Institute news

Postgraduate study in Shakespeare: an open day in Stratford-upon-Avon

Postgraduate study in Shakespeare: an open day in Stratford-upon-Avon

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On Saturday 2 March 2019, we are opening the doors to both The Shakespeare Institute and The Other Place to invite prospective postgraduate students to learn more about our range of innovative study opportunities for September 2019 and beyond.
Date:
Friday 14 December 2018
Japanese kyogen star joins universities' Shakespeare symposium

Japanese kyogen star joins universities' Shakespeare symposium

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Experts from the University of Birmingham and their counterparts at Waseda University were joined by Japanese Kyogen actor Mansai Nomura to explore how to bring Shakespeare to life for today's theatre audiences.
Date:
Wednesday 28 November 2018
Samuel Daniel and seventeenth-century drama at Oxford

Samuel Daniel and seventeenth-century drama at Oxford

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Elizabeth Sandis introducing a reading of 'The Queen's Arcadia' by Shakespeare's Globe.
Date:
Thursday 15 November 2018
Shakespeare and Terrorism

Shakespeare and Terrorism

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Professor Ewan Fernie appeared on Radio 3's Sunday Feature in conversation with Dr Islam Issa, who did his PhD under Dr Hugh Adlington in EDACS and is now a BBC New Generation Thinker. The subject was Shakespeare and Terrorism. You can listen to the programme here:
Date:
Tuesday 6 November 2018
10 place rise in THE World University Rankings 2019

10 place rise in THE World University Rankings 2019

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We are now ranked 70 in the subject ranking for arts and humanities, which covers art, performing arts, design, languages, literature, linguistics, history, philosophy, theology, architecture and archaeology.
Date:
Thursday 1 November 2018
National Lottery funding enables Birmingham to re-connect with 'trailblazingly democratic' Shakespeare heritage

National Lottery funding enables Birmingham to re-connect with 'trailblazingly democratic' Shakespeare heritage

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A major project to re-connect Birmingham's communities with the city's Shakespearean heritage and re-establish the West Midlands as the world's 'go-to Shakespeare centre'has won National Lottery support.
Date:
Thursday 25 October 2018
Richard O'Brien named as the new Birmingham Poet Laureate

Richard O'Brien named as the new Birmingham Poet Laureate

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Richard O'Brien (Shakespeare Institute) who was named as the new Birmingham Poet Laureate at an event held at the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire
Date:
Monday 8 October 2018
Commemorative events for John Barton and Peter Hall

Commemorative events for John Barton and Peter Hall

Description
Honorary Fellows of the Shakespeare Institute well-represented at memorial events.
Date:
Monday 17 September 2018
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