Events in English, Drama and American & Canadian Studies

  

Drawing out the Dinosaurs

Drawing out the Dinosaurs

Date
30/06/2018 - 27/10/2018
Description
Nobody has ever seen a living dinosaur, but everybody knows what one looks like.
Midlands Modernist Network Meeting

Midlands Modernist Network Meeting

Date
24/09/2018
Description
Discussing Alix Beeston's 'Icons of Depression' and Francesca Chiappini's 'Spelling Errors As a Cry of Protest. The Idiosyncratic Language of the Baroness Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven'.
The Dramatic Manuscripts of Sir Edward Dering (1598-1644): A Cast List and a Plot

The Dramatic Manuscripts of Sir Edward Dering (1598-1644): A Cast List and a Plot

Date
04/10/2018
Description
Shakespeare Institute Thursday Seminar given by John Jowett (Shakespeare Institute).
Shakespeare makes copies

Shakespeare makes copies

Date
11/10/2018
Description
Shakespeare Institute Thursday Seminar given by Dianne Mitchell (The Queen's College, University of Oxford).
Life-like Angelo

Life-like Angelo

Date
18/10/2018
Description
Shakespeare Institute Thursday Seminar given by Katharine Craik (Oxford Brookes University).
Book to the Future 2018

Book to the Future 2018

Date
19 - 20/10/2018
Description
Our annual festival of the written and spoken word returns to campus with a range of free events.
How to Self-Publish

How to Self-Publish

Date
19/10/2018
Description
Simon Fairbanks explains how you can self-publish your own novel in both paperback and electronic formats, and instantly start profiting from your writing.
The Pre-Raphaelites and Science: Talk from Professor John Holmes

The Pre-Raphaelites and Science: Talk from Professor John Holmes

Date
19/10/2018
Description
Join Professor John Holmes for a fascinating talk on the Pre-Raphaelites and their relationship with Science.
Creative Writing Workshop: Learning How to Breathe

Creative Writing Workshop: Learning How to Breathe

Date
19/10/2018
Description
A poetry workshop with Robert Harper and Writers Bloc Society that looks at how breath plays a vital part in delivering your poem to the reader via the page.
Blogging Panel with Alice Liveing, Hannah Witton and Emma Conway

Blogging Panel with Alice Liveing, Hannah Witton and Emma Conway

Date
19/10/2018
Description
Blogging sensations Alice Liveing, Hannah Witton and Emma Conway will be sharing their stories, successes and tips on our blogging panel. If you want to hear from the best in blogging, you can't miss this.
Popular Romance Fiction in the 21st Century

Popular Romance Fiction in the 21st Century

Date
20/10/2018
Description
Deborah Longworth leads a discussion on how popular Romance fiction, like the prolific Mills and Boon, has developed in the modern day.
A Uniquely Portable Magic: Live Art Installation

A Uniquely Portable Magic: Live Art Installation

Date
20/10/2018
Description
Live Art Society at the University of Birmingham presents - "A Uniquely Portable Magic", an installation fusing theatre, photography, art and writing to create a walk-through wonderland about the magic of reading and novels. In aid of the charity United through Reading.
Spoken Word Hour

Spoken Word Hour

Date
20/10/2018
Description
Sensational spoken word from the best of Birmingham's poets, including Nyanda Foday, Birmingham's 11th Young Poet Laureate and acclaimed author and UOB academic Luke Kennard.
Drawn to Books: Exhibition tour at Winterbourne House and Gardens

Drawn to Books: Exhibition tour at Winterbourne House and Gardens

Date
20/10/2018
Description
Join us at the beautiful Winterbourne House and Garden for a talk and tour of their current exhibition.
Multilingualism and Multiculturalism in a Writer's Practice

Multilingualism and Multiculturalism in a Writer's Practice

Date
20/10/2018
Description
University alumna Valeria Vescina delivers a talk on Multilingualism and Multiculturalism, based on her critically acclaimed debut novel That Summer in Puglia, followed by a question and answer session.
Shakespeare Institute Seminar

Shakespeare Institute Seminar

Date
25/10/2018
Description
Shakespeare Institute Thursday Seminar given by Zachary Lesser (University of Pennsylvania).
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