Events in English, Drama and American & Canadian Studies

  

Introduction to AntConc and to corpus development

Introduction to AntConc and to corpus development

Date
18/10/2017
Description
90 minute workshop for CARE visitors and for PhD students, looking at AntConc (3.4.4), as well as two other programmes: EncodeAnt and AntGram.
People and Pages: a showcase of local and regional poets

People and Pages: a showcase of local and regional poets

Date
18/10/2017
Description
Putting into action Frank O'Hara's suggestion that poetry should be between people, not pages, this evening's event is a celebration of the spontaneity of the spoken voice and the power of performance.

Shakespeare and London

Date
19/10/2017
Description
Shakespeare Institute Seminar given by Professor Duncan Salkeld (University of Chichester).
Exploring corpus-based methods for comparative sociolinguistics

Exploring corpus-based methods for comparative sociolinguistics

Date
24/10/2017
Description
Dr Jason Grafmiller (University of Birmingham) delivers this English Language research seminar.
Introduction to Sketch Engine

Introduction to Sketch Engine

Date
25/10/2017
Description
90 minute workshop for CARE visitors and for PhD students looking at the basic functions of the Sketch Engine - concordancing, word sketches, word lists.
Beyond Influence (Du Bartas, James VI, Bradstreet)

Beyond Influence (Du Bartas, James VI, Bradstreet)

Date
25/10/2017
Description
CREMS Early Modern Literature, Culture and Society Seminar given by Peter Auger (University of Birmingham)
Collecting Shakespeare: The Story of Henry and Emily Folger

Collecting Shakespeare: The Story of Henry and Emily Folger

Date
26/10/2017
Description
Shakespeare Institute Seminar given by Stephen Grant (Author).
Looking Backward

Looking Backward

Date
26 - 28/10/2017
Description
After consulting a mesmerist for his insomnia, Julian wakens from a 130 year-long slumber to find himself in the 21st Century.
Black Code

Black Code

Date
27/10/2017
Description
Dr Steve Hewitt will be hosting a post-screening discussion/Q&A at the Screening Rights Festival.
Notes to Eternity

Notes to Eternity

Date
30/10/2017
Description
American and Canadian Studies Centre are co-sponsoring this screening at the Screening Rights Film Festival.
John Baskerville Book Launch

John Baskerville Book Launch

Date
01/11/2017
Description
To celebrate the publication of John Baskerville: art and industry of the Enlightenment, edited by Caroline Archer-Parré and Malcolm Dick, an event is being held at the University of Birmingham.

Reading Communities: Connecting the Past and the Present

Date
06/11/2017
Description
Seminar from the Centre for Contemporary Literature and Culture.

The Third Witch and Literary Studies: Or, Reading Macbeth Reading

Date
09/11/2017
Description
Shakespeare Institute Seminar given by Professor Liam Semler (University of Sydney).
"Innocent until proven filthy": Constructions of New Lad masculinity in UK women's magazines

"Innocent until proven filthy": Constructions of New Lad masculinity in UK women's magazines

Date
14/11/2017
Description
Dr Laura Coffey-Glover (Nottingham Trent University) delivers this English Language research seminar.

Queer & Now: A Reading Group

Date
15/11/2017
Description
Curated by Angus Brown.
A Rope of Words: Sunset Boulevard, the talkies and the Hollywood machine

A Rope of Words: Sunset Boulevard, the talkies and the Hollywood machine

Date
15/11/2017
Description
Dr Rona Cran delivering a talk at Birmingham Hippodrome.
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