Events in English, Drama and American & Canadian Studies

  

Shakespeare Institute open afternoon for prospective students

Shakespeare Institute open afternoon for prospective students

Date
18/01/2018
Description
Open afternoon for prospective students.
Trump: One Year On

Trump: One Year On

Date
24/01/2018
Description
A roundtable discussion of the impact of Trump and his administration on US foreign and domestic policy over the past twelve months.

Annual Medieval and Early Modern lecture

Date
24/01/2018
Description
Speaker: Helen Cooper (University of Cambridge).

Professor Pablo Mukherjee Talk

Date
24/01/2018
Description
Professor Pablo Mukherjee delivers a talk at the University of Birmingham
Poetry evening

Poetry evening

Date
07/02/2018
Description
In collaboration with the Centre for Contemporary Literature and Culture, and the Birmingham and Midland Institute.
Grimm Tales Retold

Grimm Tales Retold

Date
08 - 10/02/2018
Description
Jakob and Wilhelm's famous fairy stories get a Little Earthquake-over, with six new adaptations showing some familiar characters in a dark new light.

Postcolonial Sexualities

Date
19/02/2018
Description
Dr Humaira Saeed (Nottingham Trent University) presents the Centre for Contemporary Literature and Culture seminar.

Work-in-progress (staff only)

Date
22/02/2018
Description
Seminar from the Centre for Contemporary Literature and Culture.
Early Modern Epistolary Cultures

Early Modern Epistolary Cultures

Date
01/03/2018
Description
Dr Paul Botley (Warwick) and Dr Nicholas Hardy (Birmingham) discuss letters and epistolary culture in the Early Modern period.
From Selma to Moscow: How Human Rights Activists Transformed U.S. Foreign Policy.

From Selma to Moscow: How Human Rights Activists Transformed U.S. Foreign Policy.

Date
06/03/2018
Description
Professor Sarah Snyder (American University in Washington, DC).

Igloo – Creating and Touring Environmental Theatre Aimed at Young People

Date
12/03/2018
Description
Dr Adam Ledger (Birmingham) presents the Centre for Contemporary Literature and Culture seminar.
Dover Beach

Dover Beach

Date
15 - 17/03/2018
Description
Romance blossoms at the seaside but the white cliffs are crumbling and this place is going downhill. A new play combining music hall, poetry and an unusual love story.

Contemporary Confessionals Afternoon Symposium

Date
02/05/2018
Description
Wednesday Afternoon symposium on Contemporary Confessionals
CeSMA Annual Lecture

CeSMA Annual Lecture

Date
09/05/2018
Description
Speaker: David Wallace (University of Pennsylvania)

Young Adult Fiction Afternoon Symposium

Date
24/05/2018
Description
A half day symposium aimed at ERCs, CFP coming soon: suggested areas will include YA and fandom, race in YA, commercialism and transmedia franchising, narrative theory, poststructuralist approaches, gender perspectives.
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