Events in English, Drama and American & Canadian Studies

  

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.

You see my sister's yet at my dispose": Horizontal Families on the Early Modern Stage

Date
16/11/2017
Description
Shakespeare Institute Seminar given by Dr Emma Whipday (University College London).
Shakespeare's emotions, lost and found

Shakespeare's emotions, lost and found

Date
17/11/2017
Description
How is emotion represented in Shakespeare's plays, and what does this mean for us today? The Shakespeare Institute's Erin Sullivan presents this event as part of the Being Human Festival 2017.
Mid-century African American reading practices

Mid-century African American reading practices

Date
20/11/2017
Description
Dr Kristin Matthews (Brigham Young University) delivers a talk, followed by a Q&A.
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