Events Search Search for: Search 7Jun Authenticity and Adaptation: Association of Adaptation Studies 2023 DatesWednesday 7 June (09:00) - Friday 9 June 2023 (17:00)LocationUniversity of BirminghamDescriptionThe question of authenticity has implications for the thinking in adaptation studies, which this conference will address. 7Jun Our songs of courage; women's story project DatesWednesday 7 June (10:00) - Thursday 15 June 2023 (12:30)LocationCharles W Gillet CentreDescriptionThis women's story project will share songs that have inspired us throughout our complex lives. We will talk about the important moments that came after these songs that stirred change from within. 15Jun Noël Coward: Past, Present and Future DatesThursday 15 June (00:00) - Friday 16 June 2023 (00:00)LocationEdgbaston Park HotelDescriptionAn interdisciplinary approach to Coward's influence beyond the realm of the theatre - novelist, short story writer; composer, lyricist, singer; actor, screen writer and director as well as the figure of Coward himself. 19Jun Bring Back the Bodies DatesMonday 19 June 2023 (10:00-12:00)LocationArts 224 (Danford Room)DescriptionOne of a series of seminars hosted by Kris Manjapra and Shirley Ye supported by the Leverhulme Trust for postgraduate students in May and June 2023. 20Jun Graduate workshop DatesTuesday 20 June 2023 (09:00-15:30)LocationAlan Walters Building Seminar Room 111DescriptionOne of a series of seminars hosted by Kris Manjapra and Shirley Ye supported by the Leverhulme Trust for postgraduate students in May and June 2023. 22Jun Filibusters in Birmingham: a Conference on Wyndham Lewis DatesThursday 22 June (00:00) - Friday 23 June 2023 (00:00)LocationUniversity of BirminghamDescriptionThis conference will focus on the doubled and doubling identity announced in the title of Lewis's 1932 work: the filibuster. 28Jun The Literary Twilight Zone: Nonfictional Fiction, 1820–1920 DatesWednesday 28 June 2023 (00:00)LocationMuirhead Tower 12th Floor SuiteDescriptionThis one-day academic workshop, hosted by the Nineteenth-Century Centre, brings together scholars interested in fiction's relationships with the creation of knowledge. 30Jun Exploring a Mental Health Humanities Network for ECRs (Part Two) DatesFriday 30 June 2023 (16:00-18:00)LocationEdgbaston Park Hotel 53 Edgbaston Park Road Birmingham B15 2RSDescriptionJoin us to explore a potential ECR Mental Health Humanities Network. This second event follows the progress made at our initial May meeting. 20Jul From icon to abstraction: how iconicity shapes the lexicon DatesThursday 20 July (09:00) - Friday 21 July 2023 (17:00)LocationThe ExchangeDescriptionEvent listing for workshop: From icon to abstraction: how iconicity shapes the lexicon at the University of Birmingham 30Aug EuroSLA 32 DatesWednesday 30 August (00:00) - Saturday 2 September 2023 (00:00)LocationAston Webb building, University of BirminghamDescriptionThe 32nd Conference of the European Second Language Association 9Sep Teachers of Old English in Britain and Ireland conference DatesSaturday 9 September 2023 (00:00)LocationThe Exchange: 3 Centenary Square Birmingham B1 2DRDescriptionTeachers of Old English in Britain and Ireland conference 11Sep Corpus Linguistics Summer School 2023 DatesMonday 11 September (09:00) - Thursday 14 September 2023 (17:00)LocationOnlineDescriptionOur Corpus Linguistics summer school is open to undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral students, as well as researchers who want to improve their skills to apply corpus methods in their own research.