Interim report on the activities and civic engagement taking place as part of the Culture Forward project.
Alumna Funmi Olutoye, Features Producer for Good Morning Britain and Lorraine at ITV, has been announced as one of the 2023 BAFTA Breakthrough cohort.
Students on the MA Shakespeare and Creativity programme had the opportunity to engage in an interactive Ensemble workshop with an RSC actor and practitioner.
The Shakespeare Institute will be further developing the University of Birmingham's partnership with Waseda University, Tokyo through a two-day symposium.
Alumnus Gareth Neame OBE joins the University of Birmingham, as we expand our creative industries focus.
Paterson Joseph performed 'Sancho and me', based on his novel documenting the life of the first man of African Heritage to vote in Britain.
The new series, Shakespeare: Rise of a Genius, is the centrepiece of the BBC’s Shakespeare season celebrating the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s First Folio
University of Birmingham Assistant Professor Piasecki has won the first performance poetry award in one of the UK’s most prestigious poetry competitions.
The first Culture Forward Birmingham Qur'an working group meeting took place in September 2023
An ESRC-funded project will explore how stories told by social media influencers can impact young people as they gain awareness of challenges in mental health.
The theme of the 2024 symposium will be “Dickens, Context and Co-occurrence”.
The University of Birmingham hosted the European Second Language Association conference (EuroSLA32) from 30th August to the 2nd of September.
Birmingham’s First Folio’s tour as part of the ‘Everything to Everybody’ Project culminates in a day of Shakespearean celebration at Bullring & Grand Central.
Andy Street met with the latest students of the Drama and Scripted TV Bootcamp on a visit to University of Birmingham’s Selly Oak campus this week.
The renowned fantasy author J. R. R. Tolkien died fifty years ago on 2 September 1973. Tolkien described Worcestershire as ‘in an indefinable way “home" to me.'
Stratford Literary Festival are delighted to announce that the University will become the Festival’s Education Partner from September.
On 4 July, Sasha Piperski and Natalie Finlayson represented the RC21 team at the Twelfth International Corpus Linguistics Conference at Lancaster University
Soul City Arts and the University of Birmingham’s Culture Forward initiative is thrilled to announce the unveiling of an arts installation entitled 'NOMAD.'
Students Mary (BA English with Shakespeare Studies) and Vanessa (BA Drama and English) share their experiences of the Stratford Residential study trip.
Dr Catherine Lester comments on the film adaptation of Watership Down being reclassified from U to PG by the BBFC after 45 years.
University of Birmingham Professor Lyndsey Stonebridge has been elected a Fellow of the British Academy.
Signing Shakespeare project providing support to deliver compulsory teaching on the Bard in accessible way for deaf young people
The English Language and Linguistics postgraduate summer school took place earlier this month and featured a packed schedule of insightful sessions
A project commissioned to coincide with the centenary of the discovery of the tomb of Tutankhamun in 1922.
On 28th June, B-Film (the Birmingham Centre for Film and Television Studies) hosted its inaugural Creative Practice Colloquium.