The Birmingham Civic Society and ‘Everything to Everybody’ Project unveiled Blue Plaques commemorating the work of George Dawson and Samuel Timmins.
Publishers announcing updates to the language used in Roald Dahl books made national headlines. Dr Amy Burge comments on how we edit books for modern society.
Professor Adam Schembri discusses Global Language Advocates Day (GLAD) along with his projects working with deaf communities in the U.K and Australia.
Our 2023 B-Film Annual Lecture welcomed UoB graduate Elizabeth Henstridge, actor-director and star of Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
Explore your passion for Shakespeare on our online Spring into Shakespeare short course starting in March.
Our partnership with Waseda University in Tokyo continues with a day of discussion about 'Looking at Shakespeare from the non-Anglophone World'.
The Dept of Film and Creative Writing is pleased to announce its One Minute Movie Competition, open to all University of Birmingham students, staff and alumni.
Recipient Emily Vincent undertook an archival research visit to the Florence Marryat Collection at Yale University’s Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library.
The wrapping paper has gone out for recycling; plans for the term are being made. Here we are at the hinge of the year, setting out again.
MA in Film and Television graduate, Bhulla Beghal, won his second RTS Midlands Award, for a film that was made in collaboration with one of his MA peers.
Literary scholars from the University are working with Oxford University Museum of Natural History to explore fantasy fiction and the science of the deep past.
Experts from the School of English, Drama and Creative Studies share their Christmas reading recommendations.
Visitors to Alderley Edge are in for a magical treat this Christmas, thanks to a new app developed with our experts
Our world-renowned expert Professor Michael Dobson is recognised for his contribution to Shakespeare studies in Ukraine
Professor Stephen Guy-Bray (University of British Columbia) gives the Thursday Seminar at The Shakespeare Institute in Stratford upon Avon.
Professor Douglas Kerr spoke at the Centre for Modernist Cultures in November on Orwell’s response to the life and politics of anti-colonial campaigner Gandhi.
Exciting new degree programmes have launched in Law, English and History at the University’s campuses in Birmingham and Dubai.
Alumna Shermara Fletcher (BA Drama and English Literature) was one of the faith leaders who spoke at HM The Queen’s funeral. She reflects on her recent visit.
The Shakespeare Institute is delighted to announce the award of two new Fellowships for deserving research students.
Award-winning British writer Bernardine Evaristo gave this year’s University of Birmingham Baggs Memorial Happiness lecture.
Last week the Everything to Everybody: Your Shakespeare, Your Culture exhibition ended, what does that mean for the future of the Shakespeare Memorial Library?
Academics are investigating how people respond to controversial government policies communicated through social media.
Dr Caroline Radcliffe takes a look back at a production staged 120 years ago, starring an earlier Pantomime Dame, Dan Leno.
The Shakespeare Institute, in collaboration with the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC), is launching its latest short course, Fall in with Shakespeare this month.
‘Found in Translation: Understanding Shakespeare through Intercultural Dialogue’ conference was co-organised with Waseda University.