Join Professor Michael Dobson as meets the South African actor John Kani to award him the 2021 Pragnell Prize.
Join Professor Michael Dobson online as he discusses this lastingly influential actor-manager.
The Shakespeare Institute's very own Professor Tiffany Stern will be appearing in a mini-documentary to be released tomorrow by Shakespeare's Guildhall Trust.
23 April 2021 marks Shakespeare's 457th Birthday, and staff from the Everything to Everybody project, the Birmingham Stories campaign, and The Shakespeare Institute have lots of exciting activity taking place.
The Shakespeare Institute's Robert Stagg was recently interviewed on BBC Radio Oxford about the astonishing cultural range of @LilNasX's new music video 'Montero'.
Report and recording of the Centre for the Study of North America event that took place on 3 March 2021
Dr Emma West is giving a talk on interwar art and design magazines at this year's Association for Art History conference, hosted by the University of Birmingham.
The Department of Film and Creative Writing is pleased to announce a new collaborative filmmaking project for 2020-21, which is open to all University of Birmingham students, staff and alumni.
A new module in the Department of English Language and Linguistics gives all of our undergraduate students the opportunity to work on a project set by an employer.
Event report by undergraduate student Jasmine Sandhar on "The Profits of Slavery and the Wealth of the Universities," hosted earlier this month by the Centre of the Study of North America.
Fariha Shaikh has been chosen as New Generation Thinker, which is a joint collaboration between the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) and BBC Radio 3.
Dr Emma West is giving a talk on Wednesday 17 March at the University of East Anglia's Modern and Contemporary Seminar.
Professor of Applied Linguistics in the Department of English Language and Linguistics, Jeanette Littlemore, has been conferred the award of Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences.
Watch a recording of the workshop which explored the queerness, and queering, of New York, offering a range of ways of thinking about queer preservation as enacted through writing and art-making.
Recent PHd Student Dr José Pérez Díez will introduce this landmark book which features 34 plays by English dramatists Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher.
The Everything to Everybody project, led by Professor Ewan Fernie of The Shakespeare Institute, have launched "World's Stage" a series of seven new short films.
Carcanet Press blogpost by PhD student and poet Jeremy Over.
To mark Groundhog Day on 2 February, Dr James Walters of the Department of Film and Creative Writing revisits the 1993 film, and explores it's resonance within the context of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Dr Amy Burge of the Department of English Literature argues for a reconsideration of Scottish author Annie S. Swan's legacy as a bestselling author of Scottish romance in the early twentieth century.
Dr Emma West's article on the Empire Marketing Board is now available online at Modernism/modernity.
Centre for Modernist Cultures co-director Nathan Waddell published a new edition of George Orwell's least-familiar novel, A Clergyman's Daughter (1935) in the Oxford World's Classics series.