News from the School of English, Drama and American & Canadian Studies

How green is your heart?

How green is your heart?

Description
Competition winners screened.
Date:
Tuesday 18 June 2019
University of Birmingham makes splash at Hay

University of Birmingham makes splash at Hay

Description
Literature festival invites academics to speak on the art of political rhetoric, storytelling, 19th century literature and wetland archaeology.
Date:
Wednesday 5 June 2019
Gulp! to make a splash with national tour thanks to Arts Council England funding

Gulp! to make a splash with national tour thanks to Arts Council England funding

Description
Grant awarded to Drama's Dr Adam Ledger will support new show that encourages its audience to engage with crucial environmental issues.
Date:
Monday 3 June 2019
Study shows US Founding Father may have contributed to a forgotten shipwreck narrative

Study shows US Founding Father may have contributed to a forgotten shipwreck narrative

Description
New research from the University of Birmingham suggests Benjamin Franklin, one of the Founding Fathers of the United States, could have contributed to a forgotten shipwreck narrative.
Date:
Thursday 30 May 2019
The Machinery shown at Sheffield festival

The Machinery shown at Sheffield festival

Description
Research from Dr Caroline Radcliffe that combines film, audio and digital performance to explore the dehumanisation and alienation of the industrial worker shown at the opening night of Algomech.
Date:
Thursday 30 May 2019
Wounded Sentimentalism: The Literature of Uplift

Wounded Sentimentalism: The Literature of Uplift

Description
Professor David James delivered his inaugural lecture at the University of Birmingham.
Date:
Tuesday 21 May 2019
Pioneering Victorian alumna's grave restored and unveiled in Birmingham

Pioneering Victorian alumna's grave restored and unveiled in Birmingham

Description
Report from the rededication ceremony.
Date:
Tuesday 14 May 2019
Listening to Modernism

Listening to Modernism

Description
Report and audio recording of Professor Anna Snaith's Centre for Modernist Cultures annual lecture.
Date:
Wednesday 8 May 2019
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