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Erin Sullivan made a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Association

Erin Sullivan made a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Association
Description
The fellowship recognizes her contributions to distance learning at the Shakespeare Institute and to her commitment to student-focused pedagogy in both the traditional, on-site classroom and the online one.
Date:
16/04/2018

Big Cat Agency announce collaboration with University of Birmingham to explore how audiences respond to advertising

Description
In an innovative and visionary collaboration, academics from the University of Birmingham are working with marketing communications agency Big Cat to explore the impact of figurative messages within advertising using state-of-the-art technologies.
Date:
12/04/2018

Emma West awarded prestigious British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship

Emma West awarded prestigious British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship
Description
The Fellowship has been awarded to Dr West for her postdoctoral project 'Revolutionary Red Tape: How State Bureaucracy Shaped British Modernism.'
Date:
10/04/2018

Modernist Podcast

Modernist Podcast
Description
Séan Richardson, a PhD student associated with the University of Birmingham through the Midlands Modernist Network has launched the Modernist Podcast. Each monthly episode features academic panelists from across the globe to discuss art, literature and culture in the early twentieth century.
Date:
29/03/2018

Wicked witches and evil queens: why children's books need more female villains

Description
In their Conversation article, Dr Anna Cermakova and Prof Michaela Mahlberg write about gender imbalance in children's literature – with examples from the ChiLit corpus.
Date:
28/03/2018

CLiC web app listed as a digital literary stylistics resource on the SIG_DLS Blog

CLiC web app listed as a digital literary stylistics resource on the SIG_DLS Blog
Description
The CLiC web app has been featured as a resource by the Digital Literary Stylistics Special Interest Group at the University of Basel's Digital Humanities Lab. Check out the guest post introducing CLiC on the accompanying SIG_DLS (Doing Digital Literary Stylistics) Blog.
Date:
28/03/2018

Looking for a guide to eye-tracking in applied linguistics? Well look no further.

Looking for a guide to eye-tracking in applied linguistics? Well look no further.
Description
Eye Tracking: A Guide for Applied Linguistics Research, co-authored by Gareth Carrol from the department of English Language and Applied Linguistics has just been released by Cambridge University Press.
Date:
26/03/2018

'Spring People': an evening of poetry exploring queerness through the spoken word

Description
Event report for Monday 19th March.
Date:
23/03/2018

Constructions in Applied Linguistics: Innovation and Application of Corpus-based Construction Grammar

Constructions in Applied Linguistics: Innovation and Application of Corpus-based Construction Grammar
Description
Dr Nicholas Groom, Professor Susan Hunston and Dr Florent Perek will be participating in the Colloquium 'Constructions in Applied Linguistics: Innovation and Application of Corpus-based Construction Grammar' at AAAL 2018, Chicago, Sunday 25 March 2018.
Date:
21/03/2018

'Fire At Sea' - Professor Richard Wilson

'Fire At Sea' - Professor Richard Wilson
Description
In the lead-up to Radical Mischief (20-21 July 2018) the TOP blog is hosting responses to the conference's nine provocations. Professor Wilson is the Sir Peter Hall Professor of Shakespeare Studies at Kingston University, London.
Date:
19/03/2018
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