News from the School of English, Drama and Creative Studies

Comparing notes about the state of Shakespearean scholarship and performance in Russia and in the UK before and during the current pandemic

Comparing notes about the state of Shakespearean scholarship and performance in Russia and in the UK before and during the current pandemic

Description
An online conference in collaboration with the Russian Shakespeare Centre.
Date:
Monday 23 November 2020
Young people across Birmingham invited to write about heroes

Young people across Birmingham invited to write about heroes

Description
The National Literacy Trust and the University of Birmingham are launching a story writing competition for students aged 9-14, inviting them to write about their heroes.
Date:
Thursday 12 November 2020
Teaching with Testimony across the Curriculum

Teaching with Testimony across the Curriculum

Description
Why teach Holocaust education across the curriculum? And what role can testimony play in such an approach? These questions were the subject of a CPD webinar organised by Professor Sara Jones in October 2020.
Date:
Tuesday 10 November 2020
US Election 2020: The Day and It's Aftermath

US Election 2020: The Day and It's Aftermath

Description
Michell Chresfield, Lecturer in US History on the ACS programme discussed the 2020 election and what comes next as part of the Belfast International Arts Festival.
Date:
Tuesday 10 November 2020
Report on 'Election 2020 - What Happens Next?'

Report on 'Election 2020 - What Happens Next?'

Description
The discussion featured a panelist of academics from across the university.
Date:
Friday 6 November 2020
Bringing the arts and science together: partnership with the Oxford University Museum of Natural History

Bringing the arts and science together: partnership with the Oxford University Museum of Natural History

Description
Professor John Holmes has been working closely with the Oxford University Museum of Natural History and international partners to bring the sciences, arts and humanities together in natural history museums.
Date:
Friday 23 October 2020

Digital teaching in higher education

Description
The Royal Shakespeare Company are working with students at the University of Birmingham on an online project, to help them continue their studies through the pandemic.
Date:
Thursday 22 October 2020
To strive for a world of justice" - Community, Internationalism, and the Campaign for Peace in Interwar Wales'

To strive for a world of justice" - Community, Internationalism, and the Campaign for Peace in Interwar Wales'

Description
Dr Emma West shares research on interwar peace movements.
Date:
Wednesday 21 October 2020
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