News from the School of English, Drama and Creative Studies

The scientific brotherhood: Pre-Raphaelite art put under the microscope

The scientific brotherhood: Pre-Raphaelite art put under the microscope

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The Art Newspaper reviews the latest book by Professor John Holmes
Date:
Wednesday 14 August 2019
Dr Matteo Fuoli to give plenary at international conference on Languaging Diversity

Dr Matteo Fuoli to give plenary at international conference on Languaging Diversity

Description
Birmingham corpus linguist will speak about 'How persuasive is persuasive discourse? Using experimental methods to assess reader response empirically'.
Date:
Thursday 8 August 2019
Shakespeare Professor elected Fellow of the British Academy

Shakespeare Professor elected Fellow of the British Academy

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Professor Tiffany Stern, a Fellow of the Shakespeare Institute, has been elected as a Fellow of the British Academy, in recognition of her research in Shakespeare and early modern drama.
Date:
Wednesday 31 July 2019
Finding new ways to help deaf young people access Shakespeare

Finding new ways to help deaf young people access Shakespeare

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The RSC and the University of Birmingham have been exploring how rehearsal room techniques can help deaf young people understand and enjoy Shakespeare.
Date:
Monday 22 July 2019
Michael Dobson in Russia

Michael Dobson in Russia

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A visit to St Tikhon's Orthodox University.
Date:
Tuesday 16 July 2019
Shakespeare and Creativity MA students performed two new plays at The Other Place

Shakespeare and Creativity MA students performed two new plays at The Other Place

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As part of their Shakespeare and Creativity MA, students from the University of Birmingham have presented two new plays in response to Shakespeare at The Other Place.
Date:
Thursday 11 July 2019
'How to write a female villain' creative writing competition winners visit campus

'How to write a female villain' creative writing competition winners visit campus

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The three winners of the ´╗┐GLARE competition visited campus today, where Pro-Vice Chancellor Professor Michael Whitby, presented them with a certificate and a set of signed books by author Robin Stevens.
Date:
Friday 5 July 2019
Module Focus: Shakespeare in Asia

Module Focus: Shakespeare in Asia

Description
Students studying on our Shakespeare Institute distance learning programmes have the unique opportunity to study the performance of Shakespeare in Asia.
Date:
Friday 5 July 2019
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