News from the School of English, Drama and Creative Studies

Award-winning doctoral researcher Rowan Mackenzie of the Shakespeare Institute responds to Coronavirus crisis in prisons

Award-winning doctoral researcher Rowan Mackenzie of the Shakespeare Institute responds to Coronavirus crisis in prisons

Description
Over twenty prisons now using materials prepared by Shakespeare Institute scholar to support inmates during the crisis.
Date:
Friday 3 April 2020
European Research Council backs research into anti-slavery in Africa and sign languages

European Research Council backs research into anti-slavery in Africa and sign languages

Description
Two researchers from the College of Arts and Law at the University of Birmingham have been awarded ERC Advanced Grants as part of €450 million (£400 million) funding for Europe's long-term frontier research.
Date:
Tuesday 31 March 2020
Student film nominated for Learning on Screen Award

Student film nominated for Learning on Screen Award

Description
The Department of Film & Creative Writing is delighted to announce that Smoking Kills, a short film by Jacob Gates Orgill, has been nominated for a Learning on Screen Award in the Student Postgraduate category.
Date:
Monday 9 March 2020
In Conversation with Dame Judi Dench and Professor Sir Stanley Wells CBE

In Conversation with Dame Judi Dench and Professor Sir Stanley Wells CBE

Description
Dame Judi Dench was interviewed by Professor Sir Stanley Wells at the annual London Shakespeare Lecture held in his honour.
Date:
Friday 6 March 2020
'Soot', Dan Vyleta

'Soot', Dan Vyleta

Description
Follow-up novel to national bestseller 'Smoke' published.
Date:
Thursday 5 March 2020
Live Art for the Green Heart #3 - Illumination

Live Art for the Green Heart #3 - Illumination

Description
Undergraduate students join live artist Aleks Wojtulevic for a performance workshop.
Date:
Thursday 27 February 2020
Deadpool Shakespeare and Klingon Hamlet

Deadpool Shakespeare and Klingon Hamlet

Description
Undergraduate English trip to Stratford-upon-Avon.
Date:
Tuesday 25 February 2020
Dr Akira Murakami to launch a new project on research trends in second language acquisition

Dr Akira Murakami to launch a new project on research trends in second language acquisition

Description
Dr Murakami has received a Language Learning Early Career Research Grant for a new project on the quantitative examination of research trends in second language acquisition.
Date:
Friday 21 February 2020
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