News from the School of English, Drama and Creative Studies

Why do we like Christmas adverts so much?

Why do we like Christmas adverts so much?

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Figurative Tropes in the Excitable Edgar Video. The EMMA project team write for the Birmingham Perspective
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Friday 6 December 2019

The first great Shakespeare Library - A forgotten Birmingham story

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Listen to Shakespeare Institute's Professor Ewan Fernie discussing how the first great Shakespearean was in Birmingham
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Thursday 5 December 2019
Dismantling Stories for National Novel Writing Month

Dismantling Stories for National Novel Writing Month

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Professor Michaela Mahlberg and, best-selling author, Dr Ruth Gilligan teamed up to share their expertise and insights on novel writing.
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Monday 2 December 2019
Blue Plaque unveiled in honour of Hollywood actress

Blue Plaque unveiled in honour of Hollywood actress

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The University of Birmingham has commemorated one of its most distinguished graduates, the actor and humanitarian, Madeleine Carroll, through the unveiling of a new commemorative Blue Plaque.
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Thursday 21 November 2019
Shakespeare in China

Shakespeare in China

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Professor Michael Dobson reports from a recent visit.
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Tuesday 19 November 2019
Working with Shakespeare on stage and screen

Working with Shakespeare on stage and screen

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Professor Emeritus Russell Jackson in conversation with Michael Dobson, on the stories behind some of the draft shooting scripts, photographs of set designs, hand-annotated rehearsal texts of Shakespeare.
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Monday 18 November 2019
What is a 21st Century city system for culture?

What is a 21st Century city system for culture?

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Professor Gary Topp's inaugural lecture.
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Friday 15 November 2019
George Orwell and 'The Ministry of Truth'

George Orwell and 'The Ministry of Truth'

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Dorian Lynskey in conversation.
Date:
Friday 15 November 2019
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