The University of Birmingham hosted the European Second Language Association conference (EuroSLA32) from 30th August to the 2nd of September.
Birmingham’s First Folio’s tour as part of the ‘Everything to Everybody’ Project culminates in a day of Shakespearean celebration at Bullring & Grand Central.
Andy Street met with the latest students of the Drama and Scripted TV Bootcamp on a visit to University of Birmingham’s Selly Oak campus this week.
The renowned fantasy author J. R. R. Tolkien died fifty years ago on 2 September 1973. Tolkien described Worcestershire as ‘in an indefinable way “home" to me.'
Stratford Literary Festival are delighted to announce that the University will become the Festival’s Education Partner from September.
On 4 July, Sasha Piperski and Natalie Finlayson represented the RC21 team at the Twelfth International Corpus Linguistics Conference at Lancaster University
Soul City Arts and the University of Birmingham’s Culture Forward initiative is thrilled to announce the unveiling of an arts installation entitled 'NOMAD.'
Students Mary (BA English with Shakespeare Studies) and Vanessa (BA Drama and English) share their experiences of the Stratford Residential study trip.
Dr Catherine Lester comments on the film adaptation of Watership Down being reclassified from U to PG by the BBFC after 45 years.
University of Birmingham Professor Lyndsey Stonebridge has been elected a Fellow of the British Academy.
Signing Shakespeare project providing support to deliver compulsory teaching on the Bard in accessible way for deaf young people
The English Language and Linguistics postgraduate summer school took place earlier this month and featured a packed schedule of insightful sessions
A project commissioned to coincide with the centenary of the discovery of the tomb of Tutankhamun in 1922.
On 28th June, B-Film (the Birmingham Centre for Film and Television Studies) hosted its inaugural Creative Practice Colloquium.
The university’s Shakespeare Institute has this summer extended its collaboration not just with the Royal Shakespeare Company but with the State.
Kate Armstrong, an MA student in the Department of English Language and Linguistics, has won a commendation for her dissertation from the British Council.
Last week, Dr Nathan Waddell hosted a conference to create space for critical thinking on how Lewis’s filibustering was anchored in various material contexts.
A new multidisciplinary project will expand public understanding and engagement with the work of the celebrated cultural theorist, Professor Stuart Hall.
We are very proud to announce that Kate Armstrong, one of our distance MA students, has won a commendation for her dissertation from the British Council.
The University welcomed academics and cultural partners for a two-day interdisciplinary conference last week on Noël Coward: Past, Present and Future.
In partnership with the ‘Everything to Everybody’ Project the Punjabi bus will share South Asian material from Birmingham’s Shakespeare Collection.
Last week, the University welcomed almost one hundred international scholars onto campus for the ‘Authenticity and Adaptation’ conference.
During Pride Month, we chatted with Will Jackson (BA Drama and Theatre Arts, 2017)
Hi, I’m Vanessa and I’m a second year Drama and English student from London.
Hi, I’m Elvira, a second-year English and Creative Writing student from Lincolnshire.