Thursday 13 October 2016 - Book to the Future

Events

Writer's Block: Friend or Foe

Writer's Block: Friend or Foe
Date
13/10/2016 (11:00-12:00)
Description
In this session, led by writer and University of Birmingham lecturer Dr Gulara Vincent, you will have a chance to get to know your writer's block more intimately.

Literary Visualisations

Literary Visualisations
Date
13/10/2016 (11:30-13:00)
Description
In a first for Book to the Future, this exciting event will screen student films from the 2015-16 academic year.

Law in the Time of Cholera: Resolving the Dispute between Haiti and the United Nations

Law in the Time of Cholera: Resolving the Dispute between Haiti and the United Nations
Date
13/10/2016 (12:00-13:00)
Description
Dr Rosa Freedman, Senior Lecturer in the Birmingham Law School, will reprise her popular talk from this year's Hay Festival exclusively for Book to the Future.

Professor Alice Roberts: The genius of Vesalius

Professor Alice Roberts: The genius of Vesalius
Date
13/10/2016 (13:00-14:00)
Description
Join anatomist, author, broadcaster and the University of Birmingham's Professor of Public Engagement in Science, Alice Roberts, to celebrate the opening of the new University Library's Inspiring Knowledge exhibition.

This talk will make you productive

This talk will make you productive
Date
13/10/2016 (14:00-15:00)
Description
Join alumna, freelance journalist, editor and author, Jo Usmar for this light-hearted look at making the most of your time.

How to freelance in the creative industries

How to freelance in the creative industries
Date
13/10/2016 (16:00-17:00)
Description
Join alumna Liz Seabrook, photographer and lifestyle editor at Oh Comely magazine, as she shares her experience of working in creative industries and tips for pursuing freelance careers in the media.

A love affair to Birmingham

A love affair to Birmingham
Date
13/10/2016 (16:30-17:30)
Description
Book to the Future is delighted to present alumna and author Clare Morrall, whose first novel Astonishing Splashes of Colour was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize.

Anne Frank: Life, Diary, Legacy

Anne Frank: Life, Diary, Legacy
Date
13/10/2016 (17:00-18:00)
Description
History alumna Jemma Saunders will talk about her biography of Anne Frank and the relevance of Anne's story in the 21st Century.

Ben Norris – poetry and spoken word performance

Ben Norris – poetry and spoken word performance
Date
13/10/2016 (17:30-18:30)
Description
Spoken-word performance from UK All-Star Poetry Slam champion Ben Norris!

How to self-publish and market your book

How to self-publish and market your book
Date
13/10/2016 (18:30-19:30)
Description
Find out how to market your book with local authors and alumni Katharine D'Souza and Simon Fairbanks.