News in the College of Arts and Law

Latest news stories drawn from the Schools and Departments of the College of Arts and Law.

Successful launch of the Shakespeare Beyond Borders Alliance

Successful launch of the Shakespeare Beyond Borders Alliance

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Shakespeare Beyond Borders Alliance is a global network established by the Shakespeare Institute with the aim of uniting those working with Shakespeare from around the world and from across the social spectrum.
Date:
Tuesday 15 June 2021
Streets ahead - for now

Streets ahead - for now

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Matt Cole on the re-election of Andy Street for the Birmingham Perspective
Date:
Monday 14 June 2021
Professor Jeanette Littlemore awarded prestigious Fellowship of the Academy of Social Sciences

Professor Jeanette Littlemore awarded prestigious Fellowship of the Academy of Social Sciences

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Professor Jeanette Littlemore discusses how Jonathan Van Tam and others use metaphors when talking about the Covid-19 Pandemic, and why it works.
Date:
Monday 14 June 2021
Church of the Holy Sepulchre's mysterious 'graffiti' crosses may not be what they seem

Church of the Holy Sepulchre's mysterious 'graffiti' crosses may not be what they seem

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William Purkiss spoke to Live Science about how the Church of the Holy Sepulchre's mysterious 'graffiti' crosses may not be what they seem.
Date:
Monday 14 June 2021

Lost in the storm: arts venues re-open too late for some migrant artists

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Sara Jones and Kinga Goodwin reflect on how arts venues reopening might be too late for the central and eastern European artists leaving the UK due to xeno-racism, Brexit and the Coronavirus, in the Byline Times
Date:
Monday 14 June 2021
How the 'Roaring Twenties' myth obscures the making of modern Britain

How the 'Roaring Twenties' myth obscures the making of modern Britain

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Professor Matt Houlbrook wrote for History Extra on the 'myths' surrounding the roaring twenties
Date:
Monday 14 June 2021

Affect, Empathy, the Body

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Online symposium exploring some of the ways in which key concepts of affect, empathy, and the body shape the work being carried out by, between, and on the borders of humanities and mental health research.
Date:
Monday 14 June 2021
Modern Languages PhD focus: Online language learning before and after COVID-19

Modern Languages PhD focus: Online language learning before and after COVID-19

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Distance Learning PhD student Simona Scanni introduces her research on online language learning before and after COVID-19.
Date:
Thursday 10 June 2021
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