Max Porter – Grief is the Thing with Feathers

Event Date: 18 May 2016 Room B04 Birkbeck School of Arts Birkbeck University of London 43 Gordon Square London WC1H 0PD The Birkbeck School of Arts presents: Birkbeck Arts Week 2016 Max Porter: Grief is the Thing with Feathers Max Porter’s debut novel, Grief is the Thing With Feathers (Faber, 2015) tells the story of a family torn apart by …

Editing Tudor Literature

                                                                              Event Date: 10 – 11 May 2014 Percy Building, G.10, Newcastle University Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear NE1 7RU Editing Tudor Literature …

BA Taster: English, Humanities, Theatre Studies, or Creative Writing

Event Date: 14 May 2012 Birkbeck College Room 415, Malet Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E7HX Birkbeck Arts Week Department of English and Humanities Are you interested in taking an undergraduate degree in English, Humanities, Theatre Studies, or Creative Writing? Then come to this taster evening, run by the Department of English and Humanities at Birkbeck, University of London, to hear brief …

Alain de Botton: The Pleasures and Sorrows of Work

21 March 2009 – (HARC) – We spend much of our lives at work, but surprisingly little gets written about what makes work both one of the most exciting and most painful of all our activities. Alain de Botton comes to the Runnymede Literary Festival to present his new, ninth book, The Pleasures and Sorrows of Work.

Ewan Fernie and Simon Palfrey – Dunsinane

21 March 2009 – (HARC) – Ewan Fernie and Simon Palfrey are two of the world’s leading young Shakespeare scholars – with six books and a series of brand-new original ‘minigraphs’ (Shakespeare Now!) behind them. Now they have broken with conventional literary criticism and created Dunsinane – a sequel to the Scottish play that sees the porter’s three sons each relive the temptation and terror of Macbeth.