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15 May – 25 July: Mr A Moves in Mysterious Ways

Selected Artists from the Adamson Collection  in our Peltz Gallery

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Find out what our academic staff are reading, watching, thinking about.

Our research

Find out about some of the research projects undertaken by academics in the department

Dorothy Beckford Scholarship awarded to English student Julia Okuboyejo

This prize is a bequest made by Dorothy Beckford, a former Birkbeck student who worked as an Adult Education Organiser, from a total donation of £50,000. The scholarship will pay for Okuboyejo’s fees for the next academic year.

Poet Matt Martin awarded the Stuart Hall PhD Scholarship at Birkbeck

The Stuart Hall PhD Scholarship at Birkbeck has been awarded to Matt Martin, who will begin his PhD studies at the Department of English and Humanities and Birkbeck Contemporary Poetics Research Centre later this year. Matt’s project will be entitled Nation Language Poetry as Political Resistance in the Caribbean and the UK.

Birkbeck graduates shine during spring 2017 Graduation Week

Nearly a thousand graduates will celebrate achieving a qualification