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Department of English and Humanities, Birkbeck, University of London

Welcome to Birkbeck

Department of English and Humanities


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Student research bursaries and funding

The School of Arts is offering up to 12 fully funded Birkbeck Postgraduate Research Scholarships

Spring in the School of Arts

Conferences, workshops, open evenings and free exhibitions - see what's on this spring.

Our research

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

Evening study

We offer courses in literature, creative writing, theatre studies, humanities and more...

Digital Humanities Award

The School of Arts offers a research studentship for a Ph.D. candidate in digital humanities to take the form of a fee waiver and stipend across the School, for an outstanding candidate.

2014: A very successful year for Birkbeck writers

Seven alumni of the MA Creative Writing secured publishing deals

Professor Marina Warner recognised in New Year Honours List

Birkbeck Professor awarded DBE for services to higher education and literary scholarship

04 February 2015 - 16:00: Open Evening

13 February 2015 - 18:00: London Renaissance Seminar Book Discussion

21 March 2015 - 09:45: Postpolitics and Neoliberalism

12 May 2015 - 16:00: Open Evening