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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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Autumn in the School of Arts

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

Our research

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

Arts Week 2014

It's all over for another year, but we've captured what we could with podcasts and blogs...

Evening study

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

Get a Place at Birkbeck

Not sure where to start? We can help you choose, apply and prepare for your university course

Double Booker Prize winner Hilary Mantel visits Birkbeck

Students and alumni heard about her novel Bring Up the Bodies

Live webstream: Hilary Mantel talks about her prize-winning fiction

The thoughts of the double Man Booker-winning novelist will be streamed live on 15 December

Creative Writing alumni success

MA Creative Writing alumni achieve publishing success.

04 February 2015 - 16:00: Open Evening

12 May 2015 - 16:00: Open Evening

25 June 2015 - 16:00: Open Evening

09 September 2015 - 16:00: Open Evening