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Department of English and Humanities, Birkbeck, University of London

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Department of English and Humanities


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Summer in the School of Arts

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

New exhibition

We are delighted to present Passing Encounters: Recent Photographs by Christopher Jonas at the Peltz Gallery

Postgraduate Support Scheme for final-year Birkbeck undergraduates (full-time)

We are pleased to announce that, for October 2015 entry, Birkbeck has a limited number of new £10,000 postgraduate scholarships

Our research

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

English and Humanities student awarded a visiting fellowship

English and Humanities student Alexis Wolf has been awarded a visiting fellowship at Chawton House Library for 2015-16.

Birkbeck School of Arts celebrates top spot in the latest National Student Survey

Birkbeck’s School of Arts has been rated no.1 in the UK by students for their teaching

New BBC drama written by David Eldridge

The Scandalous Lady W, a BBC drama written by David Eldridge and starring Natalie Dormer, to be aired on BBC Two

09 September 2015 - 16:00: Open Evening

09 September 2015 - 18:00: MA Research Taster Evening: Genre

12 September 2015 - 11:00: Get Started Saturday - September 2015