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Department of English and Humanities, Birkbeck, University of London

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Opening the door to the Humanities

Dr Martin Eve explains the significance of the Open Library of the Humanities, launching this week.

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

New Peltz Gallery exhibition

Positive Living: Art and AIDS in South Africa focuses on the struggle for self-representation by those affected by the virus during the worst period of AIDS denialism under former President Thabo Mbeki from 1999 to 2003.

Author Ali Smith delights with visit to Birkbeck

Man Booker Prize-nominee Ali Smith, author of acclaimed novel How to be Both, has visited Birkbeck to talk about her life, career and the art of writing.

Fully funded creative writing scholarship launched at Birkbeck

Award-winning writer bestows scholarship funding for budding writer from disadvantaged background

New publication: Sexology and Translation

Heike Bauer, Senior Lecturer in English Literature and Gender Studies, has edited a groundbreaking collection of essays looking at sexology and modernity as they emerged together in different contexts.