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Peltz Gallery Exhibition 5 - 23 September 2016: ABSORB

Working with the notion of permanence and impermanence, instability and uncertainty, photographs, films and books of the rivers of Argentina become an allegory for the passage of time.

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

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

Birkbeck academics included in list of greatest feminist thinkers

Professors Mulvey and Warner are the only two living British women included in book

Birkbeck research uncovers publishing problems in popular contemporary fiction

Research reveals and explains extensive differences between UK and US versions of David Mitchell’s 2004 novel, Cloud Atlas

Birkbeck student uses experience of cancer to develop show for Edinburgh Festival

Theatre and Drama student Karen Hobbs was diagnosed with cancer during her studies, and used the experience to develop a show for the Edinburgh Fringe

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