University of Warwick academic awarded funding from The British Academy/Wolfson Fellowships Awards
The British Academy/Wolfson Fellowships Awards will be providing funding to Dr James Poskett, Associate Professor in the History of Science and Technology at the University of Warwick.
Faculty of Arts Building awarded West Midlands Building of the Year
The University of Warwick’s new Faculty of Arts building was named the West Midlands Building of the Year at the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) West Midlands regional awards last night.
Silence speaks a thousand words
Researchers at the University of Warwick are working with a professional storyteller to bring a 13th century story about nonbinary gender identity to new audiences.
Rules of engagement: the five of rules of love in Regency England
More than just late-night escapism and bingeworthy TV, period dramas encourage fascination and intrigue into fact vs fiction. The likes of Bridgerton, and its upcoming prequel highlights that for would be lovers in Georgian England, rules of engagement were a far cry from dating apps and romantic love in the modern world.
New book centres the contribution of British Black and Asian actors to Shakespeare in the theatre
The contribution of British Black and Asian actors to Shakespearean theatre in the UK is celebrated in a new book by Warwick researcher Dr Jami Rogers. Starting with the pioneering residency of the US actor Ira Aldridge in Coventry in 1828, Rogers sets out to trace the history of those performers of colour who followed Aldridge onto UK stages and whose contributions to British Shakespeare have largely gone unacknowledged.