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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.

Thu 25 May 2023, 14:41 | Tags: Faculty of Arts, Academic staff, British Academy, History

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.

Wed 19 Apr 2023, 11:42 | Tags: Faculty of Arts, Television, History, Arts

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.

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