English Faculty News

The Faculty of English at Cambridge has a diverse and lively research
In these pages, amongst other Faculty news, you can find information about the Faculty’s research activities, including: book publications (academic, creative and trade books); keynote and public lectures; media appearances; prizes and funding awarded; organisation of major conferences, symposia and exhibitions; public engagement events, and more.

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Fellowship and College Lectureship in English at Trinity Hall

The College invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for the post of Fellow and College Teaching Officer in English.  The appointment will take effect from October 2017.  The successful candidate will have an expertise in any area of English literature covered by Parts I and II of the Tripos in Cambridge and will be expected […]

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Dr Sophie Seita Reads From Her Translations Of German Poet Uljana Wolf, Northeast Modern Language Association Conference, March 2017

Dr Sophie Seita, a Junior Research Fellow at Queens’, reads from her translations of the German poet Uljana Wolf for a Special Event at the Northeast Modern Language Association Conference (NeMLA) in Baltimore, MD, on 25 March 2017. Both writers will also lead a discussion on how the multilingual nature of Wolf’s work relates to migration […]

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Dr Robert Macfarlane Curates ‘The Word-Hoard: Love Letters To Our Land’ At Wordsworth House, March 2017

Guest-curated by Dr Robert Macfarlane, The Word-Hoard: Love letters to our land features some of the endangered words for landscape, weather and nature that he has collected, alongside images by his parents, Cumbrian-based photographers Rosamund and John Macfarlane. The exhibition is at Wordsworth House and Garden in Cockermouth and opens on Saturday 11 March. https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/wordsworth-house-and-garden/features/wild-words-at-wordsworth-house

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Fellowship and College Lectureship in English at Robinson College

Robinson College invites applications for a Fellowship and College Lectureship in English with effect from 1 September 2017 or as soon as possible thereafter. The appointment, which is tenable for five years in the first instance, is open to both men and women and is subject to the Statutes and Ordinances of the College. The […]

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Dr Jennifer Wallace’s Article “The Tragic Critic After 9/11” Published in PMLA, 131.5 (October 2016)

Dr Jennifer Wallace’s commissioned article for “The Changing Profession” section of PMLA, on tragedy, the Cambridge tragedy paper, and the literary critic’s wider engagement with the world, has just been published in the latest issue of PMLA. “The Tragic Critic after 9/11”: PMLA, 131.5 (October 2016), pp. 1495-1503. https://www.mla.org/Publications/Journals/PMLA

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