English Faculty News

The Faculty of English at Cambridge has a diverse and lively research
culture. 
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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Payton Danner awarded a Fulbright scholarship, 2018-2019

Payton Danner, a candidate for an MPhil in Modern and Contemporary Literature, has won a Fulbright scholarship. Fully funded and selected by the U.S. Department of State and Austrian Fulbright Commission, Payton Danner will work in Vienna as a guest researcher at the Institut für Germanistik of the University of Vienna, along with teaching English […]

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Dr Sophie Seita invited to speak at an evening on ‘Multilingual Writing, Multilingual Translation’ at the British Library, 16 April 2018

British Library translator-in-residence Jen Calleja discusses multilingual writing and multilingual translation with Sophie Seita (translator of Uljana Wolf) and Maltese poet and translator Antoine Cassar. Monday 16 April 2018, 19.15-20.30, Knowledge Centre, The British Library https://www.bl.uk/events/multilingual-writing-multilingual-translation  

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‘Attention and Distraction’: Cambridge University’s annual student-organised graduate conference on literature before 1750, Friday, 20 April (13:00-19:00), at CU Faculty of English (GR 06/07)

‘Attention and Distraction’: Cambridge University’s annual student-organised graduate conference on literature before 1750 Friday, 20 April (13:00-19:00), at CU Faculty of English (GR 06/07) For pre-modern readers, what did it mean to ‘attend’ (or fail to attend) to a text? What is the role of boredom and distraction in the reading process? How do we […]

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