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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Claudia Tobin contributes to the exhibition ‘Virginia Woolf: An Exhibition Inspired by her Writings’, Tate St Ives, 10 February – 29 April 2018

Claudia Tobin has contributed to the exhibition ‘Virginia Woolf: An Exhibition Inspired by her Writings’, which has recently opened at Tate St Ives. The exhibition is led by Woolf’s writing, which will act as a prism through which to explore feminist perspectives on landscape, domesticity and identity in modern and contemporary art – with works […]

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Happy Valentine’s Day, star-crossed lovers…

As she prepares to begin work on a new introduction for the New Cambridge Shakespeare Romeo and Juliet, Dr Hester Lees-Jeffries is writing about Romeo and Juliet every day in 2018, line by line. So far she’s got to Act 1 Scene 3 – Romeo and Juliet haven’t actually met yet… You can read the […]

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Polyphonic Poetry: Katy Bohinc, Andrea Brady, Janice A. Lowe – Judith E. Wilson Drama Studio, Cambridge University, 7.30pm, 21 February 2018

Come hear these stellar poets perform at the Judith E. Wilson Drama Studio at Cambridge University, Faculty of English, 9 West Road, Cambridge, UK! KATY BOHINC is a poet and data scientist; an avant-garde publisher and a professional marketer; an activist, an astrologer and an innovator. She has three books of poetry: TRINITY STAR TRINITY […]

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‘Alas, Poor Yorick!’: A Sterne 250-Year Anniversary Conference, March 2018

In February 1768 Laurence Sterne – already famous for his provocative ‘Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman’ – published his second novel, ‘A Sentimental Journey through France and Italy’. A few weeks later, this clergyman-turned-author died. 2018 marks the 250-year anniversary of these momentous events, and provides an occasion to celebrate Sterne’s life, work, […]

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The Alchemical Landscape Research Seminar @ CRASSH, University of Cambridge, Lent 2018

The Alchemical Landscape Research Seminar continues at CRASSH. This term’s programme includes talks by artists, writers, academics and film-makers: Sarah Turner (University of Kent) Polyphonic Cinema 5pm 30 January 2018, Seminar Room SG2, Alison Richard Building Karl Bell (Portsmouth) Supernatural Cities: Urban Mindscapes and Academic Liminality 13 February 2018, Seminar Room SG2, Alison Richard Building […]

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