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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University Lectureship in Literature and Visual Culture

University Lecturer in Literature and Visual Culture The Faculty of English wishes to appoint to a University Lectureship in Literature and Visual Culture from 1 September 2017. Applicants should have critical and research interests in Literature and Visual Culture and one or more of the following areas: medieval studies, digital scholarship, material texts. DEPARTMENT/LOCATION: Faculty […]

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Literature Cambridge Presents Literature Study Days At Stapleford Granary

Literature Cambridge presents Literature Study Days at Stapleford Granary. Lectures by Cambridge academics, open to the public. Booking essential. Saturday 25 February – Alice in Space. Gillian Beer and Zoe Jaques Bookings: https://staplefordgranary.org.uk/whats-on/lcaas17-alice-in-space.aspx Saturday 18 March – Tragedy: Past and Present. Jennifer Wallace, Adrian Poole, Alison Hennegan Bookings: https://staplefordgranary.org.uk/whats-on/lctd16-tragedy,-past-and-present.aspx Saturday 29 April – Reading Pride […]

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Dr Ewan Jones Organises Colloquium, ‘The Digital Archive Today’, 6 March 2017 – Registration Now Open

What possibilities and challenges does the digital age pose for the cultural archive? How do the portals through which we approach the text (tags, hyperlinks, indexes) change the nature of what we access? How can computational technologies not merely represent, but also remediate, large corpora or datasets. How might current and prospective projects distinguish themselves […]

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Dr Laura Wright Organises Workshop – The Emergence of Standard English in Multilingual Britain, c.1300-1800, April 2017

The Emergence of Standard English in Multilingual Britain, c.1300-1800 A Multilingualism: Empowering Individuals, Transforming Societies (MEITS) Workshop Thursday 20 April 2017 (08:30am – 6:30pm) and Friday 21 April 2017 (9:00am – 2:30pm) Venue: Room GR06/07 Faculty of English, University of Cambridge, 9 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DP Organiser: Dr Laura Wright, Reader in English Language at […]

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Professor David Trotter Gives Churchill Lecture, University of Bristol, February 2017

Professor David Trotter gives the Churchill Lecture at the University of Bristol on 9 February 2017, 5pm-6.45pm, LT2 (11 Woodland Road).  The title of the lecture is ‘Literary Lightning: Modernism and Media Theory’. http://www.bristol.ac.uk/arts/events/2017/february/churchill-lecture.html This lecture will propose lightning as a figure for modernism’s understanding of the electromagnetic frequency domain disclosed by contemporary advances in […]

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