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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‘Excavating Media: Devices, Processes, Apparatuses’, Faculty of English, 30 June-1 July

Excavating Media: Devices, Processes, Apparatuses An interdisciplinary conference addressing new approaches to media theory and history.Venue: Faculty of English, University of CambridgeDates: 30th June – 1st July 2017Media often escape articulation, even as they shape articulation itself. Today, we increasingly express ourselves through and within digital media, yet our critical vocabulary for these devices, their processes, and the apparatuses in which they are […]

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Dr Robert Macfarlane Collaborates On Feature Film

Dr Robert Macfarlane has written the script for Mountain, a film which explores the powerful force that mountains hold over the imagination of so many.  Mountain is directed by Jennifer Peedom.  Voiced by Willem Dafoe, it features a score performed by the Australian Chamber Orchestra.   The World Premiere takes place at the Sydney Opera […]

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Teaching Associates for Creative Writing, University of Cambridge Institute of Continuing Education

Teaching Associates for Creative Writing (3x roles Part Time 0.5 fte, Fixed Term) Salary: £29,301-£38,183 pro rata Reference: EA12428 Closing date: Sunday 09 July 2017 The University of Cambridge Institute of Continuing Education is seeking to appoint three Teaching Associates to contribute to its flourishing and rapidly developing portfolio of award-bearing and short course creative […]

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Dr Leo Mellor Invited to Give Paper at (Un)Civil War?, June 2017

Dr Leo Mellor has been invited to give a paper on June 17th at (Un)Civil War?, a two-day colloquium at the University of  St Andrews. (Un)Civil War? will examine conflicts of the 20th and 21st centuries in order to question perceptions of civility, violence, commemoration and human rights during war and ‘peace’. https://uncivilwarcolloquium.wordpress.com/ https://uncivilwarcolloquium.wordpress.com/2017/04/26/doctor-leo-mellor/  

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Poetry Reading in the Judith E. Wilson Drama Studio: 12 June 2017, 7pm

Hosted by Sophie Seita Readers: Caspar Heinemann, Luke McMullan, and Wendy Lotterman Caspar Heinemann is an artist, writer and poet based in Berlin. They are interested in queer mysticism, critical eco-poetics, and countercultural aesthetics. Recent events include readings at the Serpentine Miracle Marathon, Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow, and Basis voor Aktuele Kunst, Utrecht. They have […]

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