Isaac Newton – Ann Johnston Research Fellowship in the Humanities at Clare Hall

The Governing Body of Clare Hall invites applications for election to a Research Fellowship, co-funded by the Newton Trust, for a period of three years from 1 October 2015. The Fellowship is open to graduates working in any field in the Humanities. The Research Fellowship is primarily intended to provide opportunities for scholars at an […]

Harper-Wood Studentship for English Poetry and Literature

St John’s College invites applications for the Harper-Wood Studentship for English Poetry and Literature. The purpose of the Studentship is to encourage a project of creative writing by making it possible for the holder to engage in relevant, project-related travel and study. The Studentship is intended to encourage creative writers in the earlier stage of […]

Middle English Graduate Seminars

4.45 – 5.15pm on alternate Wednesdays, English Faculty Board Room 21 January: Alastair Bennett (RHUL), ‘”Vox in choro, mens in foro”: distracted prayer and divided selves in some medieval rules for living and Piers Plowman’ 4 February: Jorie Woods (Texas at Austin), ‘Classical Emotions in the Medieval Classroom’ 18 February: Katie Walter (Sussex), ‘Reginald Pecock’s […]

Benson Gallery Exhibit: Classical Hollywood, 1930 – 1950

Lent term sees the launch of a new ‘section B’ for Part 2 Paper 18: ‘Classical Hollywood 1930 – 1950: Genre and Style’. Marking the occasion, the Benson Gallery in the Faculty Library has put on an exhibition about some of the key films and stars of the period. The Benson Gallery is located on […]

Digging Deeper: Making Manuscripts

ABOUT THIS COURSE Digging Deeper: Making Manuscripts introduces you to the study of early text technologies, focusing principally on the medieval book, but covering other textual objects, too, such as scrolls and diplomata. The Digging Deeper team of scholars from Stanford and Cambridge reveals how to investigate manuscripts within repository settings and through online resources, what to look […]

Furies Anthology Launch – Readings, performance, debate, Q&A

FURIES You are invited to an evening of ferociously new women’s poetry from the Furies anthology (forbookssake), performance, transcultural interdisciplinary debate with Q&A,  practical self-defence, and chocolate. With Eve Lacey, Rebecca Goss, Sarah Marks, Sophie Mayer, Vahni Capildeo. Friday 5 December 19.30 – 21.30 Judith E. Wilson Drama Studio Faculty of English 9 West Road […]