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 […]

BBC Radio 4 Open Book

On Sunday 23 November, Dr Sarah Dillon will present the first episode in her new mini series for BBC Radio 4’s literature programme, Open Book: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b006qp6p. Called Close Reading, the mini series shows off what Cambridge English does best. Sarah will be guiding listeners through short passages of prose to explore the magic of how […]

Leverhulme Early Career Fellowships 2015

This notice provides information for those wishing to apply for a Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship at the Faculty of English or the Department of Anglo-Saxon, Norse and Celtic.  Matching funding for the Scheme at Cambridge is provided by the Isaac Newton Trust, and there is a pre-selection competition which takes place in advance of the […]

Poetry at The Scott Polar Research Institute – Reading and Discussion

Drew Milne, Redell Olsen and Rod Mengham are three of eight poets involved in an exhibition at the Scott Polar Museum in Cambridge. Their poems appear on cases in the museum in dialogue with objects on display. The exhibition is on until 20th December, and there’s a reading and discussion event on Tuesday 4 November, […]

Poetry, Memory and Performance – Exploring memorisation, performance and the embodied knowledge of poetry.

Poetry, Memory and Performance 23rd – 24th March 2015 Homerton College University of Cambridge Keynote speakers: Catherine Robson Iain McGilchrist This interdisciplinary conference will bring together researchers, educationalists, poets and performers with the aim of opening dialogue about the place and value of memorisation and recitation. The conference follows on from the Poetry By Heart […]

CUSU Teaching Excellence Awards

Congratulations to two members of our Faculty!  Dr Alex da Costa was a Winner and Dr Sarah Haggarty received a Special Mention in the Lecturer category of the recent CUSU Teaching Excellence Awards (TEA).  These awards were inaugurated this year to celebrate excellent teaching and student engagement. Students were given the opportunity to nominate lecturers, supervisors, administrators and other staff whom […]

College Teaching Officer in English – Gonville & Caius

One-Year Fixed Term Career Development Post Gonville and Caius College (University of Cambridge) seeks to appoint a one-year fixed-term career development CTO (College Teaching Officer) in English from 1st September 2014 to replace Dr Deborah Bowman, who has been awarded a Newton Trust Research Leave Sabbatical. Caius is seeking an individual who could teach any […]