College Lecturer in English (1 Year Fixed Term), Robinson College

Robinson College seeks to appoint a College Lecturer in English (0.66 FTE) from 1 October 2016 or as soon as possible thereafter.  The appointment is for one year (fixed term) and will be made at 0.66 full-time equivalent (FTE).  The post is designed to provide temporary teaching cover in English and the College Lecturer will […]

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Call for Papers: ‘Ear Pieces: Listening, Diagnosing, Writing’, Faculty of English, December 2016

Ear Pieces: Listening, Diagnosing, Writing Faculty of English Cambridge, 16-17 December 2016   Keynote Speakers Carolyn Abbate (Harvard University) Steven Connor (University of Cambridge) Lennard J. Davis (University of Illinois at Chicago) Mara Mills (New York University)   Organiser: Edward Allen (University of Cambridge)   Call for Papers Ear Pieces is a new interdisciplinary venture, […]

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Clare Walker-Gore Discusses George Eliot on Radio 3, 2 August 2016

New Generation Thinker Clare Walker-Gore and novelist Patricia Duncker discuss George Eliot, Eliot’s travels in 19th-century Germany and the music she refers to in her novels and diaries as part of Proms Extra.  The conversation takes place at 17.45 on 2 August 2016 at Imperial College, London, and will be broadcast on Radio 3 that […]

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‘Poems and Ballads’ at 150 – A University Library Exhibition Curated by Laura Kilbride and Clive Simmonds, July 2016

Laura Kilbride and Clive Simmonds curate an exhibtion at the University Library to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the publication of Swinburne’s Poems and Ballads.  This exhibition is in the Library’s North Front Corridor between 20 July and 13 August and accompanies the conference celebrating 150 years of Poems and Ballads held at St John’s […]

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Laura Kilbride, Orla Polten and Alex Wong Organise ‘Poems and Ballads’ 150th Anniversary Conference, July 2016

Laura Kilbride, Orla Polten and Alex Wong organise an international conference to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the publication of Algernon Charles Swinburne’s seminal collection, the Poems and Ballads of 1866.  The  conference takes place at St John’s College, Cambridge, 29-30 July 2016. By focusing on Swinburne’s most notorious work, the aim of the conference […]

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Jessica Lim Co-ordinates Conference on Children’s Literature, September 2016

Jessica Lim co-ordinates a one-day conference on children’s literature, to be held on 16 September 2016 at Lucy Cavendish College. It has an interdisciplinary focus and its theme is ‘Discovering the Child’s Voice’, with an aim to understand different methodologies that can be used in the study of children’s literature. A continuing concern within children’s […]

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Jessica Lim awarded a 2016 BSECS Bursary

Jessica Lim is awarded a Bursary by BSECS to attend its Postgraduate and Early-Career Conference in Barcelona in late June/early July 2016 at Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. The British Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (BSECS)  annual postgraduate and early-career scholars’ conference provides a forum for researchers working on all aspects of the history, literature and culture […]

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