Michael Plygawko Sullivan has been awarded a Visiting Fellowship at Harvard University for 2015-16. As Rodney G. Dennis Fellow in the Study of Manuscripts, he will examine the notebooks and draft poems of Alfred Tennyson located in Harvards Houghton Library.
The Board of Electors to the Professorship of Medieval and Renaissance English invite applications for this Professorship to take up appointment on 1 October 2015 or as soon as possible thereafter. Preference will be given to persons whose work is connected with medieval English literature (1066-1550) Candidates will have an outstanding research record of international […]
The Faculty of English wishes to appoint a Teaching Associate in Eighteenth Century and Romantic Literature from 1 October 2015. Salary – £28,695-£37,394 Reference – GG05606 Closing date – 30 April 2015 Teaching Associates are expected to conduct small group teaching of undergraduates and/or taught postgraduate students and, where appropriate, to contribute to directing studies […]
The Faculty of English wishes to appoint a University Lecturer in 19th Century Literature from 1 October 2015. Salary – £38,511-£48,743 Reference – GG05391 Closing date – 4 May 2015 The appointee will be expected to have a good first degree and a doctorate in a relevant subject area and possess the ability to work […]
Dr Robert Macfarlane examines the plethora of words we use for weather and landscape: http://www.theguardian.com/books/2015/feb/27/robert-macfarlane-word-hoard-rewilding-landscape
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 […]
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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 […]
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 […]
Young Milton: The Emerging Author, 1620-1642 (Oxford University Press), ed. Edward Jones, to which Faculty members Christopher Tilmouth and Andrew Zurcher both contributed chapters, has won the Milton Society of America’s Irene Samuel Memorial Award for 2013.