Two Lectureship in English Literature Posts at Queen’s College

QUEENS’ COLLEGE, CAMBRIDGE 1) TEMPORARY COLLEGE LECTURESHIP IN ENGLISH LITERATURE (ONE-YEAR) Applications are invited for the post of College Lecturer and Fellow in English Literature at Queens’ College, Cambridge. The appointment, funded by the Newton Trust as a temporary (sabbatical) replacement for Dr Andrew Zurcher, is for a period of 1 year with effect from […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]