MARK McGURL, Stanford University, Author of The Program Era: Postwar Fiction and the Rise of Creative Writing EVERYTHING AND LESS: THE NOVEL IN THE AGE OF AMAZON THURSDAY 4th JUNE at 5.30pm ROOM G06/7, ENGLISH FACULTY, 9 WEST ROAD, CAMBRIDGE. See poster for more information
Cambridge’s Faculty of English has been judged the best English department in the world in the 2015 QS World University Rankings, above Oxford, Harvard, Berkeley, Stanford and Yale. The QS World University Rankings are based on indicators of academic reputation, reputation among employers, Faculty-student ratio, research citations and impact and the international diversity of staff […]
World Factory, Dr Zoe Svendsen’s practice-led research project has just had a week of previews at the Young Vic in London and is now on until the 30th May. The project – and these performances – are an attempt to think about how political theatre might operate in the contemporary climate, through a politics of […]
Dr Ross Wilson has been awarded the Crausaz Wordsworth Fellowship at CRASSH for Michaelmas term 2015. The Fellowship is awarded to academic staff in Cambridge who are not members of the Faculty of Philosophy to work on a philosophical topic. His project is entitled ‘The Hidden Seed of Survival: The Lives of Artworks in Benjamin […]
Congratulations to Dr Ruth Abbott, Dr Helen Thavinthiran, Dr Louise Joy and Faculty Librarian Libby Tilley, who have all won CUSU Teaching awards. More details can be found here.
The Judith E Wilson Fellowships, held within the Faculty of English, are designed to enable practising poets, playwrights and theatre practitioners to spend a period as members of the Faculty of English, bringing together the practices of poetry and drama and their academic study. The costs of Fellowships are met from the Judith E Wilson […]
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 […]
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
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