‘John Clare and the Art of Bird Watching’: a symposium exploring John Clare as nature writer, 15 September 2017

On September 15, ‘John Clare and the Art of Bird Watching’, a symposium, will be held in the David Attenborough Building, University of Cambridge. The event is a collaboration between the Centre for John Clare Studies (English Faculty) and the Cambridge Conservation Initiative (CCI). Speakers will include Tim Dee, Mina Gorji (Cambridge), Francesca Mackenney (Bristol), […]

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British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowships 2017/18

The Faculty of English and Department of Anglo Saxon Norse and Celtic welcome applications for British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowships. The aim of the British Academy in making these awards is to offer opportunities for outstanding early career researchers to strengthen their experience of research and teaching in a university environment which will develop their curriculum […]

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‘Sculpture in the Close’, curated by Dr Rod Mengham, at Jesus College until 17 September 2017

‘Sculpture in the Close’, showcasing the work of nine female artists (Phyllida Barlow, Louise Bourgeois, Mona Hatoum, Shirazeh Houshiary, Kim Lim, Cornelia Parker, Agnes Thurnauer, Rachel Whiteread, Alison Wilding), continues throughout August, daily 10.00am to 6.00pm. Dr Rod Mengham has written the catalogue: http://www.english.cam.ac.uk/news/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/SitC-2017-final-no-bleeds-170613-1-1.pdf For further information about the exhibition:  https://www.jesus.cam.ac.uk/college/events/sc@Sculpture-close

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Dr Subha Mukherji awarded a Cambridge Humanities Research Grant on behalf of the Crossroads of Knowledge project

Subha Mukherji, on behalf of the Crossroads of Knowledge project, has won a Cambridge Humanities Research Grant to supplement the project’s qualitative research with quantitative computational analysis. This has been used to set up a new collaboration with the Humanities Digital Workshop at the George Washington University, St Louis, to work on a pilot study, […]

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Dr Sarah Kennedy gives plenary lecture at T.S. Eliot International Summer School, University of London

Dr Sarah Kennedy (Research Fellow in English, Downing College) gives plenary lecture, “‘Blood for the Ghosts’: T.S. Eliot in the Underworld”, at this year’s T.S. Eliot International Summer School, which takes place at the Institute of English Studies, University of London from 8-16 July 2017. The lecture is at 9.30am on Wednesday 12 July at the Senate House, University of London. […]

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Elizabeth von Arnim and Katherine Mansfield – Literary Connections, Friendships and Influence, 19-20 July 2017, California

The 2017 Elizabeth von Arnim and Katherine Mansfield – Literary Connections, Friendships and Influence conference will be held 19-20 July 2017 at the Huntington Library in California. The first joint venture of the Katherine Mansfield Society and the International Elizabeth von Arnim Society (current president, Dr Isobel Maddison), the conference seeks to explore the literary connections, friendships and influences that […]

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