Dr Sophie Seita publishes ‘Lodging & Dislodging the Little Magazine: A Google Document Conversation in Fifteen Parts’

In conversation with the scholar and writer Danny Snelson, Sophie Seita discusses the values, histories, present-tense promises, and various metaphoric, material, and digital futures of little magazines. Online here: http://partisanhotel.co.uk/Sophie-Seita-Danny-Snelson The piece was also reviewed on the Poetry Foundation’s Harriet blog: https://www.poetryfoundation.org/harriet/2017/04/the-little-magazine-in-the-present-tense-sophie-seita-danny-snelson-in-conversation/

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Dr Sophie Seita awarded a Cambridge Humanities Research Grant

Dr Sophie Seita was awarded a Cambridge Humanities Research Grant (£1500) for the development of My Little Enlightenment Plays—a project that blends academic research, performance, and publication. Its aim is to present innovative performance research in innovative formats to an academic and non-academic audience. The project explores forms of collaboration and experiment in contemporary avant-garde […]

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Dr Jane Hughes and Professor Christopher Page contribute to ‘Pepys the Musician’ for BBC Radio 4

PEPYS THE MUSICIAN Dr Jane Hughes and Professor Christopher Page contribute to an investigation of the seventeenth-century diarist, Samuel Pepys, and his deep passion for music in a Radio 4 programme partly recorded in Magdalene College, Pepys Library, and focusing on Pepys’s private composer, Cesare Morelli. It is available on iplayer here http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b08kv3y8

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College Teaching Associate in English at Peterhouse, Cambridge

Peterhouse, Cambridge seeks to make fixed-term appointment of a College Teaching Associate in English for up to one year from 1st October 2017, ending no earlier than 30 June 2018 and no later than 30th September 2018.   The appointment is to cover sabbatical leave of the current postholder. The successful applicant must be active in […]

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Dr Robert Macfarlane awarded the E M Forster Award for Literature

Dr Robert Macfarlane has been awarded the E M Forster Award for Literature by the American Academy of Arts and Letters. The award will be made in New York on May 17th. http://artsandletters.org/about/ E M Forster (Foreign Honorary Member of the Academy) bequeathed the American publication rights and royalties of his posthumous novel Maurice to […]

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Ananya Mishra receives Charles Wallace India Trust Award

Ananya Mishra, a Graduate Student in the Faculty of English, has been awarded a Scholarship by the Charles Wallace India Trust (CWIT): http://www.wallace-trusts.org.uk/cwt_india.html   The CWIT Scholarship is awarded to outstanding scholars whose research proposals are both exciting and ground-breaking.

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Professor Christopher Page awarded the Nicholas Bessaraboff Prize for ‘The Guitar in Tudor England’ (CUP, 2015)

Christopher Page’s recent book The Guitar in Tudor England (CUP, 2015) has been awarded the Nicholas Bessaraboff Prize given annually by the American Musical Instrument Society for the best book in English in furtherance of the Society’s purpose: to promote the understanding of all aspects of the history, design, construction, and usage of musical instruments in all cultures […]

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