Everything and Less: The Novel in the Age of Amazon

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. Organised by the Contemporary Research Group.  See poster for more information

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Congratulations to Dr Ross Wilson

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 […]

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Dr Gavin Alexander: ‘Greville’s legacies’

On Monday 11th May Dr Gavin Alexander delivered a public talk: ‘Greville’s legacies’ at Warwickshire County Record Office‘s event ‘Fulke Greville: a Warwickshire man at the court of Elizabeth I and James I’, as part of the team of editors working on the new Oxford edition of the complete works of Fulke Greville, Lord Brooke […]

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CUSU Teaching Awards

Congratulations to Dr Ruth Abbott, Dr Helen Thavinthiran, Dr Louise Joy and Faculty Librarian Libby Tilley, who have all won CUSU Student-Led Teaching awards. More details can be found here.        

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Congratulations to Michael Plygawko Sullivan!

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 Harvard’s Houghton Library.

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The Places of Early Modern Criticism, 23rd-24th March 2015

‘The places of early modern criticism‘, an interdisciplinary gathering of literary and art historical scholars convened by Dr Gavin Alexander (English), Dr Emma Gilby (French), and Dr Alexander Marr (History of Art). Supported by the Centre for Research in the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences (CRASSH), the Faculty of English and the Faculty of History […]

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@Cam_MedResearch

The Medieval Research Group is on twitter, follow us for news on what is happening in medieval research in the English faculty and beyond! @Cam_MedResearch

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Irene Samuel Memorial Award

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.            

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