English Faculty News

The Faculty of English at Cambridge has a diverse and lively research
In these pages, amongst other Faculty news, you can find information about the Faculty’s research activities, including: book publications (academic, creative and trade books); keynote and public lectures; media appearances; prizes and funding awarded; organisation of major conferences, symposia and exhibitions; public engagement events, and more.

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Dissident Histories of Pakistan: joint virtual launch of The South Asian Resource and Research Centre Archive & Revolutionary Papers Digital Teaching Tools, 1 Nov 2021

Dissident Histories of Pakistan We would like to invite you to a joint virtual launch of The South Asian Resource and Research Centre (SARRC) Archive & Revolutionary Papers (RP) Digital Teaching Tools 1 Nov 2021, 1:30-3:15 PM (GMT + 1) via Zoom The event, which will be live translated into Urdu and English, is part […]

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Faculty Co-ordinator vacancy: Faculty of English

The Academic Division and Faculty of English are inviting applications for a varied operational role, which sits at the heart of the Faculty of English (including the Department of Anglo Saxon, Norse and Celtic). In this central role, you will be liaising with a wide variety of academic staff, professional services colleagues in the Faculty […]

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Kasia Boddy and Bonnie Lander Johnson receive University funding to explore the history of Cambridge’s involvement in saffron production and consumption

Kasia Boddy and Bonnie Lander Johnson have received a grant from the University’s Research & Collections Programme for funding within the Materiality Research Growth Network to explore ‘Cambridge Saffron’. The project is to examine the history of Cambridge’s involvement in saffron production and consumption, both locally and globally. Working with colleagues in the UL, the Fitzwilliam Museum, Botanic Garden […]

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Dr Orietta Da Rold gives the 2021 Sandars Lectures, November 2021

The Sandars Readership in Bibliography is one of the most prestigious honorary posts to which book historians, librarians and researchers can be appointed. Those elected deliver a series of lectures on their chosen subject, and Dr Orietta Da Rold will be speaking on the subject of ‘Paper Past and Paper Future’: Lecture One – Tuesday […]

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Join Professor Sarah Dillon and Dr Claire Craig for the launch of their new book ‘Storylistening: Narrative Evidence and Public Reasoning’, 25 November 2021

  The two authors will talk to Bennett Professor of Public Policy Diane Coyle about the urgent need to use stories to improve public reasoning. They will share a theory and practice of listening to narratives where decisions are strongly influenced by contentious knowledge and powerful imaginings in areas such as climate change, artificial intelligence, […]

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Dr Diarmuid Hester (Emmanuel) has won first prize in the Humanities Innovation Week competition

Run by Cambridge Enterprise, the competition helps researchers to develop their innovative ideas into products or services that will have impact outside academia. Diarmuid’s winning entry was ‘Prick Up Your Ears: cultural history audio trails’. From the press release: Diarmuid’s cultural history audio trails allow listeners to head out onto the streets to immerse themselves […]

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