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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Faculty of English Outreach Activity, Michaelmas Term 2023

This term the Faculty has run 2 online outreach lectures to give Year 12 students the opportunity to find out more about the course and what it is like to study at Cambridge. The first saw over 130 students listen to Prof Drew Milne give an introduction to Practical Criticism followed by a session on […]

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PhD student Justine Provino participates in an episode of ‘The Digital Human’ on BBC radio 4 (6 November 2023/podcast available on BBC sounds)

Justine Provino participated in an episode of the Digital Human programme on BBC radio 4. The 30-minute episode was aired on Monday 6 November at 4:30pm and is now available on BBC sounds: https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/m001s55r Presented by Aleks Krotoski and titled ‘Permanence’, this Digital Human’s episode features the self-destructive book Agrippa (A Book of The Dead) as the narrative thread […]

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William Holbrook and Jeremy George convene the 2-day conference Antipodean Modernism Today (17/18 November 2023)

Over the 17th and 18th of November 2023, William Holbrook (a PhD candidate at Trinity College, Cambridge) and Jeremy George (a PhD candidate at the University of Melbourne) are convening ‘Antipodean Modernism Today’, an international, in-person conference in the Cambridge Faculty of English. The event will feature keynote addresses from Professor Elleke Boehmer (University of […]

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Humanities Exploration Day, Monday 4th December 2023, 10am-3pm

The School of Arts and Humanities is hosting a Humanities Exploration Day for high-performing Year 12 students on the 4th December 2023. The aim is to give students the opportunity to experience university-level teaching in a range of humanities subjects, to enrich their current studies and to help them decide which subject might be the […]

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Form, Genre, Mode reading group

An interdisciplinary reading group exploring form, genre, and mode, meeting fortnightly during term time from 5th week of Michaelmas (8th November and 22nd November this term), at 5:30pm, Gonville & Caius College. Please contact ccpf2@cam.ac.uk and fgg23@cam.ac.uk for more information.

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