English Faculty News

The Faculty of English at Cambridge has a diverse and lively research
culture. 
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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Dr Sophie Seita publishes article about feminist forums and magazines (Fall 2018)

Dr Sophie Seita has published ‘The Politics of the Forum in Feminist Avant-Garde Magazines After 1980‘ in the Journal of Modern Literature, 42.1 (Fall 2018), pp. 163-182. Abstract Dissatisfied with the exclusion of women from preceding avant-gardes, the overlapping communities that formed around the feminist avant-garde magazines Chain, Raddle Moon, HOW(ever), and HOW2 attempted to forge […]

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Dylan Carver, Eliza Haughton-Shaw, Alexander Hobday and Ephraim Levinson speak at the British Society for 18th Century Studies Annual Conference, in a panel showcasing current PhD work in the Faculty, January 2019

Dylan Carver, Eliza Haughton-Shaw, Alexander Hobday and Ephraim Levinson are all speaking at the British Society for 18th Century Studies Annual Conference in Oxford, January 4-6, in a special panel showcasing current PhD work in the Faculty. The title of the panel is ‘Cultural Transformation in Later Eighteenth-Century Britain: New Directions from the University of […]

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Conference registration open – A Good Death: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Dying Well, 10-11 January 2019

Conference registration open A Good Death: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Dying Well 10 January 2019 – 11 January 2019 Conference convenors: Dr Laura Davies and Dr Emma Salgard Cunha http://www.crassh.cam.ac.uk/events/27897 Dying well is an increasingly urgent and ubiquitous topic within discussions of ageing, palliative care, euthanasia, bereavement, grief, and mental health. This conference brings together researchers […]

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Announcing a fully-funded PhD, ‘Writing the Ethnological Museum’, based in the Faculty of English, University of Cambridge, in collaboration with the Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford

Applications are invited for ‘Writing the Ethnological Museum’,  a fully-funded doctoral studentship based in the Faculty of English at the University of Cambridge, in collaboration with the Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford. This studentship is provided through the Open-Oxford-Cambridge Doctoral Training Partnership (OOC DTP), a consortium of the three universities for doctoral training and funding in […]

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Leverhulme Early Career Fellowships 2019

The Faculty of English and Department of Anglo-Saxon, Norse and Celtic welcomes applications from potential applicants for the Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship Scheme 2019. The Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship (ECF) is a highly prestigious and competitive, post-doctoral award for researchers who are near the start of their career. The Leverhulme Trust awards approximately 100 three-year […]

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