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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Professor Michael D. Hurley lectures on John Henry Newman at The St Mary’s Institute of Theology and Liberal Arts

Professor Hurley will give a lecture on ‘The Shattered Majesty of Newman’s Spontaneous Style’ at a symposium on studying Newman through Literature at St Mary’s University, London (20th and 21st February). For a list of speakers and further details, including how to register for the symposium, please see the attached flyer and link: Links for further information: […]

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Cambridge Saffron presents the findings of a year-long project to investigate evidence of saffron cultivation & use in the libraries & archives of the city, colleges & university

The University Library has just launched an online exhibition called Cambridge Saffron, the product of a year-long project funded by the University’s Research and Collections Programme to investigate evidence of saffron cultivation & use in the libraries & archives of the city, colleges & university. Kasia Boddy & Bonnie Lander Johnson, of the English Faculty, & Alice […]

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Transplantations: Seeds, Plants and Gardens in the Contemporary Experience of Migration, Monday 23 January, 4-6pm, Faculty of English

TRANSPLANTATIONS: Seeds, Plants and Gardens in the Contemporary Experience of Migration Monday 23 January 4-6pm GR06/07 Ground floor English Faculty 9 West Road Cambridge Jennie Spears from the Lemon Tree Trust https://lemontreetrust.org/about/ and Adam Alexander the ‘Seed Detective’ https://theseeddetective.co.uk/my-book/ talk about their work protecting and propagating the stability of plants and people amid the global turbulence of […]

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