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 Mathelinda Nabugodi organises ‘Creative, Critical, Editing: A Virtual Symposium’ at IES, University of London, Thursday 22 April and Friday 30 April 2021

Thursday 22 April 2021, 17:00-18:30 and Friday 30 April 2021, 11:00-12:30, 14:00-15:30 Creative critical approaches are having a growing impact on how we do research in the humanities – from practice-based work in art, drama and performance, to creative writing, visible and interventionist modes of translation and annotation, autoethnography and experimental ways of curating archival […]

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Join us for the first spring meeting of the Centre for John Clare Studies, Tuesday 13 April, 1pm: Poet and former Fenland Poet Laureate Kate Caoimhe Arthur will read poems and discuss how John Clare’s vision of landscape has inspired her work with Fine Art Print Maker Iona Howard

Please join us for the first spring meeting of the Centre for John Clare Studies Tuesday, 13th April, 1-2pm. Poet and former Fenland Poet Laureate Kate Caoimhe Arthur will read poems and discuss how John Clare’s vision of landscape has inspired her work with Fine Art Print Maker Iona Howard. Kate Caoimhe Arthur is from […]

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Dr Michael D. Hurley @mdhcambridge joins Dr Rebekah Lamb @rebekahannlamb and Dr Jan Graffius @StonyArchivum to discuss Gerard Manley Hopkins’s poem, “God’s Grandeur”: https://soundcloud.com/user-15373540

On a podcast hosted by the Jesuit Collections https://www.jesuitcollections.org.uk, Dr Hurley (University of Cambridge), Dr Lamb (University of St Andrews), and Dr Graffius (Curator of the Museum, Library, and Archives at Stonyhurst) explore Hopkins’s life, the literary and theological richness of his poetry, and some of the ways in which his religious, scientific, and creative […]

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University of Cambridge English Virtual Graduate Conference 2021 – “O’ you wonder!”: Worldviews in pre-1750 literature – 17-18 April 2021

The early modern period witnessed a unique and rapid epistemological expansion as the world was ‘discovered’, colonised and conceptualised. Literature became a portal for experiencing this ever-expanding world and wondering at it. Our conference brings together interdisciplinary perspectives on the worlds and wonders being written before 1750. We will be joined by our keynote speaker, […]

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