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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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John Kerrigan talks about the representation of migrant experience in contemporary poetry, drama, film and also NGO reports and journalism at a conference On Suffering being held at New York University on 18 and 19 April.Continue Reading
William Blake in Context has just been published by Cambridge University Press. Its thirty eight essays, written by an international team of scholars, offer new interpretations and detailed analysis of a range of Blake’s work, from song to myth to critical prose and more, including his drawings, engravings, illustrations, paintings, manuscripts, and of course, illuminated […]Continue Reading
Dr Laura Wright is a speaker at ‘Multilingual practices from antiquity to the present day’, a round-table at the University of Oslo, 29-30 April 2019 https://www.hf.uio.no/multiling/english/news-and-events/events/conferences/2019/multilingualism-from-antiquity-to-the-present-day/index.htmlContinue Reading
Title of conference: Philosophy, Poetry, and Utopian Politics – The Relevance of Richard Rorty Lead convenor: Elin Danielsen Huckerby, PhD student, English, Magdalene Co-convenors: Céline Henne and Erlend Owesen, PhD students at HPS, and Nick Devlin, PhD student at POLIS Sponsor: Dr Ross Wilson, English, Trinity Dates: 12-13 of September 2019 In March, CRASSH agreed […]Continue Reading
Dr Ross Wilson writes an article for the Lent 2019 Cambridge alumni magazine, CAM, about the sometimes embarrasing bases for the formation of taste: https://www.cam.ac.uk/heavymetalandcriticaltheoryContinue Reading
Dr Laura Wright continues to co-host BBC Radio 4’s Word of Mouth, a series which explores the world of words and the ways in which we use them. Monday 11 February – Talk of the Town: How Places Got Their Names From Ashby-de-la-Zouch to Zennor, via Great Snoring, Lost and Nempnett Thrubwell, Michael Rosen and […]Continue Reading
Dr Laura Wright gives a talk entitled ‘On the Mutability of Medieval Codeswitching’ as part of a seminar series on historical linguistics at the University of Westminster on 28 March 2019. https://www.ies.sas.ac.uk/events?event_name=Historical%20Linguistics%20SeminarContinue Reading
Louise Joy publishes Literature’s Children: The Critical Child and the Art of Idealization (Bloomsbury Academic, February 2019). The book brings into dialogue ideas from literary theory and the philosophy of education, drawing in particular on the work of the philosopher John Dewey, to provide a new account of the complex relations between literary aesthetics and […]Continue Reading