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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Literature Cambridge presents Summer Courses, July 2018

1-6 July 2018. Literature Cambridge presents Virginia Woolf and Politics summer course, Wolfson College. A week’s immersion in Woolf’s writings, with leading scholars. https://www.literaturecambridge.co.uk/2018/. 8-13 July 2018. Literature Cambridge presents Women Writers: Emily Bronte to Elizabeth Bowen summer course, Homerton College. A week’s intensive study of 5 great women writers, with lectures, supervisions, excursions, readings, […]

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Laura McCormick Kilbride and Orla Polten edit special edition of The Journal of Pre-Raphaelite Studies (Fall 2017)

Laura McCormick Kilbride and Orla Polten have edited a special issue of The Journal of Pre-Raphaelite Studies, dedicated to exploring the significance of Swinburne’s Poems and Ballads on the 150th year anniversary of its publication, also containing an article by Faculty PhD candidate Oliver Goldstein. Issue contents: http://jprs.apps01.yorku.ca/journal/volume-26-fall-2017/

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Literature Cambridge presents Literature Study Days at Stapleford Granary

Literature Study Days at Stapleford Granary. Lectures by Cambridge academics, open to the public. Booking essential. Sunday 18 February 2018, 2-6.30pm, Stapleford Granary, CB22 5BP, Literature Cambridge presents Reading Tennyson. £50/£45 students. Lectures, readings and discussion with Ewan Jones and Oliver Goldstein. https://www.literaturecambridge.co.uk/tennyson/ Saturday 17 March 2018. 2-5.30pm, Stapleford Granary, CB22 5BP, Literature Cambridge presents […]

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Call For Papers – Paper-stuff: Materiality, Technology and Invention, University of Cambridge, Faculty of English, 10-11 September 2018

Under the auspices of the Centre for Material Texts and the Writing Britain Conference Series The introduction of paper to the West was a major technological innovation which transformed the ways in which texts of all kinds were transmitted. Having proved itself over many centuries as the intellectual fabric of Asian and Middle Eastern societies, […]

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BBC National Short Story Award – Call for submissions

The BBC National Short Story Award with Cambridge University (NSSA) calls for submissions for the 13th year with television presenter, author and actress Mel Giedroyc chairing the judging panel for the 2018 award. Mel, who has co-hosted a myriad of television shows including The Great British Bake-Off, has written two books From Here to Maternity (2005) […]

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Dr Sophie Seita edits a facsimile reprint of the significant Dada magazine ‘The Blind Man’

The Blind Man and rongwrong were seminal New York Dada magazines edited and published by Marcel Duchamp, Henri-Pierre Roché, and Beatrice Wood in 1917. This facsimile edition, introduced by Sophie Seita and published by Ugly Duckling Presse, celebrates the 100th anniversary of their publication. The box set also includes a two-colour offset reproduction of Beatrice Wood’s poster for […]

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