‘Migrant Knowledge, Early Modern and Beyond: an event at the Crossroads’: 15-17 September 2019, Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge, and Fitzwilliam College

This three-day public event brings together academics, artists, and activists to explore alternative ways of thinking and knowing about migration – of people, things, and ideas – rooted in the urgency of contemporary experience. It is part of the five-year ERC-funded project Crossroads of Knowledge in Early Modern England: the Place of Literature, based at […]

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Trudi Tate organised two summer courses for Literature Cambridge: Virginia Woolf’s Gardens, 14-19 July 2019 and Fictions of Home: Jane Austen to Contemporary Refugee Writers, 21-26 July 2019.

The courses were attended by people from all over the world, with lectures, seminars, supervisions, talks, and visits to places of literary interest around Cambridge. Teachers included current and past Faculty members Oliver Goldstein, Alison Hennegan, Karina Jakubowicz, Isobel Maddison, Suzanne Raitt, Corinna Russell, Trudi Tate, Clare Walker Gore, and Kabe Wilson. Next year’s summer […]

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A conversation between Hana Morgenstern and Sophie Seita to celebrate the launch of Sophie Seita’s ‘Provisional Avant-Gardes: Little Magazine Communities from Dada to Digital’, 6pm-8pm, Tenderbooks, Covent Garden, 14 August 2019

Literary Magazines and Communities: From the Anti-Colonial to the Avant-Garde A conversation between Hana Morgenstern and Sophie Seita to celebrate the launch of Sophie Seita’s Provisional Avant-Gardes: Little Magazine Communities from Dada to Digital (Stanford University Press, 2019). Followed by a drinks reception. Sophie Seita is an artist and academic whose practice spans text- and […]

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Dr Jennifer Wallace interviewed by ‘Kathimerini’, July 2019

Dr Jennifer Wallace was the subject of an interview feature in ‘Kathimerini’,  the main Greek newspaper, as part of their regular series ‘Lunch with Kathimerini’. Link to the article. An English translation of this interview has also been published by ‘Kathimerini’ and it has been syndicated in the ‘New York Times International Edition’. Link to […]

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Dr Laura Davies runs a two-day public event exploring literature, death and dying, Cambridge Central Library, 19-20 July 2019

Dr Laura Davies (King’s College) is running a two-day public event on death and literature at Cambridge Central Library, Friday 19 July-Saturday 20 July.   The event, which includes workshops, activities, archaeology, is part of What is a good death?, a research and public impact project at the Faculty of English, University of Cambridge, bringing past […]

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