Dr Gavin Alexander: ‘Greville’s legacies’

On Monday 11th May Dr Gavin Alexander delivered a public talk: ‘Greville’s legacies’ at Warwickshire County Record Office‘s event ‘Fulke Greville: a Warwickshire man at the court of Elizabeth I and James I’, as part of the team of editors working on the new Oxford edition of the complete works of Fulke Greville, Lord Brooke […]

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CUSU Teaching Awards

Congratulations to Dr Ruth Abbott, Dr Helen Thavinthiran, Dr Louise Joy and Faculty Librarian Libby Tilley, who have all won CUSU Student-Led Teaching awards. More details can be found here.        

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Congratulations to Michael Plygawko Sullivan!

Michael Plygawko Sullivan has been awarded a Visiting Fellowship at Harvard University for 2015-16. As Rodney G. Dennis Fellow in the Study of Manuscripts, he will examine the notebooks and draft poems of Alfred Tennyson located in Harvard’s Houghton Library.

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The Places of Early Modern Criticism, 23rd-24th March 2015

‘The places of early modern criticism‘, an interdisciplinary gathering of literary and art historical scholars convened by Dr Gavin Alexander (English), Dr Emma Gilby (French), and Dr Alexander Marr (History of Art). Supported by the Centre for Research in the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences (CRASSH), the Faculty of English and the Faculty of History […]

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@Cam_MedResearch

The Medieval Research Group is on twitter, follow us for news on what is happening in medieval research in the English faculty and beyond! @Cam_MedResearch

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Irene Samuel Memorial Award

Young Milton: The Emerging Author, 1620-1642 (Oxford University Press), ed. Edward Jones, to which Faculty members Christopher Tilmouth and Andrew Zurcher both contributed chapters, has won the Milton Society of America’s Irene Samuel Memorial Award for 2013.            

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Shakespeare Poetry Day 2014

Thursday 23 October 2014 10AM to 5PM Drama Studio, Faculty of English Full Programme Dr Gavin Alexander leads a group of lecturers from the Faculty of English who will read aloud Shakespeare’s complete poetry to mark the 450th anniversary of his birth. Shakespeare’s plays are performed every day throughout the world. His poems are read […]

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Resounding Dylan Thomas: A Centenary Symposium

Resounding Dylan Thomas Saturday 11 October 2014 – Faculty of​​ English 2014 marks the centenary of Dylan Thomas’s birth. As such, it provides an ideal opportunity to reevaluate a body of work that has for too long precluded scholarly consensus. The sticking point has always been a biographical one. Thomas’s untimely death in New York in 1953 […]

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