Prof Steven Connor on The Verb, 14 March 2014

Professor Steven Connor will be talking about his new book, Beyond Words: Sobs, Hums, Stutters and Other Vocalisations, on BBC Radio 3’s The Verb at 22.00, Friday 14th March. See also: The Times The Times Literary Supplement Textual Practice  

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ERC award – Dr Subha Mukherji

Congratulations to Dr. Subha Mukherji on being awarded a European Research Council Consolidator grant for a 5-year interdisciplinary project: ‘Epistemic Intersections in Early Modern England: the Place of Literature’, to start in summer 2014. See the CRAASH website for more information on the project. Twitter – @EMCrossroads

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The Blood Project – The Blood Conference

In January Dr Bonnie Lander Johnson convened The Blood Conference: Theories of Blood in Late Medieval and Early Modern English Literature and Culture at St Anne’s College, Oxford. The conference forms part of The Blood Project, a collaboration of scholars from a range of disciplines investigating the complex idea of blood. The two and a […]

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The 2014 Graham Storey Lecture

The 2014 Graham Storey Lecture will be given by Professor Caryl Phillips, Yale University. Nothing Personal: James Baldwin, Richard Avedon, and the pursuit of Celebrity Taking place on Monday 10 February at 5pm in the Lady Mitchell Hall, Sidgwick Site, Sidgwick Avenue.

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Forgotten Poems Recovered by American Civil War Research

American Civil War poetry that sheds light on a neglected chapter of the era’s literary history has been recovered and made freely available online after 150 years. The ground-breaking edition of poems, including many pieces by little-known African American writers, has been published online following extensive research by Dr Rebecca Weir at the University of […]

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Zoë Svendsen Featured in the Times Higher Education Supplement

“There is a huge crossover between academia and the theatre now,” says Zoë Svendsen. “When I left university, they felt like much more separate worlds…There is a very close relationship between my practice, my research and my teaching.” See more on the Times Higher Education website: Zoë Svendsen on the dramaturge’s role at the heart […]

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