PhD Candidate Lotte Reinbold awarded David Almond Fellowship

Lotte Reinbold, PhD Candidate in English has been awarded a David Almond fellowship for research into ideas of the medieval in the writing of Diana Wynne Jones. The fellowship will allow Lotte to visit the archives of Seven Stories, a children’s literature museum in Newcastle, where she will have access to the Diana Wynne Jones papers, including manuscripts and personal correspondence. […]

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Dr Laura Wright Plenary Address at 3rd Southern Englishes Workshop

Dr Laura Wright will be a plenary speaker at the 3rd Southern Englishes Workshop at University College London on February 19-20 2016. Hosted by the Linguistics Department at UCL, the Workshop will explore historical and synchronic dialectology, historical and synchronic sociolinguistics, language contact, multilingualism, dialect in literature, and other areas relevant to English and varieties of English […]

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Dr. James Riley interviewed for Otherzine

Between 2003 and 2009 Dr. James Riley ran a series of DIY film shows, events and film tours across the UK. He’s now writing up this long, strange trip in the form of a psychogeographical travelogue with the working title of Road Movies. A key influence on the project was the site-specific work of Craig […]

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English Faculty News

The Faculty of English at Cambridge has a diverse and lively research
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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Dr Edward Allen receives Wellcome Trust Grant

Dr Edward Allen, Junior Research Fellow at Jesus College, has been awarded a Medical-Humanities Small Grant from The Wellcome Trust for a project entitled  ‘Ear Pieces: Listening, Diagnosing, Writing – 1815-2015’. The grant will enable Dr Allen to undertake archival research in the US in Summer 2016, and to run an international conference in September 2016 in the Faculty of […]

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