Dr Sophie Seita performs Transpositions at Murray Edwards College on 24 October 2018, 8pm

Dr Sophie Seita has been commissioned to make a new performance piece in response to a research project in Sociology and an exhibition at Murray Edwards on reproductive technologies and reproductive labour. Her piece Transpositions will reflect on the concept and choreography of transposition, queer kinship, corn as a queer plant, ritual, the ritornello, and the cross-pollinating possibilities of […]

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Laura McCormick Kilbride publishes ‘Swinburne’s Style: An Experiment in Verse History’, September 2018

Swinburne’s Style: An Experiment in Verse History establishes Swinburne’s significance in the historical development of English poetry from 1865 to the present. Situating Swinburne on the cusp of modernism, it argues that Swinburne had no personal style because he possessed all styles. His mastery of traditional verse forms promoted a level of stylistic self-awareness which […]

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Dihal and Dillon Win Major Grant from Templeton World Charity Foundation

Faculty members Dr Kanta Dihal and Dr Sarah Dillon have been awarded a major research grant from the Templeton World Charity Foundation to fund the Global AI Narratives project (GAIN) based at the Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence, with Dr Stephen Cave and Dr Beth Singler. The project aims: to understand how different cultures and […]

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2018 BBC Short Story Award with Cambridge University

Sarah Hall, prize-winning novelist and short story writer, has been shortlisted for the BBC National Short Story Award with Cambridge University for the third time for ‘Sudden Traveller’. She won the award in 2013 for ‘Mrs Fox’ and was shortlisted for the first time in 2010 for ‘Butcher’s Perfume’. Both stories appeared in her debut […]

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