Dr Jan-Melissa Schramm publishes new book, ‘Censorship and the Representation of the Sacred in Nineteenth-Century England’ with Oxford University Press, May 2019

This is the third instalment in Jan’s series of books on the relationship between literature, theology, and English Law. Her first book considered the relationship between the legal rules of evidence and narrative form, and her second book focused on literature’s preoccupation with justice and ethics. The new monograph, ‘Censorship and the Representation of the […]

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Dr Sophie Seita’s solo show opens at SPACE in Hackney, June-July 2019

Sophie Seita’s first solo show—My Little Enlightenment Plays—presents imaginary tête-à-têtes with Enlightenment figures through a selection of videos, sound pieces, texts, performance props and costumes. The exhibition opens on Thursday 13 June with My Little Enlightenment, performed by Seita with live electronic sound by Rhodri Karim. The exhibition continues until 6 July, closing with a performance of Les Bijoux Indiscrets, or, Paper Tigers on the Saturday at 4.30pm. More info […]

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Dr Subha Mukherji leads Plenary Panel at Scientiae 2019 Conference, Queen’s University Belfast, 12-15 June 2019

Wednesday 12 June, 5.15pm-7.15pm, Scientiae 2019 Conference, Queen’s University Belfast: ‘Ways of Knowing’ Plenary panel led by Dr Subha Mukherji Anupam Basu (Washington) “Knowledge domains within the Early Modern printed corpus” Sorana Corneanu (Bucharest) “Reason and emotion in Robert Boyle’s moral and natural religious thought” Torrance Kirby (McGill) “A Form of the forms of knowing: […]

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The Cambridge Theory, Criticism, and Culture Seminar presents a rare opportunity to hear from two leading contemporary avant-garde poets, Steve McCaffery and Karen Mac Cormack, 7pm, 7 June, Judith E. Wilson Drama Studio

Steve McCaffery and Karen Mac Cormack (State University of New York at Buffalo) Poetry Reading Friday 7 June 7 pm, Judith E. Wilson Studio The Cambridge Theory, Criticism, and Culture Seminar presents a rare opportunity to hear from two leading contemporary avant-garde poets, Steve McCaffery and Karen Mac Cormack. STEVE McCAFFERY has been twice nominated […]

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CamGuides, written by Helen Murphy, is runner-up in national Information Literacy award

The pre-arrival resource for taught Master’s students, CamGuides, was recently announced as a runner-up for the Digital Award for Information Literacy 2019. Link to CamGuides. Link to further information about Digital Award for Information Literacy 2019. CamGuides was written and developed by Helen Murphy (English Faculty Library Manager) with support from the University’s Language Centre. […]

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Dr Laura Wright speaks at a workshop on ‘The Literary Heritage of Anglo-Dutch Relations 1050-1600’, University of Cambridge, 3 May 2019

Dr Laura Wright speaks at a workshop on ‘The Literary Heritage of Anglo-Dutch Relations 1050-1600’, which takes place at Emmanuel College, Cambridge, on 3 May 2019. This workshop is part of a collaboration between the University of Cambridge and the University of Bristol to explore the contacts between Dutch and English speakers in the Middle […]

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