Professor Clair Wills elected as a Fellow of the British Academy, July 2020

Congratulations to Professor Clair Wills (Faculty of English and Murray Edwards College) who has been elected as a Fellow of the British Academy in recognition of her work on 20th-century British and Irish cultural history; contemporary writing; the literature and social history of migration. The full announcement can be read here: https://www.thebritishacademy.ac.uk/news/british-academy-welcomes-86-new-fellows-across-humanities-and-social-sciences/” —

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‘WRONG: A Critical Biography of Dennis Cooper’ by Dr Diarmuid Hester (Leverhulme Early Career Fellow in English) is now available from University of Iowa Press.

‘WRONG: A Critical Biography of Dennis Cooper’ by Dr Diarmuid Hester (Leverhulme Early Career Fellow in English) is now available from University of Iowa Press. https://www.uipress.uiowa.edu/books/9781609386917/wrong Description: Working in a variety of forms and media since he first exploded onto the scene in the early 1970s, Dennis Cooper has been a punk poet, a queercore […]

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Dr Alex da Costa is one of the 2020 Pilkington Prize Winners thanked for their contribution to teaching excellence in a short film published by the Cambridge Centre for Teaching and Learning

The Cambridge Centre for Teaching and Learning have published a  short film expressing  thanks and congratulations to the 2020 Pilkington Prize Winners. Link to film. Although the Pilkington Prize celebrations can’t go ahead this summer, CCTL hope to welcome this year’s Prize Winners and next year’s to a double celebration in 2021. More information about […]

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Dr Ewan Jones writes about teaching during the pandemic, as part of the ‘Critical Inquiry’ series ‘Posts from the Pandemic’, June 2020

Dr Ewan Jones publishes a piece on teaching during the pandemic, as part of Critical Inquiry‘s ongoing series of posts on the pandemic. Link to ‘How to Learn Together, Apart‘. Since early March, Critical Inquiry has been publishing a series of short pieces about the global outbreak of the coronavirus. ‘Posts from the Pandemic’ features […]

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British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowships 2020/21

The Faculty of English and Department of Anglo Saxon Norse and Celtic welcome applications for British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowships. The aim of the British Academy in making these awards is to offer opportunities for outstanding early-career researchers to strengthen their experience of research and teaching in a university environment which will develop their curriculum vitae […]

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