Call For Papers: Re-Orientating E. M. Forster: Texts, Contexts, Receptions – An international anniversary conference, Cambridge, 2-4 April 2020

RE-ORIENTATING E. M. FORSTER Texts, Contexts, Receptions An international anniversary conference Cambridge, Thursday 2 to Saturday 4 April 2020 Confirmed speakers: Paul Armstrong (Brown), Stefan Collini (Cambridge), Santanu Das (Oxford), Leela Gandhi (Brown), Jane Goldman (Glasgow), Stefania Michelucci (Genoa), Rachel Potter (East Anglia), and David Trotter (Cambridge). E. M. Forster, one of the major British […]

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Dr Jenny Wallace gives opening keynote lecture at “Art and the Archaeological Imagination”, Aberystwyth University, 27-28 February, 2019

Dr Jenny Wallace gives the opening keynote lecture at the “Art and the Archaeological Imagination” conference, held jointly by the Aberystwyth University School of Art and the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales, on February 27th and 28th. The title of Dr Wallace’s lecture is “Beachy Head, Romantic Barrows and the […]

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Dr Sophie Seita awarded an impact grant for a solo exhibition

Dr Sophie Seita is the recipient of an AHIF (Arts and Humanities Impact Fund) Award for a solo exhibition of her ongoing performance project My Little Enlightenment Plays. The multimedia exhibition will include text, performance props, costumes, videos, sound pieces, and photographs, and will be presented in London in the summer/autumn of 2019.  

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Dr Sarah Dillon to Chair Expert Group on Narratives of Artificial Intelligence at the Global AI Governance Forum at the World Government Summit, Dubai

On 10th February, Dr Sarah Dillon will chair the Expert Group on ‘AI Narratives: Underrepresented Narratives’ at the second Global A.I. Governance Forum, hosted at the World Government Summit in Dubai. In recognition of the rapid evolution of Artificial Intelligence technology and its implications for humanity, the aim of the Roundtable is to facilitate dynamic […]

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Dr Leo Mellor is at the University of Freiburg to give a response to a lecture on “Scabs and Radicals: Toward a Cultural Morphology of the Lumpenproletariat”, 5 February 2019

Dr Leo Mellor gave a response to Professor Glyn Salton-Cox’s lecture on “Scabs and Radicals: Toward a Cultural Morphology of the Lumpenproletariat” at the University of Freiburg on 5 February 2019. This is part of Dr Mellor’s ongoing project on ‘the long 1930s’. https://www.anglistik.uni-freiburg.de/data/events/guest-lecture-prof.-glyn-salton-cox-uc-santa-barbara-201cscabs-and-radicals-toward-a-cultural-morphology-of-the-lumpenproletariat201d

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Faculty of English hosts ‘TRASH! Waste and Excess in Queer Cultures’, an interdisciplinary symposium exploring waste and excess in LGBTQ+ life and culture, organised by Dr Diarmuid Hester, Saturday 16 February, 2019

On Saturday 16 February the Faculty of English hosts ‘TRASH! Waste and Excess in Queer Cultures’, an interdisciplinary symposium exploring waste and excess in LGBTQ+ life and culture. Featuring contributions by leading scholars of literature, film, art history, and performance, it celebrates queer cultures’ remarkable, inventive employment of waste and garbage as artistic materials and […]

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Ananya Mishra, Graduate Student in the Faculty of English, helps initiate ‘Untold Histories Museum Tours’ at Cambridge University’s Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

Ananya Mishra, a third year PhD candidate working on comparative indigenous literatures, has collaborated with Danika Parikh and Akshyeta Suryanarayan, graduate students in the Department of Archaeology,  to initiate ‘Untold Histories Museum Tours’ at the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Cambridge. These tours look into the difficult histories of how objects came to be in […]

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