Dr Laura Davies and Dr Emma Salgård Cunha edit special edition of the ‘Journal for Eighteenth-Century Studies’, June 2018

Dr Laura Davies and Dr Emma Salgård Cunha have edited a special edition of the Journal for Eighteenth-Century Studies. It is entitled ‘Writing Eighteenth-Century Religion’ and includes an article by Dr Philip Connell, ‘Afterword: Writing Religion and the Genealogy of the Literary Aesthetic’. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/toc/17540208/2018/41/2

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Registration open for ‘Paper-Stuff: Materiality, Technology and Invention’, University of Cambridge, Faculty of English, 10-11 September 2018

Paper-Stuff: Materiality, Technology and Invention 10-11 September 2018 University of Cambridge, Faculty of English Under the auspices of the Centre for Material Texts and the Writing Britain Conference Series The introduction of paper to the West was a major technological innovation that transformed the ways in which texts of all kinds were transmitted. Having proved […]

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British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowships 2018/19

British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowships 2018/19 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 […]

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Dr Subha Mukherji and Dr Tim Stuart-Buttle edit ‘Literature, Belief and Knowledge in Early Modern England: Knowing Faith’, published May 2018

Our book series with Palgrave Macmillan, Crossroads of Knowledge in Early Modern Literature (general editors: Holmes, R. E., Mukherji, S., Stuart-Buttle, T., Swann, E. L., Tomlin, R.), has now launched with the e-book publication of the first volume in the series on 21 May 2018. Crossroads of Knowledge in Early Modern Literature rewrites the story of early modern […]

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‘Law and the Arts: Staging Law, Performing Trials’, 3 July 2018, Old Divinity School, St John’s College, University of Cambridge

Law and the Arts: Staging Law, Performing Trials 3 July 2018 Old Divinity School, St John’s College, University of Cambridge A three-part public event embedded in the conference, Law and Poetics in Early Modern England and Beyond (2-4 July, 2018). This event, involving actors, visual artists and legal professionals, comprises: a professional performance event directed […]

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‘Deconstruction, Feminism, Film’ – New Book by Sarah Dillon

Dr Sarah Dillon’s new book, Deconstruction, Feminism, Film is published this month with Edinburgh University Press. The writings of Jacques Derrida have had a profound but complex influence on both film studies and on feminism. In the first work of its kind, Deconstruction, Feminism, Film explores the interconnections between these three fields through detailed filmic and philosophical close […]

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