Wednesday 23 September 2020
The CECS PG Forum committee discusses Distance 2020, online conferences and reimagining the international academic landscape
Friday 11 September 2020
An International Online Conference in conjunction with the University of Melbourne, 3-14 August 2020. Read the full report!
Friday 4 September 2020
Working on a new chapter? Want to improve your presentation skills? Want to workshop your ideas with peers? Then we would love to hear from you!
Monday 17 August 2020
Catriona Kennedy and Jasper Heinzen, CECS and Department of History lecturers, have been awarded Leverhulme Research Fellowships.
Wednesday 29 July 2020
CECS and Department of English and Related Literature academics Jim Watt and Deborah Russell have contributed chapters to this publication.
Tuesday 23 June 2020
The University Senate has approved promotions for five of our CECS colleagues.
Sunday 7 June 2020
Call for Papers for this CECS International Postgraduate Conference 3-14 August 2020
Wednesday 29 April 2020
All postgraduate students are welcome to join us for a term of events, including seminars, reading groups, William Blake reading group, Palaeography club, creative hours and online socials.
Thursday 23 January 2020
We regret that this conference has now been cancelled.
Tuesday 22 October 2019
We are delighted that Jenny Buckley (English & CECS PhD student) has won The Defoe Society J. Paul Hunter prize
Thursday 26 September 2019
THE ORGANISERS OF THE CECS POSTGRADUATE FORUM Are excited to announce our CALL FOR PAPERS 2019/2020
Tuesday 24 September 2019
Lilian Tabois, English & CECS PhD student, has an online exhibition of her recent WRoCAH placement at the John Carter Brown Library
Thursday 12 September 2019
CECS & English academic's book on British Orientalisms, 1759–1835 is now released
Friday 30 August 2019
CECS & English PhD graduate's book on The Collaborative Literary Relationship of Percy Bysshe Shelley and Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley is now out!
Thursday 29 August 2019
Congratulations to Alice Rhodes, who was awarded the Lore Metzger Prize for the best graduate student paper at the International Conference on Romanticism in Manchester.
Monday 19 August 2019
With the words “I was Born in the Year 1632, in the City of York” opening Daniel Defoe’s Robinson Crusoe, it was only fitting that as we celebrate the 300th anniversary of this work Crusoe should come home to York.
Monday 24 June 2019
Helen Cowie (Senior Lecturer in History & CECS) joins Melvyn Bragg to discuss the South American people who dominated from the Andes to the Pacific coast until the arrival of the Spanish Conquistadors.
Wednesday 5 June 2019
Research Associates book City of Beasts is now available.
Tuesday 4 June 2019
Kurt Baird (History and CECS PhD student) has been awarded a bursary to visit the War Archive in Vienna
Wednesday 8 May 2019
Catriona Kennedy sheds light on the destructive Gordon Riots in a Radio 4 interview.