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Radio 4 interview with CECS Director

Wednesday 8 May 2019

Catriona Kennedy sheds light on the destructive Gordon Riots in a Radio 4 interview.


York celebrates The Oxford Handbook of British Romanticism

Tuesday 30 April 2019

On May 7th, we look forward to celebrating the launch of 'The Oxford Handbook of British Romanticism', edited by David Duff.


The British Academy awards funding to Professor Jon Mee for research project

Tuesday 9 April 2019

Funding has been granted for a research project exploring literature from the early British industrial revolution.


Collaborative PhD Studentship - William Blake’s Conversations: Friendships, Networks, Followers

Tuesday 9 April 2019

Tate and the Department of English and Related Literature, University of York, invite applications from eligible candidates for a full-time collaborative PhD studentship, funded for 48 months by the Arts and Humanities Research Council, to commence 1 October 2019.


Beer and Ballads

Wednesday 3 April 2019

See footage of our recent Peterloo at 200 event at the York Picturehouse Cinema.


Patrick Nuttgens & Stephen Copley Research Award Winners

Wednesday 20 March 2019

Gabriella Barnard-Edmunds and Alice Rhodes have won research bursaries to support their research.


Women's Studies Group 1558-1837 bursary award announcement

Tuesday 15 January 2019

Hannah Jeans (History & CECS PhD student) has been awarded this prestigious award to take up a Kanner Fellowship in British Studies at the William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, Los Angeles


The Favourite: Who was Queen Anne, played by Olivia Colman?

Thursday 10 January 2019

Hannah Grieg, historical adviser to the film which earned Olivia Colman a Golden Globe, discusses the reality of Queen Anne's life.


Difficult Women in the Long Eighteenth Century

Tuesday 18 December 2018

CECS students reunite to produce a collaborative piece for the arts and culture magazine Garageland


New collaborative doctoral award announced

Monday 3 December 2018

We are pleased to announce a new collaborative doctoral award in partnership with the National Trust on Georgian Paper Traces: Women's Stories, Ephemeral Texts and Hidden Objects


A Sentimental Painting 2018

Monday 5 November 2018

To mark the 250th anniversary of the death of novelist Laurence Sterne, Professor Jon Mee has made a film with the Laurence Sterne Trust and the York Festival Ideas.


CECS, IPUP and English launch major Peterloo retrospective

Thursday 25 October 2018

On 2nd November, CECS, IPUP and the Department of English and Related Literature will launch a series of events to commemorate and understand the notorious Peterloo massacre.


Emma Major to give prestigious lecture at Durham

Wednesday 17 October 2018

Dr Emma Major, of the Department of English and the Centre for Eighteenth Century Studies, is delighted to have been invited to give this year's Robin Dix Lecture at Durham University.


Lewis Walpole Library Visiting Fellowship Award Report

Wednesday 3 October 2018

PhD student Gabriella Barnard-Edmunds discusses the success of her fellowship.


Postgrad Forum Away Day

Monday 16 July 2018

Harewood House


A Celebration of Maria Edgeworth

Wednesday 4 July 2018

Former CECS and English PhD student, Adam Perchard returns to York with a production celebrating Maria Edgeworth


Bowes Museum trip

Wednesday 4 July 2018

A CECS and CREMS joint trip report


The Worlds of Maria Edgeworth: Networks, Influence and Reception

Friday 1 June 2018

A conference to celebrate the 250th anniversary of Maria Edgeworth's birth Registration closes 15 June!


Crusoe at 300: Adaptations, Afterlives & Futures

Friday 1 June 2018

Call for Papers for The sixth biennial meeting of the Defoe Society, July 10-12, 2019


Imagining the Impossible: Festival of (Eighteenth-Century) Ideas

Monday 21 May 2018

Several CECS members will be running events across York next month as part of the Festival of Ideas


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