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CECS Director co-winner of 2020 Rose Mary Crawshay Prize

Tuesday 28 September 2021

CECS Director Professor Gillian Russell is co-winner of the 2021 Rose Mary Crawshay Prize

CECS Student brings 1940s archive interviews to life in film project

Wednesday 15 September 2021

The interviews uncover everything from contemporary working lives to romantic relationships.

Website launch for Gothic Women project

Tuesday 20 July 2021

Gothic Woman is an ongoing, collaborative project supported by the British Association of Romantic Studies. The project’s central focus is on women writing during the Romantic period, particularly those who have been neglected by history and academic study.

Congratulations our new HRC Doctoral Fellows!

Monday 19 July 2021

Congratulations to Holly Day and Sharon Choe who have been awarded doctoral fellowships with the Humanities Research Centre for 2021-22.

Bigger 6 | CECS article award winner

Thursday 13 May 2021

CECS is happy to announce the winner of the Bigger6/CECS article award, a prize for the best article from 2020 in Romantic studies by an emerging scholar of colour.

CfP: 'Resilience, Renewal, Recovery'

Sunday 9 May 2021

The University of York's Centre for Eighteenth Century Studies and the University of Melbourne's Enlightenment, Romanticism and Contemporary Culture Research Unit is excited to reveal a call for papers for a postgraduate conference this summer.

Save the date: Celebrating Hester Thrale Piozzi (1741–1821)

Sunday 2 May 2021

Today marks the bicentenary of the death of Hester Lynch Salusbury Thrale Piozzi (27 January, 1741 or 16 January, 1740 – 2 May, 1821).

Call for Applications: ‘Gothic Women’ Events Fellow

Wednesday 28 April 2021

The ‘Gothic Women’ team are pleased to invite applications for the position of ‘Gothic Women’ Events Fellow, for a period of one year, starting in June 2021.

Launching the CECS alumni network

Thursday 22 April 2021

Did you study with us for a Masters degree or a PhD? We'd love to hear from you!

Congratulations to Research Associate Yusuke Wakazawa

Thursday 8 April 2021

Former PhD student Yusuke Wakazawa has been appointed in permanent role at Keio University as an Assistant Professor of English.

Blake, zines, and gouda cheese: an interview with Max Reeves

Monday 22 March 2021

As part of her research into Blake’s legacy in the realm of independent and self-publishing, PhD student Caroline Ritchie recently spoke to photographer, publisher, and activist Max Reeves.

Patrick Nuttgens Award 2021

Thursday 4 March 2021

Congratulations to Katie Crowther and Gemma Shearwood, winners of this year's Nuttgens award!

St. Martin’s Lane: Art, Design, and the Cultural Geography of the Eighteenth-Century London Art World

Wednesday 3 March 2021

For those who missed the Zoom seminar, or would like to listen again, the recording from Prof. Stacey Sloboda's talk on 2 March can now be viewed online.

Anne Lister’s Queer and Natural History

Friday 19 February 2021

For those who missed the Zoom seminar, or would like to listen again, the recording from Prof. Laurie Shannon's talk on 16 February can now be viewed online.

Bigger 6 | CECS Article Prize

Monday 1 February 2021

We're pleased to announce a prize for the best article from 2020 in Romantic studies by an emerging scholar of colour.

New University of York college to be named after Yorkshire diarist Anne Lister

Sunday 24 January 2021

A new college at the University of York will be named after scholar and Yorkshire businesswoman, Anne Lister.

Patrick Nuttgens Award 2020

Monday 30 November 2020

Holly Day and Lilian Tabois are the joint winners of this year's award.

CECS Dissertation Prize

Monday 23 November 2020

Congratulations to Rachel Feldberg who has won the 2019-20 Dissertation Prize for the highest mark in her MA in Eighteenth Century Studies cohort.

Capability Brown, Royal Gardener: the Business of Place-Making in Northern Europe

Monday 9 November 2020

CECS and Archaeology academic, Professor Jonathan Finch, co-edits a new book on the famed landscaper.

Publication News! Material Literacy in Eighteenth-Century Britain: A Nation of Makers

Thursday 8 October 2020

Congratulations to CECS and Department of English and Related Literature academic, Chloe Wigston Smith, on the publication of her new book, which is co-edited with Serena Dyer (De Montfort University).

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