Thursday 23 January 2020
Registration now open for this CECS one day conference
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.
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.
Tuesday 9 April 2019
Funding has been granted for a research project exploring literature from the early British industrial revolution.
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.
Wednesday 3 April 2019
See footage of our recent Peterloo at 200 event at the York Picturehouse Cinema.
Wednesday 20 March 2019
Gabriella Barnard-Edmunds and Alice Rhodes have won research bursaries to support their research.
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
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.
Tuesday 18 December 2018
CECS students reunite to produce a collaborative piece for the arts and culture magazine Garageland