News and events

News

Man Booker Prize 2017

Posted on Wednesday 2 August 2017

Congratulations to PhD student Fiona Mozley, whose debut novel 'Elmet' has been longlisted for the 2017 Man Booker Prize.


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PhD Student awarded Fulbright Scholarship

Posted on Thursday 15 June 2017

Lola Boorman, a PhD student in the Department of English, has been awarded a Fulbright Scholarship for 2017/18


David Attwell
Professor David Attwell in Cape Town

Posted on Wednesday 24 May 2017

Professor David Attwell is to give the University of Cape Town 'Winter School lectures' (this Summer!), entitled: 'The Writing Event: Process, Discovery And Craft In J.M. Coetzee'


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Austen at 200

Posted on Tuesday 16 May 2017

A programme of screenings, talks and discussions to celebrate Jane Austen’s writing and legacy, marking the 200th anniversary of her death.



Forthcoming events

Wed
4
Oct

Professors, Pigs and Pygmalion: Textual Traces of Lost Phonographic Practices and the Academic Study of Modern Languages

Modern School Research Seminar with speaker Catherine Robson (New York University).

Fri
6
Oct

Silent Shakespeare

An evening of nostalgia, wonderment and silliness.

Wed
11
Oct

On Psychic Pain

The first in a series of three seminars this year by Visiting Professor Adam Phillips, Writer and Psychoanalyst.

Wed
11
Oct

Shame and Attention

This is the first of three lectures this year by Visiting Professor Adam Phillips, Writer and Psychoanalyst.

Wed
25
Oct

Women's Work: Allusion and Education in Mid-Twentieth Century Fiction

Modern School Research Seminar with speaker Dr Claire Jarvis (Stanford University).

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