News and events

News

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Congratulation to our First Years!

Posted on Monday 4 February 2019

Warmest congratulations to the UK and International recipients of our Academic Excellence Awards 2018/9.

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Anouncing One-Off Screening Female Human Animals

Posted on Monday 28 January 2019

This Thursday, the Department of English and Related Literature is thrilled to be hosting a free public film screening of the arthouse film Female Human Animal (2018), directed by Josh Appignanesi and starring and written in collaboration with the contemporary British-Mexican novelist Chloe Aridjis.

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English Students Win Internship Awards

Posted on Wednesday 19 December 2018

Congratulations to Poppy Aston (English/History of Art) and Lizzy Holling (English), who have been named Intern of the Year and Campus Intern of the Year respectively at an awards ceremony attended by local businesses, university staff and fellow students.

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Looking for PhD funding? WRoCAH competition for PhD studentships starting in October 2019 is now open!

Posted on Tuesday 30 October 2018

The White Rose College of the Arts & Humanities (WRoCAH) is a Doctoral Training Partnership of the Universities of Leeds, Sheffield and York. It is responsible for the distribution of AHRC-funded doctoral studentships for these universities and for the coordination of a doctoral training programme.

Forthcoming events

Wed
20
Feb

Ten Reasons to Read Radclyffe Hall

An event for LGBT History Month with speaker Dr Hannah Roche (University of York).

Mon
25
Feb

CREMS Cabinet of Curiosities' Spring Colloquium

Keynote: Professor Helen Smith (York)

Tue
26
Feb

Poetics of the Pillory: English Literature and Seditious Libel 1660-1820

CECS Research Seminar with Thomas Keymer (University of Toronto)

Wed
27
Feb

Story-Telling and Staging Romance in Shakespeare’s 'Pericles'

A 'Historicizing Fictionality' Seminar with speaker Jane Raisch (Department of English and Related Literature, University of York).

Thu
28
Feb

The Watch-Bitch Now: Reassessing the Natural Woman in Han Kang's 'The Vegetarian'

Part of the Centre for Modern Studies 'Creative Dissonance: Writing Now' research strand.

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