News and events

News

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York celebrates The Oxford Handbook of British Romanticism

Posted on Tuesday 23 April 2019

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

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Prestigious Honour for Professor Nick Havely

Posted on Thursday 18 April 2019

Professor Emeritus Nick Havely has been awarded Honorary Memebership of the Dante Society of America, in recognition of his many, longstanding contributions to the field of Dante Studies.

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Professor Jon Mee awarded British Academy Senior Research Fellowship

Posted on Friday 12 April 2019

Professor Jon Mee has been awarded one of only eight Senior Research Fellowships granted by The British Academy this year.

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Collaboration with Tate Britain

Posted on Monday 8 April 2019

To coincide with the opening of the major Blake exhibition at Tate Britain in September 2019 and the re-dedication of a gallery space to the display of his work from Summer 2020, Tate and the Department of English and Related Literature invite applications for a full-time collaborative PhD studentship.

Forthcoming events

Wed
1
May

Black, White, and Read All Over: Mines, Mountains, and the 'Paysage Moralise' of the British Press in the Early Twentieth Century

A Centre for Modern Studies seminar with speaker Dr Abbie Garrington (Durham University). Part of the Centre for Modern Studies 'Modernist Peripheries' research strand.

Thu
2
May

In the next leyf: the edge of the material text

This year the Annual Riddy Lecture will be delivered by Professor Daniel Wakelin (University of Oxford).

Tue
7
May

Wordsworth’s Anglo-French Pamphlet: Public and Private Codes in A Letter to the Bishop of Llandaff

Professor David Duff (Queen Mary, University of London) will be giving the CECS Annual Stephen Copley lecture

Wed
8
May

Dickens and the Epitaphic Imagination

Modern School Research Seminar with speaker Dr Claire Wood (University of Leicester).

Thu
9
May

Sam Reese: Reading and Interview

Join us at the York Medical Society for a special reading by Aotearoa/New Zealand-born writer Sam Reese. Part of the Creative Dissonance: Writing Now Centre for Modern Studies Research Strand and the Writers at York programme.

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