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York Alumnus Wins Commendation in Prestigious Translation Prize

Posted on Tuesday 20 December 2022

Congratulations to Anna Thyregod Wilcks, who has received a commendation in the prestigious Stephen Spender Prize 2022.

York alumnus wins prestigious translation prize

Posted on Wednesday 14 December 2022

Congratulations to Dr Sana R. Chaudhry who has been awarded the 2022-2023 Jawad Memorial Prize for Urdu-English Translation for 'My Dear Teacher', Sana's translation of Julien Columeau's compelling story 'Pyaare Ustaad'. 

Doctoral candidate recruitment call

Posted on Friday 9 December 2022

The University of York’s Centre for Women’s Studies and Department of English & Related Literature are recruiting for a Doctoral Candidate to work on the “Translational genres: genre/gender crossings in translation and creative practice” research strand on EUTERPE: European Literatures and Gender in Transnational Perspective, an international, collaborative Marie Skłodowska-Curie Doctoral Networks project, funded by Horizon Europe and UKRI and involving a consortium of 7 European universities, working with non-academic Associate Partners.

Fully-funded PhD post on Transnational Women's Literature (EUTERPE) at York's Centre for Women's Studies and Department of English & Related Literature

Posted on Friday 11 November 2022

York’s Centre for Women’s Studies and Department of English & Related Literature will soon be advertising a new, fully funded PhD position as part of our collaborative, international Marie Curie Horizon/UKRI Doctoral Networks project, EUTERPE: European Literatures and Gender from a Transnational Perspective. Learn more about the research scope and requirements for the York-based PhD post and access the live job calls at other institutions.

Forthcoming events


queer! opening

This exhibition will explore sexuality in all its forms and the world beyond a gender binary. 


L-Shaped Kinships: Families that Fail Queerly in 1960s British Film

Modern School research seminar with speaker Dr Melissa Oliver-Powell (York).



Join us for this engaging event with Professor Heidi Brayman (University of California, Riverside)


Crudi Dench drag night

queer! hosts a drag night alongside Haus of Dench with a performance by Crudi Dench.


Translation and the Transcreated Nation: The Case of Quratulain Hyder 

Reading by Sadia Abbas, professor of postcolonial studies at Rutgers University-Newark and director of the Center for European Studies at Rutgers-New Brunswick.

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