News and events

News

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PhD Student's Prize-winning Papers

Posted on Wednesday 21 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.

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Jon McGovern wins prestigious Gordon Forster Essay Prize

Posted on Friday 2 August 2019

We are delighted to announce that Jon McGovern, whose recently submitted PhD thesis investigates Anti-Sedition Literature in England 1536-1603, is this year's winner of the Gordon Forster Essay Prize.

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Alumna publishes poetry book

Posted on Thursday 1 August 2019

York Alumna Emily Willis will launch a book of poems which present a psychogeographical exploration of the North East coastline.

National Student Survey 2019

Posted on Tuesday 9 July 2019

We’re delighted to have some of the happiest English students in the UK.

Forthcoming events

Wed
9
Oct

Some Aspects of English Poetry

Modern School Research Seminar with speaker Dr James Williams (University of York).

Wed
16
Oct

Sylvia Townsend Warner and the Possibilities of Freedom

Modern School Research Seminar with speaker Professor Peter Swaab (University College London).

Thu
17
Oct

In conversation and reading: Professor Martin Hägglund

Professor Martin Hägglund joins us as part of the UK book tour for his new book 'This Life: Secular Faith and Spiritual Freedom'.

Fri
18
Oct

HRC Celebration

A celebration to mark the 10th anniversary of the Humanities Research Centre.

Sat
26
Oct

David Edgar: 'Trying It On'

After a writing career spanning 50 years, celebrated playwright David Edgar makes his professional debut as a performer in a measured and moving show about activism, ageing, and the cyclical struggle against far-right populism.

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