News and events

News

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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.

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Department Wins Athena Swan Bronze Award

Posted on Monday 29 October 2018

We are delighted that the Department of English and Related Literature has received an Athena Swan Bronze Award, in recognition of our commitment to gender equality.

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York English launches major Peterloo retrospective

Posted on Wednesday 24 October 2018

On 2nd November, the Department of English and Related Literature will launch a series of events to commemorate and understand the notorious Peterloo massacre.

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Emma Major to give prestigious lecture at Durham

Posted on Monday 15 October 2018

Dr Emma Major, of the Department of English, is delighted to have been invited to give this year's Robin Dix Lecture at Durham University.

Forthcoming events

Mon
14
Jan

Mary Guyatt on Careers in the Heritage Industry

Join us for a talk about careers in the Heritage industry, led by Dr Mary Guyatt, the Director of the Jane Austen’s House Museum in Chawton.

Wed
16
Jan

Locating Nancy Holt

A Modernist Peripheries event with speaker Dr James Boaden (History of Art, University of York).

Wed
23
Jan

Radio's Vernacular Modernism

CModS research seminar with Professor Kate Lacey (University of Sussex).

Fri
25
Jan

Sam Thompson: Reading and Interview

Join us for a special reading by Belfast-based writer Sam Thompson, followed by an interview and wine reception. Part of the Creative Dissonance CModS Research Strand and the Writers at York programme.

Wed
30
Jan

Oscar Wilde, Modernism and the Queering of Realism

Modern School Research Seminar with speaker Dr Sos Eltis (University of Oxford).

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