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Latest News and Events

Latest News and Events

All of our latest news items can be found below. Upcoming school events, for students, staff and those external to the university, are listed on our events page. Make sure to follow us on social media for our latest updates.

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Our Latest News

Creative Writing Lecturer on BBC Radio 4

Dr Rachel Hewitt will be featured on The Long View on 22 June 2021

Renaissance Grant Success

Congratulations to Emma Whipday who is one of the winners of a Renaissance Society of America Grant in Support of Innovative Online Teaching of Renaissance Studies to High School Students.

Student Engagement Research Intern 2021-22 applications now open

The School are now accepting applications for the Student Engagement Research Intern for Semester 1 of 2021-22 academic year.

Creative Writing Professor shortlisted for Pigott Poetry Prize

Professor of Creative Writing, Sinead Morrissey, was shortlisted for a Pigott Poetry Prize.

Re-introducing #NCLReady

We are reintroducing #NCLReady - a hashtag which will alert you to free reading and resources for prospective students.

Creative Writing Alumna Success

Congratulations to MA in Creative Writing Alumna Lily Peters who has written a novel that will be released in late June.

PGR Student selected for Writers Collective

Creative Writing doctoral student Tamsin Rees has achieved wonderful recognition of their work, having been selected for the Orange Tree Theatre Writers Collective.

BBC Radio 3 Feature

Dr Rachel Hewitt discusses street harassment and its history on BBC Radio 3, in conversation with Dr Stacy Gillis and Dr Liz O'Donnell.

New Eighteenth Century Monograph

Congratulations to Dr James Harriman-Smith on the publication of his new book.

New Generation Thinker 2021

Congratulations to Dr Jake Morris-Campbell who has been named one of the ten New Generation Thinkers 2021.

London Renaissance Seminar Contribution Award

Congratulations to Professor Jennifer Richards who has received an award for outstanding contributions to the field of the Renaissance in 2020.

New Generation Thinker on BBC Radio 3

Dr Preti Taneja features on the BBC Radio 3 programme Books to Make Space for on the Bookshelf.

Professor Linda Anderson awarded OBE

School of English Literature, Language and Linguistics colleague has been recognised for services to Higher Education in the Queen's New Year's Honours.