This feature looks at how England both made and undid Melville’s weird masterpiece Moby Dick.
On Tuesday May 3rd, starting at 5.30 with a wine reception, we have a special event in the Nuffield Theatre to celebrate the Department’s unique strength in combining creative and critical writing.
Paul Farley and Paul Muldoon both have newly commissioned poems appearing in On Shakespeare’s Sonnets: a Poets’ Celebration, a new book published by Bloomsbury as part of The Arden Shakespeare series this week.
The department is closely involved in the Leverhulme funded project "Geospatial Innovation in the Digital Humanities” 2016-2019 on which Sally Bushell is Co-Investigator.
Professor Alison Findlay, Director of the Shakespeare Programme, will be speaking at a Symposium on The Merry Wives of Windsor organised by the Australian Centre for the History of Emotions based at the University of Western Australia, Perth.
A team involving Professor Alison Findlay of English and Creative Writing and led by Jonathan Culpeper has been awarded £1 million by the AHRC to create a new Encyclopaedia of Shakespeare’s Language
Professor Alison Findlay will be discussing Lady Jane Lumley’s Iphigenia at Aulis (c.1555), the first translation of Euripides into English and the first play written by a woman as part of Nottingham University’s Centre for Ancient Drama and its Reception, based in the Department of Classics.
Professor Alison Findlay's most recent work as dramaturg to The Rose Company is on Research and Development of an all-female production of Coriolanus.
Congratulations to Ines Gregori Labarta, one of our MA in Creative Writing students, on winning the Chancellor’s Medal Award for achieving the highest marks across the whole of the Faculty.
The Wordsworth, War & Waterloo exhibition that English & Creative Writing Professor Simon Bainbridge co-curated has recently closed following a successful run in Grassmere.