English Department ranked 20th in the world
We are delighted to announce that the English and Comparative Literary Studies Department, have again been placed in the top 20 English departments in the world by the QS World University Rankings by Subject.
Stephen Shapiro's book, Pentecostal Modernism, long listed for the 2019 Allan Lloyd Smith Prize.
Stephen Shapiro's Pentecostal Modernism: Lovecraft, Los Angeles, and World-Systems Culture (Bloomsbury, 2017), co-written with Philip Barnard, has been long listed for the 2019 Allan Lloyd Smith Prize by the International Gothic Studies Association. Congratulations, Stephen!
Carmen Thong graduated with a first-class bachelor’s degree (Honors) in English literature from Warwick, before completing a master’s degree in world literatures in English with distinction at the University of Oxford. She is now pursuing a PhD in English at Stanford School of Humanities and Sciences. The Knight-Hennessy Scholarships are some of the most prestigious in the world.
Originally from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Carmen has published in the Postcolonial Studies Associationnewsletter and within the Studies in World Literature series by Columbia University Press. She has also been invited as a research panelist to conferences held at Oxford, Cambridge, Harvard, St Andrews, Edinburgh, and others. She was awarded an undergraduate scholarship from a leading telco in Malaysia, where she completed a management training program and later took on a role in Strategy & Business Management. While at Oxford, she founded RISeN (Racial Inequalities Support Network) and collaborated with equality officers, charities, governing bodies, and other activist groups to create a productive space for students of color.
Will Eaves' Murmur up for the RoC Prize and Wellcome Book Prize
Will Eaves' novel, Murmur, has been shortlisted for the Republic of Consciousness Prize 2019 and longlisted for the Wellcome Book Prize 2019—congratulations, Will!