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Podcast: Latin Poetry in the Caribbean, with Dr John Gilmore

Dr John Gilmore speaks about the light Francis Williams’s one surviving poem sheds on the lesser-known functions of Latin in the British colonies. He shares how Latin poetry became a conduit for arguments about the intellectual capacity of people of African descent and, by extension, about the illegitimacy of the slave trade.

Fri 25 Feb 2022, 15:09 | Tags: Staff, Research, English, Media

Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellowship Scheme

The Department of English and Comparative Literary Studies at the University of Warwick encourages outstanding postdoctoral scholars to apply to The Leverhulme Trust’s Early Career Fellowships scheme, for Fellowships starting in the 2022/23 academic year. The three-year Fellowship contributes 100% of the Fellow’s salary in the first year, and thereafter 50% of the salary, with the balance being paid by the University. Appointments at the University of Warwick are dependent on the award of the Fellowship.

Tue 02 Nov 2021, 12:17 | Tags: Research, Postgraduate, Funding, English


Listen to Prof Stephen Shapiro on BBC Radio 3

Shahidha Bari is joined by Stephen Shapiro and guests to read volume 4 of Foucault's History of Sexuality, which has been translated into English for the first time.

Fri 26 Feb 2021, 09:49 | Tags: Staff, English, Media

Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellowship Scheme - details & deadline for the 2021/22 academic year

The Department of English and Comparative Literary Studies, University of Warwick, encourages outstanding postdoctoral scholars to apply to The Leverhulme Trust’s Early Career Fellowships scheme, for Fellowships starting in the 2021/22 academic year.

Wed 18 Nov 2020, 15:51 | Tags: Research, Funding, English

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