Highly Commended Award for former BA Student
In a remarkable achievement, Emily Swallow has been honored with a 'Highly Commended' recognition in the Literature category at the prestigious Global Undergraduate Awards 2023. Emily's outstanding essay, titled “Holy Capitalism Batman! Exploring the Relationship Between Urban Capitalism and the Hard-Boiled Genre,” garnered well-deserved acclaim. The essay was originally crafted for the module 'Twentieth-Century American Literature'
'the woods, the woods' - an installation on Shakespeare's Relationship with Britain's Forests by Molly Dunne - Tuesday 23rd May 2023 - 11am - 5pm
11am to 5pm - Queen's Beacon on the Hill by Cryfield Village.
'The woods, the woods' explores what the forest stands for in Shakespeare’s works: how has our presentation of them evolved and what do they represent,liberate and constrict. It looks at social breakdown and symbolism, as well as directorial approaches towards the tricky and increasingly avoided task of creative the greenwood on stage.
Location: The Glade by Cryfield Cottages. The installation will be visible from the Queen's Jubilee Beacon on Windmill Hill.
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.
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.