English & Comparative Literary Studies News
Professor Carol Rutter to deliver Notre Dame London Shakespeare Lecture on 22 March
Carol RutterLink opens in a new window, Professor of Shakespeare and Performance Studies, will deliver this year's Notre Dame London Shakespeare Lecture, 'Widening the Shakespeare Circle: the Playwright, the Diplomat and the Theatricality of Everyday Life' on Tuesday 22 March, 2022.
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.
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.
The BACLS Edited Collection Prize
We are delighted to share the news that "World Literature, Neoliberalism, and the Culture of Discontent has been awarded the British Association for Contemporary Literary Studies 2019 Edited Collection Prize. Panellists thought that this hugely impressive collection makes a tremendous contribution to the kind of research that BACLS promotes.”
This is an essay collection that Stephen Shapiro and Sharae Deckard carried out for Prof Neil Lazarus' and Prof Pablo Mukherjee’s Palgrave series.
This is a culmination of work carried out by Mike Niblett, Claire Westall, Kerstin Oloff, and Richard Godden, who all have essays in it, so it speaks to the research culture of the department.