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Thu 30 Sep 2021, 13:42 | Tags: Undergraduate, Postgraduate

Congratulations to Marta Meazza, winner of the Literature category at the 2019 Global Undergraduate Awards

We are proud to announce that Marta Meazza (BA English Literature with Intercalated Year) is the winner of the Literature category at this year's Global Undergraduate Awards for her essay "Toxic Waste, Toxic Masculinity: Femicide, Ecocide and the Slow Violence of Globalization in Roberto Bolaño’s 2666". Marta's work was selected out of an international field of student research for this prestigious recognition, and is now invited to collect her prize at the UA Global Summit in Dublin in November.


Stone upon Stone: Land, Labour and Consciousness in World-Literary Perspective. A talk by Professor Neil Lazarus from the English and Comparative Literature Department.

Thursday 7th December 6:15pm - 7:15 pm S0.11

Have you ever wondered where the contemporary field of academic research is heading? What new ideas and concepts are being explored, what theories are being formulated? How Warwick contributes to the academic conversation?

This new series of talks by undergraduate research journal 'Warwick Uncanny: Journal of Literature, Theory and Modernity' aims to provide an answer to those questions. We will ask academics you might be familiar with - they might be one of your seminar tutors, or one of your lecturers - to talk about their current research projects. This way, you can get a glimpse of what the academic universe looks like beyond the scope of undergraduate and postgraduate studies.

*** Light refreshments will be provided. We will be accepting donations - your spare change can help us fund our future events! ***

Join us for our second event, meet the Warwick Uncanny team and ask us any questions you might have about undergraduate research.

Tue 05 Dec 2017, 16:42 | Tags: Publication, Conference, Undergraduate, Staff, Research, Public Event, English

Prof. Maureen Freely on Sabahattin Ali's Madonna in a Fur Coat

Prof. Maureen Freely's article, 'The Only Dissident Novel for Sale in Turkey: On The Lasting Impact of Madonna in a Fur Coat' was published today by Literary Hub. To read the article, simply click here.


Pop-up International Women's Literature Reading Group

Novelist Sarah Moss and literary translator Chantal Wright from the Warwick Writing Programme will lead a discussion on international women’s literature and the new Warwick Prize for Women in Translation on Wednesday 22 November, 7 - 8.15 p.m., at Warwick Books in Warwick town centre. You may want to read one or more of the six books shortlisted for this year’s prize and come along with your thoughts but you can also simply join us for the discussion – all welcome! Please e-mail translation@warwick.ac.uk to reserve your spot. Supported by the Connecting Cultures GRP, Warwick Books and Harper Collins Independent Thinking.


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