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Literature of the Crusades: Edited by Simon Thomas Parsons and Linda M. Paterson

This new volume discusses a wide array of European textual responses to the medieval crusading movement, from the Plantagenet and Catalan courts to the Italy of Charles of Anjou, Cyprus, and the Holy Land.


Double PhD viva success!

Congratulations to Holly Langstaff (French Studies) and Frank Sterkenburgh (German Studies) on success in their PhD vivas!


Obituary: Prof. Brian Rigby (French Studies)

French Studies at Warwick have been sad to learn of the death of Professor Brian Rigby, who worked at Warwick from the late 1960s until 1992, when he became Professor of French at the University of Hull.

Thu 30 Nov 2017, 09:00 | Tags: French - News Modern Languages - News


An interview with Professor Nick Hewlett on Marx and political violence

Professor Nick Hewlett is interviewed by the State of Nature Blog on Marx and political violence based on his recent book Blood and Progress. Violence in Pursuit of Emancipation



SMLC invites applications for PhD funding (Oct 2018 entry)

The School of Modern Languages and Cultures at the University of Warwick invites applications to the university’s annual funding competition for doctoral students, for entry in October 2018. We are also pleased to announce that, in addition to these university-funded awards, we shall make up to 4 further awards of Doctoral Fellowships to outstanding home/EU applicants: up to 2 for commencement of study on 1 July 2018 and up to 2 for entry in October 2018.




Congratulations to Kayte Stokoe on passing her PhD viva!

Congratulations to Kayte Stokoe on passing her PhD viva! Kayte’s thesis, entitled ‘Reframing Drag Performance: Beyond Theorisations of Drag as Subverting or Upholding the Status Quo’, was supervised by Dr Oliver Davis.

Mon 27 Mar 2017, 16:13 | Tags: Translation Studies - News French - News

Congratulations to Merryn Everitt (French) on passing her PhD viva!

Congratulations to Merryn Everitt (French) on passing her PhD viva. Her thesis, entitled 'Travelling Saints and Religious Travellers in Twelfth- to Fourteenth-Century Francophone and Occitan Literary Texts’, was supervised by Dr Emma Campbell and Professor Linda Paterson.


Congratulations to Dr Oliver Davis (French) on his appointment as Co-Director of the Centre for Research in Philosophy, Literature and the Arts!

Dr Oliver Davis is delighted to have been appointed as Co-Director of the Centre for Research in Philosophy, Literature and the Arts for a two year term commencing April 2017. He looks forward to collaborating with colleagues in Philosophy and from departments across the Arts Faculty to develop the work of this internationally renowned forum for interdisciplinary research and exchange.

Read more about the Centre


Andrea Klaus(German Studies) has published a study on the Year Abroad/Erasmus+ and Brexit together with Silke Mentchen, University of Cambridge




New TRC Opening times

The TRC Resources Room H0.81 is now open from 8.00am until 11.00pm Monday to Friday to all students registered to a module in the SMLC


SMLC Start of term for Intermediate and Final Years

Important start of year information for returning students


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