Call for Contributors, The Year’s Work in English Studies

There are three vacancies for contributors to write entries on the scholarship on Renaissance drama in The Year's Work in English Studies: i) Shakespeare’s comedies; ii) Editions of Renaissance plays (excluding Shakespeare); iii) Criticism on Renaissance drama (excluding Shakespeare, Marlowe and Jonson). Contributors write a narrative bibliography that records and evaluates the scholarly and critical … Continue reading Call for Contributors, The Year’s Work in English Studies

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Lecturer in English Literature (Medieval & Early Modern), University of Hull

"The successful applicant will be expected to provide teaching and undertake assessment for the following undergraduate modules: Introduction to Poetry (semester one); Introduction to Medieval Literature (semester one); Introduction to Renaissance Literature (semester two) and the following postgraduate module: Research Skills II (semester two). Candidates must have a good degree and a PhD or equivalent … Continue reading Lecturer in English Literature (Medieval & Early Modern), University of Hull

Early Drama at Kent: New Blog Showcasing Student Work

This blog showcases some of the best academic and creative work by Year 1 students on the University of Kent’s Early Drama module. On this course, students encounter English drama from the Latin liturgical performances of the early medieval period to the opening of the playhouses in the late sixteenth century. Explore the site and … Continue reading Early Drama at Kent: New Blog Showcasing Student Work

Lecturer in Medieval Literature, King’s College London

Fixed-term (10 months) Lecturer in Medieval Literature The Department wishes to appoint a Lecturer in Medieval Literature. Applicants should be specialists in English literature before 1300 with an interest in Old or Middle English. Preference may be shown to those that have interests in visual and material culture, and candidates will be expected to be … Continue reading Lecturer in Medieval Literature, King’s College London

CfP: Moveable Types: People, Ideas, and Objects

27-29 November 2014, University of Kent Moveable Types is a three day conference which aims to re-examine the processes of cultural exchange in early modern Europe. Traditional historiography has tended to focus on a bilateral transfer of cultures, which, however meaningful, also lift out individual moments of cultural exchange from the environment which made such … Continue reading CfP: Moveable Types: People, Ideas, and Objects