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University of Oxford Faculty of English

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The Faculty of English Language and Literature is by far the largest English Department in the UK, with over 75 permanent postholders, a further 70 Faculty members, 900 undergraduates and 300 postgraduates. The Faculty has a very distinguished research and teaching record, covering all periods of English Literature.

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British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowships

 

The Faculty welcomes interest from suitably qualified applicants in this year's British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship scheme, for awards to be taken up in September or October 2016. The scheme is designed to "offer opportunities for outstanding early career researchers to strengthen their experience of research and teaching in a university environment which will develop their curriculum vitae and improve their prospects of obtaining permanent lecturing posts by the end of the Fellowship."

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Dr Tessa Roynon wins Toni Morrison Society Book Prize

Dr Tessa Roynon's monograph Toni Morrison and the Classical Tradition: Transforming American Culture (OUP, 2013), has just won the Toni Morrison Society Book Prize for best single-authored book.

A committee of Morrison scholars judged the book the best of the 11 book-length studies of Toni Morrison published by major presses between 2012 and 2015. The award was announced at the ALA conference in Boston at the end of May.

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English Faculty academics celebrated at Oxford University Student Union Teaching Awards

 

Oxford University Student Union launched the Teaching Awards to celebrate great teaching and promote the qualities of great teachers to help improve the overall standard of an Oxford education.

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Upcoming Events

A Life in Words: Marking the 100th anniversary of the death of Sir James A. H. Murray

24 July 2015

 

James Murray: A Life in Words

24th July 2015: 2.30- 7.30

For full programme of events, click here. All events are free. The event website is: https://celebratingjamesmurray.wordpress.com

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Johnson and Shakespeare 2015

7 August 2015 - 9 August 2015

A Conference to mark the two hundred and fiftieth anniversary of the publication of Samuel Johnson’s The Plays of William Shakespeare will be held at Pembroke College, Oxford on 7–9 August 2015. For further details, and the call for papers, click here.

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Samuel Daniel, Poet and Historian: A two-day conference

10 September 2015 - 11 September 2015

 

Thursday and Friday, 10-11 September 2015, at The Royal College of Music

 

Conference Organizers: John Pitcher (St John’s College, Oxford) & Yasmin Arshad (UCL)

This is the first Conference devoted to Samuel Daniel (1562-1619), and it is presented by a consortium of universities—UCL’s Centre for Early Modern Exchanges, the English Faculty at Oxford University, St John’s College Oxford, and the Royal College of Music.

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