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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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Drue Heinz Professorship of American Literature

 

We are delighted to announce that Dr Lloyd Pratt has been appointed to the Drue Heinz Professorship of American Literature, and will take up his new post in July 2016.

 

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New Shakespeare First Folio discovered 400 years after his death

A new Shakespeare First Folio has been discovered at Mount Stuart on the Isle of Bute. Emma Smith, Professor of Shakespeare Studies at Oxford University, has authenticated the First Folio as genuine, bringing the total of First Folios known to survive to 234.

Today's announcement comes nearly 400 years after Shakespeare died, on April 23 1616.

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Upcoming Events

The Astor Lecture 2016

6 June 2016

Professor Zachary Lesser (University of Pennsylvania), 'Shakespeare’s Ghosts: Rethinking the ‘False Folio’”

Monday of week 7, 5pm, Lecture Theatre 2, St Cross Building

 

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Conquest: 1016, 1066

20 July 2016 - 23 July 2016

An Interdisciplinary Anniversary Conference

Worcester College, Oxford, and TORCH, 20-23 July 2016

A major conference to mark the 950th anniversary of the Norman Conquest and 1000th anniversary of Danish conquest.

Topics include (in no particular order):

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Christian Literature Studies Group Day Conference 2016

5 November 2016

 

Christian Literature Studies Group Day Conference 2016

Shaping Ends:  Aspects of Apocalypse

Date: Saturday 5 November 2016

At: Corpus Christi College

Details:  http://www.clsg.org/html/conference.html

Organiser: Dr Roger Kojecký:  secretary@clsg.org

 

 

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