English at Salford

Decolonising the Curriculum

Emma Barnes (Salford PhD), Hannah Bury (Salford PhD), Natalie Ilsley (Manchester PhD) and Jade Munslow Ong (Salford) have been awarded £4973 AHRC NWCDTP funding for a Research Impact project entitled ‘South African Modernism as Decolonising Methodology for A-Level English Literature’ (Sep 2021-Jun 2022). They will use the funding to develop and run a programme of teaching

Journal of British and Irish Innovative Poetry affiliates with ConTempo

The Journal of British and Irish Innovative Poetry, edited by Scott Thurston (Salford), Gareth Farmer (Uni of Bedfordshire) and Vicky Sparrow (Uni of Nottingham) is delighted to announce a new affiliation with Centre for Contemporary Poetry, or ConTempo, which is convened between the Universities of Bangor, Aberystwyth, Brighton, Plymouth and Surrey. You can find out

Hazel Price speaks at University of Kent

Today, Hazel Price delivered a paper at the Centre for Language and Linguistics at The University of Kent entitled: ‘Exploring and predicting semantic change in the language of mental health: a corpus-based study of UK news reports on mental illness.’ Hazel writes: In this talk, I introduce the MI 1984-2014 corpus which comprises 44,819,893 words

New article by Hannah Bury

PhD student Hannah Bury has just published her first peer-reviewed article, ‘Stretched Nerves and Suffering Minds: The Isolating Effects of Female Madness in Villette‘ in the Brontë Studies journal. Congratulations Hannah! You can read her article here: https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/14748932.2021.1875631

ENGLISH RESEARCH SEMINAR

“Risky Mutual Transfusions”: Guest writer Jenn Ashworth presents Notes Made While Falling, followed by creative responses from Alicia Rouverol & Rachel Newsome  Wednesday 17 March 3-5pm on Teams Please write to S.Thurston@salford.ac.uk if you would like to join us! Jenn Ashworth is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and Professor of Writing at

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English Research Seminar

English Research Seminar: Judy Kendall and Jack Wilson Wednesday 9 March 2021 2-4pm on Teams Please write to S.Thurston@salford.ac.uk if you would like to join us! Judy Kendall ‘Extralingual Translation: the Paratextual, the Visual and the Thing’: Making the most of the sabbatical This paper will give a brief overview of my monograph Where Language Thickens which