5th Annual Postgraduate Research Conference Department of English, History and Creative Writing Tuesday 2 April 2019 This event is designed to celebrate the significant contribution that our postgraduates, from MA/MRes to PhD, make not only to the Department of English, History and Creative Writing but to Edge Hill University. This is an opportunity for our […]
As we say goodbye to 2018 – the 200th anniversary year of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein – first-year student reporter Mathew Hunter reflects on his experiences studying the novel, and its legacy, at Edge Hill. 2018 marked the bicentenary of possibly the best-known Gothic novel of all time: Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein. As an English Literature […]
This Halloween, Andrew McInnes, Senior Lecturer in English Literature, and Philippa Holloway, Creative Writing Postgraduate Researcher, performed a series of readings of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein and Alasdair Gray’s Poor Things as part of the worldwide ‘Frankenreads’ initiative, celebrating the 200th anniversary of Shelley’s novel. Andy played the part of Shelley’s antihero, Victor Frankenstein, talking the […]
An interdisciplinary conference at Edge Hill University is exploring the use and abuse of substances in the Long 19th Century period – from opiates to beef tea.
Edge Hill’s Fastrack course has led to a wealth of opportunities for dedicated volunteer Rachel, who had no idea which direction to go in when she left school.
Edge Hill University has a new Head of Department of English, History and Creative Writing.
English Literature student Lauren Findlay reports on the latest Gothic literature events from Speke Hall, Liverpool. In partnership with their ‘Romance and Revival: the Gothic at Speke Hall’ feature, Speke Hall have partnered with Manchester Metropolitan University to deliver a series of lectures on the Victorian Gothic. The lectures, running until July 5th, explore […]
The Department of English, History, and Creative Writing is delighted that second year English Literature student, Kashmiri Rajcoomar won 3rd prize in the hotly contested ‘Student Employee of the Year’ category. Kashmiri was nominated by Laura Eastlake and Andrew McInnes for her outstanding contributions at Open Days and Applicant Visit Days. Kashmiri acts as an […]
On Monday 19th February a group of third years students studying the Victorian novel visited the Bronte Parsonage Museum at Haworth. The parsonage was the home of Charlotte, Emily and Anne Bronte and the place where they wrote their most famous works including Jane Eyre (1847), Wuthering Heights (1847) and the lesser-known text which students […]
The Wonder Women Campaign: ‘100 Years of Women’s Right to Vote’ Suffragette Symposium Wednesday 28th February 2018 The Tech Hub, Edge Hill University 2.00pm – 9.00pm Register Here Celebrating the 100th anniversary of women winning the right to vote in the UK, GenSex and the Institute for Creative Enterprise present the Suffragette Symposium which will […]