Professor Anthony Grant (Edge Hill University) interviewed in “Reviewer meets Reviewed”

REVIEWER MEETS REVIEWED A VIRTUAL SEMINAR SERIES OF THE ROYAL ANTHROPOLOGICAL INSTITUTE Thursday 30 September 2021, 1.00-3.00pm (BST) Hegemonies of language and their discontents: The Southwest North American region since 1540 The British Museum’s Anthropology Library and Research Centre, in conjunction with the Royal Anthropological Institute, is pleased to present ‘Reviewer meets Reviewed’, a discussion […]

An Unexpected Virtual Event

In this post, Kate Wilson one of our BA (Hons) Creative Writing students shares her experience of interning on the 2020 Edge Hill Short Story Prize: When I applied for the internship of the Edge Hill Short Story Prize back in February 2020, to be mentored by playwright and creative writing lecturer Billy Cowan, neither […]

Edge Hill academic awarded Honorary Research Fellowship ahead of major exhibition

exhibition poster featuring John Collier's Lilith

The Exhibition Poster An Edge Hill academic has been awarded a prestigious Honorary Research Fellowship ahead of a major exhibition on the femme fatale. Dr Laura Eastlake, Senior Lecturer in English Literature, has been awarded the fellowship by The Atkinson museum and gallery in Southport to develop research into ancient worlds and nineteenth-century art. Laura […]

Linguistics Research Seminar

Talks in 2020 so far 20 February 2020 Prof Wendy Anderson University of Glasgow The metaphorical threads of English: a digital humanities approach The semantic domain of Textiles is a very productive one for metaphor in English, and some of its metaphorical connections are long-standing, traceable back to Old English. Things that are unimportant can […]

Linguistics Research Seminar

Wednesday 13 February, 2pm, M46 (Main Building) Dr Helen Faye West (University of Chester) How ‘Scouse’ are Ormskirk and Southport? Abstract Sociolinguistic studies that have focussed on identity have argued that speaker identity is accentuated in border regions due to speakers’ desire to project a strong sense of distinctiveness (Watt, Llamas, Docherty, Hall, & Nycz 2014, […]

Issue 3 of ‘MONITOR Global Intelligence on Racism’ OUT NOW

MONITOR Global Intelligence on Racism is a multimedia magazine dedicated to bringing expertise on racism to public debate. Issue 3 is out now, with podcasts, videos, and art. ErRS convenor Professor James Renton is the Academic Advisor at MONITOR, which is based at the European University Institute in Italy. The latest issue includes: ErRS convenor […]

A passion for HR

Emily Forbes

Emily knew she wanted a career in HR but felt her English degree was too broad to give her the specific skills she needed for her chosen field.