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Fellowship Applications Accepted

Thursday 8 February 2018
Fellowship applications are currently accepted for Visiting Research Fellowships, Postdoctoral Research Fellowships, and Research Fellowships. 

The Anthony Davis Book Collecting Prize

Thursday 1 February 2018
About the Prize Senate House Library and the Institute of English Studies are offering, for the fifth time, a prize to a student of the University of London (including the School of Advanced Study and any of the Colleges of the University) for a coherent collection of printed and/or manuscript materials.

Professor Clare Lees named new director of the Institute of English Studies

Wednesday 10 January 2018
Clare A Lees, Professor of Medieval Literature in the Department of English at King’s College London, has been appointed Director of the Institute of English Studies (IES) at the School of Advanced Study, University of London, with effect from 1 September 2018. She will be the first female Director of the IES.

Happy Holidays from the IES

Wednesday 20 December 2017
The Institute of English Studies wishes everyone a happy holiday season and a pleasant start to 2018. Please note that office will be closed Friday 22 December through Monday 1 January inclusive. The office will reopen 2 January 2018.

University English Book Prize 2017

Thursday 23 November 2017
Entries are invited for the University English Book Prize, awarded annually for the best scholarly book by an early-career academic working in an English department affiliated to University English (formerly CCUE).

Three IES Fellows Now Honorary Members of the AAAS

Tuesday 24 October 2017
The Institute of English Studies is delighted to announce that Professor Sir Brian Vickers (Senior Research Fellow IES and Distinguished Senior Fellow, School of Advanced Study), who had been elected an International Honorary Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2007, was admitted at this year's Induction ceremony. Two further Senior Research Fellows in the Institute, Professor Isobel Armstrong (elected 2014), and Professor John Haffenden (elected 2017), also hold this position of eminence.

IES welcomes Lecturer in Digital Approaches to Literature

Friday 20 October 2017
The IES is delighted to welcome Dr Christopher Ohge as Lecturer in Digital Approaches to Literature. Dr Ohge holds a PhD in Editorial Studies and English Literature from the Editorial Institute at Boston University. Prior, he was the Associate Editor at the Mark Twain Project at UC Berkeley and was a co-editor of the Melville Electronic Library. Dr Ohge will hold the post for three years in the first instance.

IES Welcomes Applications for Director

Thursday 19 October 2017
Applications are invited for the full-time post of Director of the Institute of English Studies (secondment or permanent appointment). The role is open to a person from any field in the study of English, broadly conceived. The School seeks someone of outstanding academic stature able to command the respect of the English studies community, bring leadership qualities and experience to develop IES in line with its key objectives, and enhance the work of the Institute nationally and internationally.

New post: Institute of English Studies - Project Researcher

Friday 1 September 2017
The School of Advanced Study is seeking a Project Researcher: The Ministry of Information’s use of graphic art 1939-46 to join the Institute of English Studies.  Apply here The School of Advanced Study The School of Advanced Study, University of London, is a unique institution in UK higher education. Comprising a set of postgraduate institutes and a variety of central academic initiatives, it is the UK’s national and international centre for the support, promotion and facilitation of research in the humanities, broadly defined. Institute of English Studies

Elizabeth Savage named as a juror for the Association of Print Scholars' Grants Programme

Thursday 20 July 2017
Dr Elizabeth Savage, Lecturer and British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow in Book History and Communications, has been named as a juror for the Association of Print Scholars ' (APS) grant programme, 2017-19. Dr Savage will be one of three leading members in the field who decide which of the members’ projects to fund for the next two years. 

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