Senior Research Fellow Prof. Sir Brian Vickers to Deliver Sam Wanamaker Fellowship Lecture

Thursday 30 April 2015
IES Senior Research Fellow Professor Sir Brian Vickers, general editor of the Collected Works of John Ford (OUP, 2011-), will deliver the 2015 Sam Wanamaker Fellowship Lecture in the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse (Shakespeare's Globe) on Thursday 11 June 2015 at 7pm. Professor Sir Brian Vickers will lecture on 'John Ford and Feminine Virtue'. For further information, see the press release from Shakespeare's Globe.

Postdoctoral Fellowship (MoI Project)

Thursday 16 April 2015
Applications are invited for a research assistantship, as part of a four-year major research project funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) which started in February 2014. The post is available from 1 July 2015 for a fixed term until 26 January 2018. The Project

'Reviewing the Activities of the IES' (Advisory Council report February 2015)

Wednesday 25 March 2015
Professor Philip Murphy, Acting Director of the Institute of English Studies, welcomed an informal and future-oriented review of the Institute’s activities from its Advisory Council. The document’s aim is to advise on future opportunities and to develop the range and reach of the Institute’s current portfolio. The review was initiated by the Institute’s Advisory Council and the report was received at its meeting on the 13 March 2015. Reviewing the Activities of the IES (PDF)

Continuation of the Institute of English Studies agreed

Thursday 29 January 2015
The Board of Trustees of the University of London yesterday approved the School of Advanced Study’s sustainability plan, which includes the continuation of the Institute of English Studies in its current form.  We are naturally delighted with this decision which ends a difficult period of uncertainty. It endorses the essential work that the Institute undertakes in enhancing innovative research in English, one of the largest disciplines in the Humanities.