Orwell letters unearthed by English doctoral student

7 April 2014

English doctoral student Krystyna Wieszczek has discovered letters by George Orwell which literary scholars had assumed were lost or had been burnt.

Professor Phyllis Lassner awarded Diamond Jubilee International Visiting Fellowship

28 March 2014

Professor Phyllis Lassner was awarded a Diamond Jubilee International Visiting Fellowship for a three-year research collaboration with the English department.

Archduke Franz Ferdinand

The war to end wars, a hundred years on

17 February 2014

The First World War will be remembered through a series of thought-provoking events at the University of Southampton. Academics in History, English, Film and Music have been organising the commemorations throughout 2014 and 2015 which will include seminars, exhibitions and concerts. There will also be a major international conference, lifelong learning study days and a summer school for secondary school pupils.

'Uneasy Neighbours' Conference Success

5 February 2014

SCNR hosted a successful one-day conference on 20 September 2013.

PhD Success

5 February 2014

Humanities, Avenue Campus

International students invited to sample British history and culture

31 January 2014

The University of Southampton is opening its doors this year to students from around the world. A unique International Summer School will introduce them to the best of British culture with classes in English Literature, Film Studies, History and Music, visits to historic places and vibrant cities including London and Bath and organised social events.

Hong Kong

Exploring Knowledge Exchange with International Partners

17 January 2014

Professor Catherine Clarke (English) is leading a project with partners in Hong Kong to investigate the policy and practice of Knowledge Exchange.

Call for Papers

7 January 2014

Buildings and the Body: An interdisciplinary symposium to explore living and building in the medieval and early modern world, 27-28 June 2014, University of Southampton

The 3D visualisation takes shape

Witnessing a medieval city

16 December 2013

The ‘City Witness’ research project sees life in medieval Swansea through a 13th-century text.