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Some thoughts on assembling a creature: Frankenstein

I was recently asked by CUP to reflect upon my experience of editing The Cambridge Companion to Frankenstein (a novel that features on our core...
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Coming Soon from SuTCo: The Duchess of Malfi

The Duchess of Malfi by John Webster is, in my opinion, a particularly feminist piece of early modern drama. When I decided to put...
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What is Old?

‘What is Old?’ is a University of Sheffield community engagement project in collaboration with the creative arts charity Ignite Imaginations. It’s designed to engage...
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Literature of the English Country House: Meet Samraghni Bonnerjee!

On Monday 27 June 2016 the School of English’s flagship MOOC returns. Literature of the English Country House, which offers a literary tour of English...
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Speech Prosody 2016

Irene-Chen Shen, a PGR student supervised across the Schools of English and Human Communication Sciences, has recently presented her work at Speech Prosody 2016,...
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First Student Sheffield Renaissance Conference

Scholars from Sheffield and York gathered last week to showcase their research at a student-organised conference called The Marginal in the Early Modern.  Papers...
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Conference Season for Sheffield PGRs

Spring is (finally) in the air, and PGRs in the School of English have been busy bees organizing and presenting at conferences, festivals, and...
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The House of Help: Sheffield’s home for ‘friendless girls’

MA students in the School of English are provided with the opportunity of taking a work placement as part of their degree programme. This...
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An Economy of Romance: Romantic Fiction and Financial Crisis

Everybody’s got to have a hobby. Mine involves reading romantic novels (with a terrible reputation for being trashy) and every so often it also involves...
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Starcross’d Songs: The Sound of Shakespeare (7 May 2016)

Join us to commemorate one of the nation’s best loved playwrights in the year that marks four centuries since his death. All three of our...