Route 57: The journal, staff and student editors and the editing process

This is the first in a series of four blog posts celebrating the launch of Issue 13 of Route 57, the University of Sheffield’s...

Texts That Made Me: Val Derbyshire

Pictured are a selection of the books which have shaped my life. They are only a selection, because there are many, many more I...

Fourteen Days in May (Film Screening: 18 May 2017)

The School of English is delighted to welcome representatives from human rights groups, Amnesty International and Reprieve, to Sheffield on the 18th of May...

Texts That Made Me: Kate Gath

When I was very small, my father tells me that my favourite story was Judith Kerr’s delightful The Tiger Who Came to Tea. As a...

Texts That Made Me: Christine Wallis

Medievalists rarely get a good press in fiction: witness the emotionally-repressed Paul Greenfield in Iris Murdoch’s The Bell, or the melancholy Tom Birkin in...

PhD Studentship: The emergence of Holocaust memory in central and eastern Europe

The emergence of Holocaust memory in central and eastern Europe Announcing a fully-funded three-year PhD studentship The School of English at the University of...

PhD Studentship: Theories of Loss in Cultural Representations of Extinction

Theories of Loss in Cultural Representations of Extinction Announcing a fully-funded three-year PhD studentship The Sheffield Animal Studies Research Centre (ShARC) and the School...

Texts That Made Me: John Miller

I grew up in a bookish household, an unruly youth, given to grand obsessions and romantic melancholies. I’ll spare you the details. We lived...

Texts That Made Me: Matthew Cheeseman

Before I went to university I taught English abroad with a youth organisation. I was invited to their selection course on a remote island...

Texts That Made Me: David Forrest

BBC2’s Moviedrome series played a huge part in sparking my love of cinema. When I began watching the show – essentially a recurring season...