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Damian Walford Davies giving talk at Hay Festival

Latest work reveals dramatic autobiography of arguably the world’s best known betrayer

23 June 2015

The latest work by poet and literary critic Damian Walford Davies, Professor of English at Cardiff University, Judas has hit bookshelves this summer following its launch at the Hay Festival.

Scene of gentlemen from Jane Eyre novel

The Illustration Archive

31 March 2015

Global treasure revealed: World’s largest searchable archive of book illustrations opens up more than a million images for free.

Cardiff University academic makes BBC Arts film as part of New Generation Thinkers

26 March 2015

Dr Sophie Coulombeau of the School of English, Communication and Philosophy asks what the treason trials of 1794 tell us about Britain’s supposed attachment to freedom of speech.

Costa short story

Costa Short Story

22 January 2015

Cardiff University Creative Writing graduate makes shortlist

Children create ebola comics

Comics created to help prevent the spread of Ebola

6 November 2014

Young people in West Africa illustrate key messages for communities.

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#Love or #Hate the Welsh accent?

4 November 2014

Cardiff University research reveals changing reactions on Twitter

Marriage - to change your name or not?

23 October 2014

It's a question faced when you get married. Do I change my name or not? And it's not just one women should be asking, argues a Cardiff University academic.

Celebrating 60 years of Tolkien classic

23 October 2014

The author of a major book directly linking J.R.R. Tolkien's work to his love of Wales and the Welsh language is to join events marking the 60th anniversary of the publication of Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings trilogythis autumn.

Thomas v Thomas: Battle of the Bards

22 October 2014

Who would you consider to be Wales’ poetic heavyweight? As the world celebrates the centenary of Dylan Thomas’s birth this year, why is it that Wales’ other famous poet, R.S. Thomas, has often been forgotten?

Ireland, Wales and the First World War

Ireland, Wales and the First World War

22 September 2014

Conference discusses history, myth and cultural memory of the Great War.