School of English, Communication & Philosophy

Who wore the trousers?

20 November 2017

From Bloomers to Land Girls, new online archive celebrates women taking strides across history

Raising the bar above the shouting match

25 October 2017

How to break hard-wired habits of arrogance and polarisation in debate

“Bloodless death” of a landmark British poet

100 years on, poet’s “bloodless death” mystery solved

19 October 2017

Unlocking the mystery of the death of a Welsh Poet of the Great War through combining research techniques from Literature and Forensic Science

The Philosophy of Kant and Rawls

6 October 2017

Leading academics discuss two of the world’s most eminent philosophers and their continuing influence at a special two-day symposium.

Photo of Ameila Baugh

Magnificent Seven gain global recognition in international awards

25 September 2017

An English Literature student is one of seven Cardiff University to be highly commended in 2017 Undergraduate Awards, achieving recognition in the top 10% of the thousands of entries.

Actor James Ashton from the Quiet Hands company

Putting mate crime centre stage

11 September 2017

Award-winning creative writer addresses devastating under-the-radar crime affecting vulnerable people in his latest play

A young man helping an older man

Helping dementia carers make sense of their experiences

1 August 2017

Helping dementia carers make sense of their experiences

Many cities, many voices

20 July 2017

Voices from around the UK soar in multilingual theatre shaped by UK university research

Senedd building

Wales’s political future

14 July 2017

Debate at Senedd to examine responses to populism

John Taylor the Water Poet

The Water Poet on Wales in the wake of England’s Civil War

12 July 2017

New digital project to give real-time updates of eye-witness account of Wales by Early Modern celebrity writer and proto-journalist

Hummingbird

14 June 2017

UK launch of fourth novel for Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing

Celebrating Britain, Canada and the Arts

13 June 2017

Cardiff University academic programmes international conference celebrating a modern era of cultural exchange

Fans cheering in football stadium

When fiction met football

23 May 2017

Extra time for Fiction Fiesta, celebrating football writing and the Latin American short story

Richard Gwyn, Director of Creative Writing

Viva Hay! Celebrating the best of Latin American literature at celebrated literary festival

18 May 2017

The best of contemporary Latin American poetry and two of the finest living Latin American writers will feature at this year’s Hay Festival, in events curated by the University’s Director of Creative Writing

Romantics Rebooted

28 April 2017

Enlightened thinking about 18th century and Romantic literature presented at special conference

Celebrating Edward Thomas

13 April 2017

Centenary of the death of one of the fathers of modern poetry

Creative writing postgraduate Joao Morais

New Welsh Writing Awards 2017

7 April 2017

Cardiff postgraduate student makes Novella Longlist

Academics celebrate book launch

28 March 2017

School of Welsh and School of English, Communication and Philosophy colleagues collaborate on new sociolinguistics book

In Dark Times: the importance of speech and resistance

24 March 2017

Hotly debated question posed at public Philosophy ‘Anti-Lecture’

Ideas of Wales at the Senedd

Ideas of Wales

20 March 2017

Cardiff University is taking a lead role in a new series debating the concept of the public sphere, and its condition in Wales at the Senedd.