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School of English, Communication & Philosophy news

William Shakespeare

How prayer shaped Shakespeare

22 April 2016

Research examines playwright’s inspiration

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Children’s Literature Festival

12 April 2016

University experts join star storytellers to celebrate the magic of literature

Peace

War, peace and the Welsh Baccalaureate

6 April 2016

New initiative complements School pupils’ learning

Royal Institute of Philosophy Public Lecture: Can Animals Be Moral?

30 March 2016

Welsh writer and philosopher Professor Mark Rowlands visits from the University of Miami to deliver this year’s Public Lecture for Philosophy at Cardiff.

English Language and Literature rise to top 100 in the world

23 March 2016

Cardiff University has joined the world's top 100 universities for the study of English Language & Literature in the 2016 QS World University Rankings.

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St David’s Day kick off for Welsh language project

2 March 2016

As Welsh people around the world celebrated St David’s Day, a new project which aims to document contemporary use of the Welsh language got underway

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Personality and Virtue: new book explores social and moral importance of human motivation

24 February 2016

A new book co-edited by a Cardiff University philosopher analyses the nature and development of individual character traits, drawing ethical and political lessons for society today.

Lloyd Lewis

Promising Cardiff student called up for Wales Sevens

29 January 2016

Lloyd Lewis called up for the Wellington and Sydney legs of the HSBC Rugby Sevens World Series

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‘My People’: controversial text turns 100

9 December 2015

Leading English Literature academic Katie Gramich plays her part in the centenary of the major work of the writer once called the most hated man in Wales.

The dark arts of deception

2 December 2015

Cardiff University Philosopher appears in BBC Radio Four series

Film Reel

Stone the Crows!

27 November 2015

Tim Rhys, Welsh writer and Lecturer in Creative Writing at the University, will premiere his first feature film at Cardiff’s Cineworld cinema on Monday 30 November

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Cardiff BookTalk Series 2015/16 announced

18 November 2015

Cardiff BookTalk, the book group with a difference, announces an exciting range of free public events with its forthcoming 2015/16 series at Cardiff University.

Speakers at the Yeats 150 event including Ken Skates, Welsh Assembly Government and Ambassador of Ireland for Great Britain Daniel Mulhall

When you are old: Yeats at 150

13 November 2015

Cardiff University has joined celebrations across the UK marking the 150th anniversary of the great Irish poet W.B. Yeats at a Welsh commemorative event, When you are old: Yeats at 150.

New game experiments with gaming experience at REACT Festival

5 November 2015

Cardiff University Print and Digital Cultures expert takes Black Maze to Festival.

Cardiff Philosophy student to compete at Paralympic World Championships

20 October 2015

Cardiff Philosophy student to compete at Paralympic World Championships

Cardiff academic helps reveal the ‘New’ woman of late-Victorian era

15 October 2015

Cardiff academic helps reveal the ‘New’ woman of late-Victorian era

Welsh language letters in wood

£1.8m for online resource of contemporary Welsh language

14 October 2015

University to lead multi-institution project to develop first mass corpus

Acclaimed author in conversation with Cardiff academic at National Museum

8 October 2015

Acclaimed author returns to home turf to discuss latest book in conversation with Cardiff academic 

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REimagine a historic masterpiece

21 September 2015

REimagine, a creative global competition offering the chance of an exhibition at Cardiff University, is launched.

Staff enthusiasm and teaching highly rated by students in the National Student Survey

13 August 2015

The results of the 2015 National Student Survey (NSS) show that 94% of our undergraduate students were satisfied with the teaching on their course in the School of English, Communication and Philosophy.