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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

Professor Gramich speaking at a conference

‘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

image from La Bete humaine

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.

Cardiff academic makes international shortlist

15 July 2015

An English Literature academic from the School has made the international shortlist for the Allan Lloyd Smith Prize (Monograph shortlist) run by the International Gothic Association.

First feature film for Welsh writer

23 June 2015

A Welsh writer, who teaches at Cardiff University, is to see his first feature film hit the big screen this year.

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.