We note with sadness the passing of Professor Emeritus Sir Geoffrey Hill on 30 June 2016. Professor Hill was a founding Co-Director of the Institute, serving until his retirement in 2006. The Guardian obituary of 1 July 2016 can be found here. Tributes, including one from Christopher Ricks, are here.
Congratulations to doctoral candidate Mary Erica Zimmer, who has been awarded a bursary by the Digital Scholarly Editions Initial Training Network (DiXiT) to participate in its sixth annual Medieval and Modern Manuscript Studies in the Digital Age (MMSDA) course.
The one-week course will take place from 2–6 May 2016 and is... More
Congratulations to doctoral candidate Catherine Ahearn, who will work for the Center for Interdisciplinary Teaching and Learning in the fall 2016 semester as a teacher-in-training. The graduate teacher training program pairs her with a mentor in the College of General Studies and will focus on developing teaching skills at the... More
Doctoral candidate Catherine Ahearn has been awarded one of this year's GRAF stipends to fund her dissertation research in Dublin for this spring 2016 semester. While in Dublin she is working with the archives at the National Library of Ireland, Trinity College, and University College Dublin.
Doctoral candidate Catherine Ahearn attended the III International Flann O'Brien Conference in Prague this September. While there she presented a paper on publishing Cruiskeen Lawn, the column O'Brien wrote in the Irish Times under the pseudonym Myles na gCopaleen, in a way that reflects both its context within the paper... More
The third volume of The Papers of Howard Washington Thurman will be published by the University of South Carolina Press on 30 October. Silvia Glick, PhD candidate at the Editorial Institute, is the volume’s managing editor.