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Results: 21 - 39 of 39
  • 20 Nov 2017
    Contemporary Taboo and the Fear of Students

    English Department Lecture by Nell Zink, Author of The Wallcreeper (2014), Mislaid (2015), Nicotine (2016). ~ Wednesday December 6 at 17:00, P.C. Hoofthuis 1.04, Spuistraat 134, Amsterdam.

  • 8 Mar 2017
    Communication & Media Studies at UvA 2nd worldwide in QS Ranking

    The UvA has surged to 2nd place amongst universities worldwide in Communication & Media Studies, according to the QS World University Rankings by Subject published on Wednesday, 8 March 2017. Last year, the UvA ...

  • 7 Feb 2017
    The Aesthetics and Affects of Cuteness. Edited by Joshua Paul Dale, Joyce Goggin, Julia Leyda, Anthony P. McIntyre, Diane Negra (Routledge 2017)

    Cuteness is one of the most culturally pervasive aesthetics of the new millennium and its rapid social proliferation suggests that the affective responses it provokes find particular purchase in a contemporary era ...

  • 2 Feb 2017
    Performance and Performative Identities in the Autobiographical Work of Mina Loy

    Time: Thursday, February 9th, 5-6 pm Location: PCH 1.04 (Spuistraat 134)

  • 29 Apr 2015
    UvA programmes rise in latest QS World University Rankings

    In the latest edition of the QS World University Rankings by Subject, Communication & Media Studies are ranked 8th globally. Last year these subject areas, which are bundled by QS, were ranked in 10th place. Several ...

  • 13 Apr 2015
    Kristine Johanson speaks on 'King Lear'

    On April 15th Kristine Johanson will speak at the Amsterdam Academic Club on King Lear’s history and performance.

  • 23 Feb 2015
    Iconicity: East meets West

    'Iconicity: East meets West', the proceedings volume for the 9th International Symposium on Iconicity in Language and Literature, which was held in Tokyo in 2013, has been published by John Benjamins. With ...

  • 17 Feb 2015
    Tara MacDonald’s book, The New Man, now published

    Dr. MacDonald’s book, The New Man, Masculinity and Marriage in the Victorian Novel has just been published with Pickering and Chatto, part of a series called Gender and Genre.

  • 11 Feb 2015
    Carrol Clarkson, professor of Modern Literature

    Prof. C.A.P. Clarkson (1968) has been appointed professor of Modern Literature, with a special focus on English Literature, at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of Humanities.

  • 2 Oct 2014
    NIAS Workshop on Emotion and Subjectivity, 1300-1900

    Dr. Tara MacDonald and Dr. Kristine Johanson organized a two-day workshop on Emotion and Subjectivity, 1300-1900, at the Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study in Wassenaar on 29 and 30 September.

  • 4 Aug 2014
    Olga Fischer president of ISLE

    Professor Olga Fischer will be the new president of the International Society for the Linguistics of English.

  • 5 Mar 2014
    Former UvA Exchange student Carlie Muessig wins writing prize

    A former UvA exchange student, Carlie Muessig, has won a prize from Virginia Commonwealth University for an essay she wrote in Dr. Joyce Goggin’s class last term, Authors in Focus: The Bloomsbury Group. Carlie’s ...

  • 27 Feb 2014
    Humanities listed in QS World University Rankings top 50

    In the QS World University Rankings by Subject, Communication & Media Studies is the highest ranked subject area of the University of Amsterdam (UvA), listed 10th worldwide.

  • 14 Jan 2014
    Kristine Johanson’s Shakespeare Adaptations from the Early Eighteenth Century: Five Plays

    Dr. Johanson’s scholarly edition published December 2013

  • 20 Nov 2013
    Book launch 'Transmedia'

    The book lauch will be on December 3 at 7:30 PM at Mediamatic in Amsterdam.

  • 7 Nov 2013
    Kristine Johanson presents at UvA Alumni Day on 9 November

    On 9 November, Dr. Kristine Johanson will discuss the significance of performance in Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream at the UvA’s Alumni Day. Her talk will be preceded by a performance of ‘Pyramus and Thisbe’ ...

  • 7 Nov 2013
    Tara MacDonald to present at Victorian Popular Fiction Association Study Day

    Dr. Tara MacDonald will present a paper entitled ‘Sympathetic Doubles in Collins’s Fiction’ at the conference, Wilkie Collins: New Directions and Readings, sponsored by the Victorian Popular Fiction Association. The ...

  • 20 Feb 2013
    Book presentation Dan Hassler-Forest

    On Thursday 13 February Dan Hassler-Forest has presented his new book "Capitalist Superheroes: Caped Crusaders in the Neoliberal Age", at the John Adams Institute.

  • 14 Nov 2012
    Superheroes, comics and the rise of pop culture: interview with Dr Dan Hassler-Forest

    'UvA in the spotlight' features interviews with groundbreaking reseachers and professors of international allure from the University of Amsterdam (UvA) who are conducting inspiring research. The newest interview with ...