Dr Glitz Gives a Paper at 'Monarchy and Modernity' conference in Cambridge
11 Feb 2019
In January of this year (2019), English Department staff member Dr Rudolph Glitz took a trip to frosty Cambridge to attend and present a paper at an interdisciplinary and multi-lingual conference. This three day ...
The B Word: Successful run for new play co-written by Dr Kristine Johanson
16 Jan 2019
In collaboration with the Orange Theatre Company (OTC), Kristine Johanson, Assistant Professor of English, and John Mabey co-wrote a successful comedy-drama about Brexit and the complexities that come with ...
Padraic Monaghan, professor of English Linguistics
27 Jun 2018
Prof. P. Monaghan (1972) has been appointed professor of English Linguistics at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of Humanities.
The UvA and the Faculty of Humanities produce strong showing in latest International Student Barometer
4 Apr 2018
International students have ranked the University of Amsterdam (UvA) first in the Netherlands for being 'a good place to be'. With a rating above 97%, the Faculty of Humanities scores particularly high in this ...
Facts: True, Alternative, Evolving
21 Nov 2017
Call for Papers: Association of Adaptation Studies Annual Conference 2018, with a special focus on Entertainment Franchises. The University of Amsterdam | 27-28 September 2018
Confirmed Keynotes: Professor James ...
Contemporary Taboo and the Fear of Students
20 Nov 2017
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.
Communication & Media Studies at UvA 2nd worldwide in QS Ranking
8 Mar 2017
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 ...
The Aesthetics and Affects of Cuteness. Edited by Joshua Paul Dale, Joyce Goggin, Julia Leyda, Anthony P. McIntyre, Diane Negra (Routledge 2017)
7 Feb 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 ...
Performance and Performative Identities in the Autobiographical Work of Mina Loy
UvA programmes rise in latest QS World University Rankings
29 Apr 2015
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 ...
Kristine Johanson speaks on 'King Lear'
13 Apr 2015
On April 15th Kristine Johanson will speak at the Amsterdam Academic Club on King Lear’s history and performance.
Iconicity: East meets West
23 Feb 2015
'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 ...
Tara MacDonald’s book, The New Man, now published
17 Feb 2015
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.
Carrol Clarkson, professor of Modern Literature
11 Feb 2015
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.
NIAS Workshop on Emotion and Subjectivity, 1300-1900
2 Oct 2014
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.
Olga Fischer president of ISLE
4 Aug 2014
Professor Olga Fischer will be the new president of the International Society for the Linguistics of English.
Former UvA Exchange student Carlie Muessig wins writing prize
5 Mar 2014
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 ...
Humanities listed in QS World University Rankings top 50
27 Feb 2014
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.
Kristine Johanson’s Shakespeare Adaptations from the Early Eighteenth Century: Five Plays
14 Jan 2014
Dr. Johanson’s scholarly edition published December 2013
Book launch 'Transmedia'
20 Nov 2013
The book lauch will be on December 3 at 7:30 PM at Mediamatic in Amsterdam.