News and Events 2008

Literature Prize Winners 2008

The Charles Swann Prize for Literature 2007/08 has been awarded to Nicola Brindley, for an absolutely outstanding record of work.

This year we are also delighted to make Special Mentions for the following students who have consistently achieved excellent results in literature, including their final dissertations: Dan King, Stacie McGowan, and Mike Poulter. Prizes and Certificates will be presented on Graduation Day.

Top American Studies Student 2008

For an outstanding performance over the past three years, culminating in the best dissertation of an excellent year in American Studies, we want to congratulate Ella Wong.

One-Day Conference at Keele in June

Sponsored by the David Bruce Centre for American Studies, "Uncovering the Scholarly Edition" is a one-day conference taking place on June 18th 2008. Designed to present new research into how literary scholars and academic publishers produce the books we read, it will feature papers by our own Professor Oliver Harris as well as visiting speakers including Linda Bree, of Cambridge UP, and Professor David Hopkins, of the University of Bristol. Enquires to