Out of Time author Alec Charles interviewed about Dr Who

As the new series of Dr Who gets underway, Alec Charles has been interviewed by BBC Radio Merseyside about his book Out of Time: The Deaths and Resurrections of Dr Who. The interview is available here, at 1:55. Alec was also interviewed by Cheshire Today – please click here to read the article. Doctor Who … Continue reading

Robert Selby and André Naffis-Sahely on Mick Imlah

Click here to read Robert Selby and André Naffis-Sahely’s piece about Mick Imlah on the Faber & Faber blog. Robert and André are the editors of Mick Imlah: Selected Prose, which can be read as a companion volume to Imlah’s Selected Poems, published by Faber & Faber shortly after the poet’s death in 2010. As well … Continue reading

Author Patrick Quinn interviewed in the Irish Times

Patrick Quinn, author of Wittgenstein on Thinking, Learning and Teaching, was interviewed by Joe Humphreys in today’s Irish Times. To read the interview, please click here. Wittgenstein is not generally thought of as a philosopher of education, yet his views on how we think, learn and teach have the potential to contribute significantly to our … Continue reading

One week to go – book launch for Mick Imlah: Selected Prose

One week to go until the launch of Mick Imlah: Selected Prose, edited by André Naffis-Sahely and Robert Selby with a preface by Professor Mark Ford. All are welcome at this event, which will take place at 7pm on Tuesday 22 September in the English Department Common Room at University College London. The speakers will … Continue reading

Vacancy: Editorial Assistant

An exciting new opening is available for a full-time Editorial Assistant in our busy Oxford office. We are seeking an enthusiastic, well-organised and detail-oriented candidate to support our Commissioning Editors and Publishing Director. The ideal candidate will be a native or near-native English speaker and have experience in academic copy-editing in English. Fluency in another … Continue reading

Invitation to submit proposals: Institute for German Studies / Peter Lang Early Career Researcher Prize in German Studies

The Institute for German Studies at the University of Birmingham and Peter Lang Oxford invite submissions for their first annual Early Career Researcher Prize in German Studies. Submissions are invited from early career scholars ­in German Studies for academic monographs to be evaluated by a distinguished editorial board. The winner of the prize will receive … Continue reading

Author Simon Bennett on the Shoreham Air Display accident

How Pilots Live author Simon Bennett has written on the Shoreham Air Display accident on The Conversation website. To read the article, please click here. This book paints a detailed picture of the commercial pilot lifestyle, from the struggle to pay for training to time spent down route to thoughts of retirement. Once a glamorous … Continue reading

‘Terry and Mason’s Great British Food Trip’ features series editor David Jacques

‘Terry and Mason’s Great British Food Trip’ on BBC 2 at 6.30 pm on September 17th features Studies in the British Mesolithic and Neolithic series editor David Jacques alongside Sir Terry Wogan and Mason McQueen during their visit to Salisbury: Sir Terry Wogan and cabbie Mason McQueen are in Salisbury, Wiltshire, on a quest to … Continue reading

‘A nice addition to the linguistic studies of the Beijing Olympics’: Review of Mei Yang’s Carrying a Torch on Linguist List

Mei Yang’s Carrying a Torch: The Beijing Olympic Torch Relay in the British and Chinese Media, the second volume in Peter Lang Oxford’s New Approaches to Applied Linguistics series, has been reviewed on LINGUIST List. Please see the review here. The Olympic torch relay held before the 2008 Games was the moment when East met … Continue reading

Editor of France and Ireland: Notes and Narratives writes about artist Mike Stilkey in the Irish Times

Dr Mary Pierse, co-editor of France and Ireland: Notes and Narratives, has published an article in the Irish Times about Mike Stilkey, a Californian artist who creates installations from discarded books. Stilkey’s 2010 work The Piano Has Been Drinking is featured on the front cover of France and Ireland: Notes and Narratives, appropriately illustrating the … Continue reading

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