Miss Camilla Bostock

Post:Associate Tutor (English)
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I received a first class BA in English and Art History in 2009 and went on to do my MA in Critical Theory, graduating in 2010 with a distinction. Between the end of my MA and starting a PhD I moved to Paris to work as an English teacher, learn French and attend the seminars of Hélène Cixous organised by l'Université de Paris VIII. I returned to Sussex to start my PhD in 2013.


I am an AHRC sponsored PhD candidate in Creative and Critical Writing, supervised by Professor Nicholas Royle. I also work as Research Assistant for Quick Fictions; a short story event and app collaboration between the University of Sussex, Brighton-based publisher Myriad Editions, and Aimer Media.


Current      PhD Creative and Critical Writing, University of Sussex

2009-2010 MA Critical Theory (Distinction),  University of Sussex

2006-2009 BA English Literature and Art History (1:1),  University of Sussex


Conference Papers and Talks:

'Second Coming/Coming Second: D.H. Lawrence's Modernist Episode', presented at the Modernist Studies Association Annual Conference 2013 (University of Sussex: August 2013).

'Shrinking D.H. Lawrence', presented at the 'Boundaries Symposium' (University of Sussex, June 2014).

'Shrinkers: the (Im)possibilities of Reading Animals', presented at 'Reading Animals' (University of Sheffield, July 2014).

'Life itself comes from elsewhere: Lawrence, Letters, Literature', presented at the English Graduate Seminar (University of Sussex, November 2014).

'Creative Writing Bats', presented at 'Creative Writing in the World (York St John University, May 2015).



I took part in the London Graduate School week-long Summer Academy in Deconstruction and the Critical Humanities, in 2013 and 2014.

I helped to run and organise, and was part of the conference committee for, the CHASE Postgraduate conference Found in Translation (Institute of Contemporary Arts: May 2014).