The English Association is piloting a new Welcome Scheme for postgraduates, post-PhDs and Early Career Academics at English: Shared Futures. This session will introduce the Scheme and invite discussion about it and about other formal and informal mentoring schemes.

  • What works?
  • What doesn’t? 
  • What is needed?
  • What you would like to see the English Association develop to further support postgraduates, post-PhD and Early Career Academics in the field.


Clare Lees, King’s College London

Adrian Barlow, President, English Association

James Grande, Kings College London

John McGavin, Southampton

Antony Rowland, Manchester Metropolitan University

Jennifer Richards, Newcastle University, Chair EA Higher Education Committee

Wednesday 5th July 11.30 – 12.15