KYRA PIPERIDES JAQUES 
BA, MA (HULL), PHD (YORK)

Kyra Piperides Jaques is passionate about the power of words, and the way that we use them to represent ourselves and the places in which we live. Her current research focuses on Yorkshire poetry from the twentieth century to the present day, with a particular focus on the poetry of Philip Larkin, Ted Hughes and Brexit.

Kyra is a trustee of the Philip Larkin Society, editor of the Philip Larkin Society newsletter,and co-editor of the biannual journal About Larkin.

Kyra's PhD research, entitled 'Yorkshire Poetry, 1954-2019: Language, Identity, Crisis', based in the Department of English and Related Literature at the University of York, was funded by the White Rose College of the Arts and Humanities and the Arts and Humanities Research Council.

 

AWARDS , GRANTS AND OTHER FUNDING

2019

WROCAH ASSOCIATE AWARD

Two months' additional funding, at AHRC stipend rate, to support the final months of doctoral study

White Rose College of the Arts and Humanities & Arts and Humanities Research Council

June 2019

PHILIP LARKIN CONFERENCE FUNDING

£1,800 awarded to contribute to the costs of the conference Philip Larkin: Personality, Poetry, Prose 

White Rose College of the Arts and Humanities & Arts and Humanities Research Council

2016 - 2019

15 X WROCAH SMALL AWARDS

Funding awarded to attend conferences, training courses, and for primary research gathering trips.


Including £350 to cover expenses incurred during two-month research project with Freedom Festival Arts Trust

White Rose College of the Arts and Humanities & Arts and Humanities Research Council

2018

GLOBAL STREETS AMBASSADOR FUNDING

£3,000 (£2,000 project funding and £1,000 expenses) to produce an audience development project encouraging community participation through social practice.

Global Streets, Esmee Fairburn Foundation & Arts Council England

18th October 2018

WROCAH CONFERENCE POSTER PRIZE

Winner

Poster title:
A Poetic View of Yorkshire:
How two Twentieth Century Poets Describe their County 

2016 - 2019

PHD STUDENTSHIP

AHRC Competition Studentship
based at the University of York,
Department of English and Related Literature - covers full tuition fees plus AHRC doctoral stipend

Funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council and the White Rose College of the Arts and Humanities

September 2015

UNIVERSITY OF HULL MA SCHOLARSHIP

MA tuition fees plus £3,000 scholarship to awarded for high undergraduate attainment

2015

DEPARTMENTAL PRIZE

Awarded to the highest attaining graduate

University of Hull
Department of English

2013, 2014

JOSEPH HENRY NOBLE SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded to the highest attaining first year student (renewed in second year)

University of Hull

Department of English

September 2012

UNIVERSITY OF HULL UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP

£1,000 scholarship to recognise high A-Level attainment

 

TEACHING

 

2018-2019

APPROACHES TO LITERATURE I: READING (AND WRITING) MODERNITY

University of York, UK

2017-2018

BRITISH AND IRISH LITERATURE, 1910 TO PRESENT

University of York, UK

2017

NEXT STEP YORK ACADEMIC ASSIGNMENT SUPERVISOR

University of York, UK

OTHER PROJECTS

Philip Larkin Society newsletter

EDITOR

2020 - present

About Larkin: Journal of the Philip Larkin Society

CO-EDITOR

2019 - present

Philip Larkin Society

TRUSTEE

Philip Larkin: Personality, Poetry, Prose

LEAD CONFERENCE ORGANISER

Funded by the White Rose College of the Arts and Humanities and the Arts and Humanities Research Council
2019 to present

Postcards From the Edge

WORKSHOP FACILITATOR

a project by Freedom Festival Arts Trust
2019 to present

The Print Shop

WORKSHOP FACILITATOR

a project by Applied Live Art
2018 to present

Global Streets Touring Network

GLOBAL STREETS AMBASSADOR

in association with Freedom Festival Arts Trust
2018 to present

Freedom Festival Arts Trust

FREEDOM AMBASSADOR

Artist Liaison Ambassador
2016 to present

 

©2020 by Kyra Piperides Jaques.