Languages and Literature, University of Warwick
Griffin, C. J., et al., 'Neurodiversity, Networks, and Narratives: Exploring Intimacy and Expressive Freedom in the Time of Covid‐19', Social Inclusion 11.1, 2023, 60-71. <https://www.cogitatiopress.com/socialinclusion/article/view/5737/5737>. [accessed 21 Feb 2022].
Griffin, C. J. “Jackie Kay: Identity, Secrecy, and Love.” Postcolonial Writers Make Worlds, 2021, <https://writersmakeworlds.com/essay-kay-identity-secrecy-love>. Accessed 5 January 2022.
Griffin, C. J., "Jackie Kay." Postcolonial Writers Make Worlds, 2021, <https://writersmakeworlds.com/jackie-kay>. Accessed 6 January 2022.
Griffin, C. J. and Misbah Ahmed eds. 'Special Issue: World Literature and the alter|native', Alluvium 9.5, Oct 2021, n.p., <https://www.alluvium-journal.org/2021/10/22/alluvium-editorial-9-5/>. Accessed 26 Jan 2022.
Griffin, C. J. "A close-reading of Anthony Joseph's 'Bosch's Vision' from Bird Head Son (2009)." Postcolonial Writers Make Worlds, 2020, <https://writersmakeworlds.com/essay-joseph-boschs-vision/>. Accessed 28 September 2020.
Griffin, C. J. “Anthony Joseph.” Postcolonial Writers Make Worlds, 2020, <https://writersmakeworlds.com/anthony-joseph/>. Accessed 28 September 2020.
Griffin, C. J., 'A Brave New Postmodern Ustopia: (pre-)figurations of neoliberal capitalist realism in H.G. Well’s A Modern Utopia and Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World', Innervate: Leading Student Work in English Studies, Volume 11 (2018-19), pp. 194 - 202.
Feb 2023: Presenter, 'Lost Afrofutures: Anthony Joseph’s The African Origins of UFOs as Aperture Fiction', Democracy, Secrecy, and Dissidence (DESEDI) Conference, University of Córdoba, In-person.
July 2022: Presenter, 'Postnormal Pedagogy: Towards a Neuroqueer Teaching Philosophy', English: Shared Futures Conference, Manchester Metropolitan University, In-person.
May 2022: Presenter, 'Lost Afrofutures: Alien|nation, Aperture Fictions, and the Astro Caribbean', English and Comparative Literature 18th Postgraduate Symposia, University of Warwick, Cyberspace.
Feb 2022: Presenter, 'New Labour, Neoliberalislam, and the Zeitroman', CTRL Network Winter Lecture Series, Cyberspace.
Sep 2021: Panel Chair, "Panel 11: Art, Colonialism, and Proto-capitalism: Making the Invisible Visible", The Hidden in Performance, Visual, and Literary Culture, Cyberspace.
Sep 2021: Chair, "Plenary Session: Dr Clare Birchall (KCL), 'Radical Secrecy", The Hidden in Performance, Visual, and Literary Culture, Cyberspace.
Jun 2021: Presenter, “On Neoliberal Society: The Aesthetic of the Secret in the Fiction of Jackie Kay”, Jackie Kay: An International Conference, Cyberspace.
May 2021: Presenter, "‘A sad narcissistic and pious masturbation’: The Novel, the Secret, and Neoliberal Britain", Modern and Contemporary Flash Papers and Networking Event, University of Cardiff.
Oct 2020 - Sep 2021: Conference Organiser, Treasurer, 'The Hidden in Performance, Visual, and Literary Culture' (September 2021), Cyberspace.
Jul 2020: Panel Chair, 'Capitalism in Crisis', In Crisis: Art in the Eras of Emergency 1750 – Present (6th - 10th July), University of Cambridge.
Oct 2019 - Jul 2020: Conference Organiser, Chair and Treasurer, In Crisis: Art in the Eras of Emergency 1750 – Present, University of Cambridge.
Apr 2019: Presenter, ‘Towards a Melanated Future: An xposition of an alter|native Afrofuturism in Anthony Joseph’s The African Origins of UFOs, School of English Showcase, University of Nottingham.
Nov 2020: Presenter, AHRC-M4C, 'Midlands4Cities Application Writing Workshop for 2021 entry', Cyberspace.
May 2020: Gave a seminar for a Widening Participation Cohort, “Contemporary Literature, Cultural Theory, and Capital: A Discussion of Mark Fisher's Capitalist Realism: Is There No Alternative?", University of Cambridge.
Late 20C and 21C Anglophone Fiction and Poetry (esp. Britain and the Caribbean).
Experimental and Avant-garde Literature.
Neoliberalism and the State in Literature.
Biopolitics, Poststructuralism, and Postmodernism.
Anti-/Post-colonial Theory and Literature.
Black SF and Afrofuturism.
Neurodivergency (esp. autism/ASC).
Affect and Aesthetics.
Intersection of Literature and Continental Philosophy.
Apr 2021 - Present: Pandemic Perspectives UK
Aug 2020 - Present: British Association for Contemporary Literary Studies (BACLS)
Mar 2022 - Present: International Comparative Literature Association (www.ailc-icla.org)
MPhil Modern and Contemporary Literature, University of Cambridge, 2020. Distinction.
BA English (Single Honours), University of Nottingham, 2019. First Class.
A-Levels: Northampton (Further Education) College.
GCSE: Kingsthorpe Community College.
Nov 2021: Mental Health First Aider (MHFA) Training, (two weeks), Cyberspace.
Oct 2021: 'New to Teaching' Training Course, AdvanceHE, (six weeks), Cyberspace.
Jun 2021: 'The Academy in Black and Whiteness' - Anti-racism course delivered by brap (three days), Cyberspace.
Oct 2020: 'Reading Like A Writer' - Royal Literary Fund Writing Course (three days), Cyberspace.
Aug 2021: Midlands4Cities-AHRC Engagement Fund, for 'New to Teaching' AdvanceHE training course (£315).
Jun 2021: Contemporary Women's Writing Association PGR/ECR Commendation Prize, for an "extremely well presented, conceptually rich' conference paper that 'provided for fascinating new routes into reading [Jackie] Kay’s work" (a year postgraduate membership to the CWWA).
Dec 2020: Cohort Development Fund, funding for organising the postgraduate academic conference 'The Hidden in Performance, Visual, and Literary Culture' (£963).
Apr 2020: Midlands4Cities AHRC Doctoral Studentship Award, University of Warwick, (Full) - Accepted.
Apr 2020: Open-Oxford-Cambridge AHRC DTP - Pembroke College Match-funded Studentship - (Politely) Declined.
Dec 2019: Cambridge Graduate Funding Committee, funding for organising the postgraduate academic conference 'In Crisis: Art in the Eras of Emergency, 1750 – Present' (£400).
Oct 2019: Sir Thomas White Award: awarded to ‘exceptionally academically high-achieving young people’ (£500).
Oct 2019: Sargeant and Beckett Educational Foundation Award (£500).
Jul 2019: ‘University Prize’ – awarded to an exemplary student graduating from the University of Nottingham's Faculty of Arts (£100).
Jul 2019: Faculty of Arts Undergraduate Academic Excellence Award; for attaining a mark profile 'within the top 3% of the graduating cohort'.
Jun 2019: School of English Prize for Best Undergraduate Dissertation: 'for an outstanding dissertation with a grade of 85%' (£50).
Jun 2019: School of English Prize for Best Single Honours Student: ‘for an overall average of 79%’ (£100).
March 2019: Cambridge UK Masters and Pembroke College Scholarship: awarded to ‘top-scoring applicants’ for one-year’s postgraduate study (£12,000).
Sep 2018: Sargeant and Beckett Educational Foundation Award (£500).
Sep 2018: Sir Thomas White Award, awarded to ‘exceptionally academically high-achieving young people’ (£1000).
Jun 2018: Dorothy Johnson Trust Award (£300).
Jun 2018: Sargeant and Beckett Educational Foundation Award (£800).
May 2021 - May 2022: Midlands4Cities Student Advisory Forum (SAF) Representative, University of Warwick.
Nov 2020 - July 2022: PGR Representative for Postgraduate Student-Staff Liason Committee (PGSSLC), Department of English and Comparative Literary Studies, University of Warwick.
Sep 2022 - Apr 2023: Tutor and Course Lead, 'Memory and Global Literature, Kenilworth Literary Group (KLG).
Mar 2022: Widening Partcipation Seminar Tutor, 'Lyrics, Poetry, and the Northern Cultural Imaginary', University of Warwick, Department of English and Comparative Literary Studies.
Sep 2021 - June 2022: Senior Graduate Teaching Assistant, "EN101: Epic into Novel", University of Warwick, Department of English and Comparative Literature.
Apr 2021 - Jul 2021: Brilliant Club Tutor, National Tutoring Scheme, Orchard Mead Academy (Cyberspace).
May 2020: Widening Participation Seminar Tutor, "Contemporary Literature, Cultural Theory, and Capital: A Discussion of Mark Fisher's Capitalist Realism: Is There No Alternative?", University of Cambridge.