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Tomos Evans

Languages and Literature, University of Birmingham

Thesis title:

John Milton and Hellenistic Poetry: Encounters, Interactions, and Transformations

Research Area

  • Languages and Literature

Bio

Tomos gained his BA in English from the University of Bristol in 2015 where he was the recipient of several departmental prizes, including the Roy Littlewood Prize for Best Dissertation, the Savage Prize for Best Final Year Performance, and the Moira Megaw Prize for Best Overall Performance. He also spent the second year of his undergraduate studies as an Erasmus student at the Universit√© Paris-Sorbonne from 2013-14.

After graduating from Bristol, Tomos then gained his M.St. in English at Somerville College, University of Oxford, where he wrote a dissertation on John Milton's Paradise Regain'd under the supervision of Dr Margaret Kean. Following Oxford, Tomos worked as an English Teacher at Tonbridge School in Kent (2016-17) and then at Godolphin & Latymer School in Hammersmith (2017-19). While working full-time in London and undertaking a PGCE in Secondary Education, Tomos also gained a MA in Classics from Birkbeck, University of London, which was fully funded by the Eric Hobsbawm Postgraduate Scholarship.