Dr Matthew Day

Dr M Day
Position: Associate Dean School of Human Sciences
Tel: 0121 476 1181 (Ext. 2545)
Email: M.Day@newman.ac.uk



Previously Head of English at Bishop Grosseteste University, Matthew has been a National Maritime Museum Caird Short Term Fellowship holder, and an English Subject Centre E-learning Advocate. He is the Treasurer of the Print Networks Committee and co-editor of the publications which arise from the annual conference. He is a member of Lincoln Cathedral Library Advisory Committee. 

Research Interests

Matthew's main research interests are early modern travel writing, manuscript and print culture and the book-trade. He is the co-editor of Volume 9 of the Oxford Edition of Richard Hakluyt’s Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation (1598-1600) and is writing a reception history of Hakluyt's collection.


Matthew's teaching mainly focuses on early modern literature including drama. He teaches at all levels on the undergraduate courses including the Introduction to Drama module and modules which focus on Shakespeare and on Early Modern Identities. He also teaches on the MA in Colonial and Postcolonial Literature.

Administrative Responsibilities

Matthew is Head of English and sits on a number of committees including Academic Board, and the Academic Standards and Academic Development Committees.

Membership of Professional Organisations

Matthew is a member of a number of societies including the Society for Renaissance Studies, the Hakluyt Society, the Bibliographical Society and The Malone Society. He is the Treasurer of the Print Networks Committee.

Publications, Conferences, and Other Research Activity

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Last updated: 14 January 2016

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