Prof Angharad Price

Professor in Welsh & Creative Writing

Contact info

 

School of Welsh

Bangor University

Bangor

LL57 2DG

 

a.price@bangor.ac.uk

+44 (0)1248 382097

Contact Info

 

School of Welsh

Bangor University

Bangor

LL57 2DG

 

a.price@bangor.ac.uk

+44 (0)1248 382097

Teaching and Supervision

Undergraduate modules

  • Defnyddio'r Gymraeg / Using Welsh
  • Theatr Fodern Ewrop / Modern European Theatre
  • Rhyddid y Nofel / The Welsh Novel
  • Gweithdy Rhyddiaith / Prose Workshop
  • Y Theatr Gymraeg Fodern / Modern Welsh Theatre
  • Ymarfer Ysgrifennu / Writing Welsh
  • Traethawd Estynedig / Extended Essay

 

MA

MA in Welsh

MA in Welsh Creative Writing

 

PhD

Supervision of PhD theses successfully completed by the following candidates:

  • 2008 Judith Kaufmann (Translation Studies)
  • 2010 Non Meleri Hughes  (Welsh Literature)
  • 2011 Sian Owen (Creative Writing)
  • 2011 Rhodri Llyr Evans (Welsh Literature)
  • 2012 Dylan Rees (Creative Writing)
  • 2013 Elin Gwyn (Welsh Literature)
  • 2014 Eiddwen Jones (Creative Writing)
  • 2015 Meg Elis (Creative Writing)

 

Co-supervision of PhD theses successfully completed by the following candidates:

  • 2008 Eleri Hedd James (Welsh Literature)
  • 2009 Geraldine Lublin (Comparative Literature)
  • 2014 Adam Pearce (Translation Studies)
  • 2016 Sian Northey (Creative Writing)

 

Currently supervising PhD theses by the following candidates:

  • Elis Dafydd (Welsh Literature)
  • Angharad French (Creative Writing)
  • Samuel Jones (Welsh Literature and Translation Studies)
  • Ruth Richards (Welsh Literature)
  • Cefin Roberts (Creative Writing)



Research

  • Welsh prose
  • Creative writing
  • Comparative literature
  • The Renaissance
  • Translation Studies

Overview

Born in Bethel near Caernarfon, she was educated at Ysgol Bethel and Ysgol Brynrefail. She graduated in Modern Languages from Jesus College, Oxford where she also completed a DPhil in Celtic Studies. She taught at the universities of Vienna, Swansea and Cardiff before being appointed to Bangor University's School of Welsh in 2006.

Her research encompasses both literary studies and creative writing, and she has published widely in both areas.

  • Her study of the Welsh poet, T. H. Parry-Williams, Ffarwél i Freiburg, won the Ellis Griffith Prize and was shortlisted for Wales Book of the Year in 2014.
  • Her first novel, O, Tyn y Gorchudd (The Life of Rebecca Jones), won the Prose Medal at the 2002 National Eisteddfod and was Wales Book of the Year in 2003. It has been translated into six languages (English, German, Romanian, Spanish, Bengali, Catalan).
  • Her second novel, Caersaint, was shortlisted for Wales Book of the Year in 2011.
  • Her stage play, Nansi (Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru), won Best Welsh Playwright at the Wales Theatre Awards 2017.

Angharad's latest book is Trysorau Cudd Caernarfon (2018), a volume of 25 prose sketches inspired by Caernarfon with photographs by Richard Outram.

She is a Fellow of the Learned Society of Wales and is Chair of the Advisory Board for the journal O'r Pedwar Gwynt.

In 2014 she received the Glyndwr Award for an outstanding contribution to the arts in Wales.

Education / academic qualifications

  • 1998 - DPhil in Celtic Studies (1995 - 1998)
  • 1994 - BA in Modern Languages (1990 - 1994)

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Prof. activities and awards (85)

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Accolades (8)

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Projects (1)

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