School of English
   
   
  

English: learning, teaching, research

We have a first-rate, international reputation for outstanding teaching and research, as demonstrated by our School's current rankings:

  • 6th for English in The Times and  Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017
  • 7th for English in The Complete University Guide 2017
  • 6th for Creative Writing in The Complete University Guide 2017
  • 9th in the UK for 'research power' (REF 2014)

We offer a unique combination of English disciplines, including literature from the Anglo-Saxon and medieval periods to the present day, English language from its origins to contemporary and applied contexts, drama and performance, and creative writing.

Professor Josephine Guy
Head of School

 
 
 

Latest News

Midlands Graduate School Student Conference 2017

Midlands Graduate School Student Conference 2017

Description
5th Midlands Graduate School ESRC Doctoral Training Partnership/ Doctoral Training Centre Student Conference
PhD student wins prestigious overseas grant

PhD student wins prestigious overseas grant

Description
Beatriz González-Fernández, a PhD student from the School of English who has been awarded the prestigious and much sought-after Overseas Institution Visit grant by the ESRC.

Midlands3Cities Nottingham Masters Studentships for 2017 entry

Description
Applications for Midlands3Cities funding for commencement of Masters study in 2017 are now open. These financial awards are for students wishing to pursue a full-time on-site Masters over a maximum period of one year.

Journal 47 published

Description
The 47th volume of the Journal of the English Place-Name Society is now available, and has been distributed to EPNS members. It contains peer-reviewed articles and reviews of publications which may be of interest to the society's members.

The anniversary of Dementia Day-to-Day

Description
Dementia Day-to-Day: one year on

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Events

Making it in Business: from arts to The Apprentice and beyond

Date
02/03/2017
Description
Rebecca Jeffery, Entrepreneur and Arts graduate, talks about how transferable her undergraduate skills were to a career in Marketing.

Nottingham Interdisciplinary Modernism Research Network: Reading group

Date
22/03/2017
Description
Texts for discussion will be Victor Shklovsky, 'Art as Technique', and T.E. Hulme, 'Notes on Language and Style'.
Gender and Leadership Communication Workshop

Gender and Leadership Communication Workshop

Date
26/04/2017
Description
Click here to find out more or register to attend.
10th BAAL Language, Gender and Sexuality SIG Meeting

10th BAAL Language, Gender and Sexuality SIG Meeting

Date
27/04/2017
Description
This is the 10th meeting of the British Association for Applied Linguistics Special Interest Group on Language, Gender and Sexuality. In April 2017, the event theme is 'Language, Discrimination and Conflict'

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School of English

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The University of Nottingham
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