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)
  • 49th in the QS World University rankings for English Language and Literature
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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

Professor Ronald Carter Receives ELTon Innovation Award

Professor Ronald Carter Receives ELTon Innovation Award

Description
Professor Ronald Carter was recently honoured with a prestigious ELTon Innovation Award.
An Anglo-Saxon Remedy: Dr Christina Lee on BBC Radio 4's Science Stories

An Anglo-Saxon Remedy: Dr Christina Lee on BBC Radio 4's Science Stories

Description
Dr Christina Lee appears on BBC Radio 4 Science Stories, talking to Naomi Alderman about an Anglo-Saxon remedy that kills MRSA.

Midlands3Cities Steamhouse studentships

Description
New funded PhD studentships starting September 2017 focusing on design or the creative sector.

Viking Congress in Denmark

Description
CSVA members Judith Jesch, Christina Lee and Eleanor Rye will be presenting at the 18th Viking Congress in Copenhagen and Ribe, Denmark, in August.
Theatre and Residual Culture is Out

Theatre and Residual Culture is Out

Description
Dr Chris Collins launches Theatre and Residual Culture at the Irish Society for Theatre Research conference hosted at the University of Nottingham

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Events

Open Day - 30 June 2017

Open Day - 30 June 2017

Date
30/06/2017
Description
Visit us and find out more about studying English at the University of Nottingham.
Open Day - 1 July 2017

Open Day - 1 July 2017

Date
01/07/2017
Description
Visit us and find out more about studying English at the University of Nottingham.
Benign Fiesta: Wyndham Lewis's Texts, Contexts, and Aesthetics

Benign Fiesta: Wyndham Lewis's Texts, Contexts, and Aesthetics

Date
11 - 13/09/2017
Description
Wyndham Lewis (1882-1957) was one of the twentieth century's most innovative and most controversial avant-garde painters, writers, and theorists. This conference will mark the 60th anniversary of Lewis's death and is intended to be a scholarly celebration of his work.

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School of English

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The University of Nottingham
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