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 Svenja Adolphs
Head of School

 

Latest News

Lord Dearing Award winners

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Congratulations to all the Lord Dearing Award winners in the Faculty!• Liz Evans, Film and Television Studies• Manuel Lagares, Spanish teaching• Mark Jago, Philosophy• Year abroad team, CLAS
Nottingham Research Fellowships 2017

Nottingham Research Fellowships 2017

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Fantastic University of Nottingham fellowship opportunities for early years researchers.
New Generation Thinkers promotion 2017

New Generation Thinkers promotion 2017

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Communicate your research - opportunity for early careers researchers
University of Nottingham's Writer-in-Residence in the running for Man Booker Prize 2017

University of Nottingham's Writer-in-Residence in the running for Man Booker Prize 2017

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University of Nottingham academic Jon McGregor's new novel Reservoir 13 has made the longlist for the Man Booker Prize 2017. Jon, who is Professor of Creative Writing in the University's School of English, has been longlisted alongside other literary greats Paul Auster and Zadie Smith.
Vice-Chancellor's Medal Winners: Annika Bailey and Chrissie Quilty

Vice-Chancellor's Medal Winners: Annika Bailey and Chrissie Quilty

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Recipients of the Vice-Chancellor's Medal 2017 — an accolade recognising exceptional achievements by staff or students have been announced!

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Events

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.
Open Day - 15 September 2017

Open Day - 15 September 2017

Date
15/09/2017
Description
Visit us and find out more about studying English at the University of Nottingham.
Open Day - 16 September 2017

Open Day - 16 September 2017

Date
16/09/2017
Description
Visit us and find out more about studying English at the University of Nottingham.

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School of English

Trent Building
The University of Nottingham
University Park, Nottingham NG7 2RD

telephone: +44 (0) 115 951 5900
fax: +44 (0) 115 951 5924
email: english-enquiries@nottingham.ac.uk