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

Call for studentships: Midlands Graduate School

Call for studentships: Midlands Graduate School

Description
The call is now live for ESRC-funded postgraduate scholarship applications in the Social Sciences
Viking Events in 2017-18

Viking Events in 2017-18

Description
Many Viking events to look forward to in 2017-18.

Midlands3Cities PhD funding stream opens

Description
Up to 80 open awards and 7 collaborative awards available. Deadline 15 January 2018.
Canonising Shakespeare Is Out

Canonising Shakespeare Is Out

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Canonising Shakespeare Is Out
Jon McGregor is shortlisted for another award: Goldsmith's Prize

Jon McGregor is shortlisted for another award: Goldsmith's Prize

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Jon McGregor is up for another award, Goldsmith's Prize. Read more here!

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Events

Poetry Reading with Rachael Allen, Camilla Nelson, and Leah Wilkins

Poetry Reading with Rachael Allen, Camilla Nelson, and Leah Wilkins

Date
24/10/2017
Description
Join us for an evening of poetry with Camilla Nelson, Rachael Allen, and Leah Wilkins.
Manuscripts and Special Collections Lunch Time Talk: Local Author Alison Moore: Location and Landscape

Manuscripts and Special Collections Lunch Time Talk: Local Author Alison Moore: Location and Landscape

Date
26/10/2017
Description
Local Author Alison Moore: Location and Landscape
ESRC Open Day - October 2018 Applicants

ESRC Open Day - October 2018 Applicants

Date
01/11/2017
Description
Open day for those interested in applying for ESRC-funded postgraduate study in the Social Sciences.
Manuscripts and Special Collections Lunch Time Talk: Local Author Alison Moore: Location and Landscape

Manuscripts and Special Collections Lunch Time Talk: Local Author Alison Moore: Location and Landscape

Date
16/11/2017
Description
Talk by Dr Adam Rounce: Castrating Rochester: John Wilmot's Manuscript Poetry

Being Human festival launch

Date
17/11/2017
Description
The Being Human festival launch event will explore how to lose and find yourself in words and the special power in short stories to capture the imagination of the reader.

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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