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:

  • 7th for English in The Times and  Sunday Times Good University Guide 2016
  • 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

 
 

Events

The Viking World 2016 - Diversity and Change

Date
27/06/2016 - 02/07/2016
Description
The Viking World - a major international conference to be held in Nottingham 27 June - 2 July 2016
Comics, Politics, and Adaptation

Comics, Politics, and Adaptation

Date
01/07/2016
Description
his symposium will explore the ways in which comics respond to the cultural and historical world around them. Taking a new approach to adaptation, it investigates how comics creators adapt and transform literary texts as well as how history and (auto)biography are translated into the comics medium. In addition to these topics, we will be discussing the political aspects of such adaptations focussing not only on the use of the medium to advance specific political perspectives but also on the political implications of adaptation as a process.
BAAL Vocab SIG Annual Conference 2016

BAAL Vocab SIG Annual Conference 2016

Date
07 - 08/07/2016
Description
Call for Papers: The aim of this conference is to bring together vocabulary researchers from a variety of backgrounds who are interested in the study of vocabulary from different perspectives. The conference will be an excellent opportunity to foster fruitful discussions about the present and future of vocabulary studies.
GP Training Workshop: Insider's Guide to the CSA: Language and Communication - Wednesday 13 July

GP Training Workshop: Insider's Guide to the CSA: Language and Communication - Wednesday 13 July

Date
13/07/2016
Description
This practical workshop gives an inside look at what it's like to take the MRCGP Clinical Skills Assessment (CSA), with video clips and evidence-based recommendations, all derived from research on the exam.

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