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English: learning, teaching, research

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

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

 

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Alumna: How I Used University to Get My Dream Job

Alumna: How I Used University to Get My Dream Job

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Want to get into Publishing? Read this blog by English Language and Literature alumna, Elise Jackson to find out how she landed her dream publishing job.
Upendo Bake-off Sale

Upendo Bake-off Sale

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The School of English Upendo Bake-off sale raises...

Language Centre Module Enrolment: Spring semester 2019

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Students can diversify their degree course by choosing a language module for credits. At the Language Centre we focus on providing language modules with the emphasis on communication. The modules are supported by the virtual learning environment Moodle, digital classrooms and a Self Access Centre for independent learning.We offer 10 credit modules in Arabic, French, German, Italian, Korean, Japanese, Mandarin Chinese, Russian, Slovene and Spanish. The levels range from Stage 1a (complete beginners) to Stage 6 (near native speaker competence). It is possible to improve existing skills or start a new language.

AHRC International Placement Scheme 2019

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Funded research fellowships at world-leading international research institutions for early career researchers, doctoral-level research assistants and AHRC/ESRC funded doctoral students.
PG Conference: Call for Abstracts

PG Conference: Call for Abstracts

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Abstracts invited for student-led event 'Bridging the gap between psychology and the social sciences'. Deadline 14 December.

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Events

Writing and the Vikings

Date
16/03/2019
Description
A one-day workshop
Bridging the Gap between Psychology and the Social Sciences

Bridging the Gap between Psychology and the Social Sciences

Date
12/04/2019
Description
A student-led conference bringing together researchers from across the social sciences who contribute to our understanding of human psychology to share a variety of perspectives on psychology, both from within and outside the discipline

Radical Electric Teaching: A Conference and Showcase

Date
22 - 23/06/2019
Description
Future innovations in teaching and learning will evolve where new thinking in teaching, new approaches to curriculum design and management, and new technology come together in alignment. This two-day conference brings together university teachers and educators, learning technologists, practitioners and students to share the concepts, practices and technical applications that will form the educational settings of the future.

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School of English

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The University of Nottingham
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email: english-enquiries@nottingham.ac.uk