School of English

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


Latest News

AHRC International Placement Scheme 2019

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

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

Making the headlines

Training for academics to give a taste of how they can use the media to support their research.

Bringing Vikings Back to the East Midlands Nominated for Knowledge Exchange and Impact Award

CSVA project nominated for a Knowledge Exchange and Impact Award

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Languages, Texts and Society symposium

A one day symposium promoting dialogue, networking and collaboration across the Arts and Humanities and beyond.

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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