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:

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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

Registration for Vikings: A Grand Day Out Now Open

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Register for this student conference

Registration for Vikings: A Grand Day Out coming soon!

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Viking Society Student Conference 17 February 2018

Catch up on Viking Lectures & Exhibitions

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Enjoy our Viking events in the flesh or virtually!

Spring Semester 2018: Language Centre module enrolment

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Students can diversify their degree course by choosing a language module for credits with the Language Centre.
Professor Jon McGregor wins Costa Book Award

Professor Jon McGregor wins Costa Book Award

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Costa Book Awards

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Events

Danelaw Saga: Bringing Vikings Back to the East Midlands - Exhibition

Date
15/12/2017 - 08/04/2018
Description
Invade - immigrate - integrate - inspire. 'Danelaw Saga' tells the tale of how the Vikings shaped the East Midlands.

Snotrur - Old Norse Reading Group 19 February

Date
19/02/2018
Description
Fortnightly Old Norse reading group. All abilities welcome.
ESRC Postdoctoral Fellowship Information Event

ESRC Postdoctoral Fellowship Information Event

Date
21/02/2018
Description
Open day for those interested in applying for ESRC-funded Postdoctoral Fellowships in the Social Sciences
From Poetry to Reality: The Gold-Trimmed Sword Hilt in the Bedale Hoard

From Poetry to Reality: The Gold-Trimmed Sword Hilt in the Bedale Hoard

Date
21/02/2018
Description
Learn about the Viking Age sword hilt in the Bedale Hoard.
Repton and the Legacy of the Great Viking Army

Repton and the Legacy of the Great Viking Army

Date
28/02/2018
Description
Learn about the latest results from excavations at the Viking site in Repton, Derbyshire.

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School of English

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The University of Nottingham
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