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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- 1 July
- 15 September
- 16 September
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
- New funded PhD studentships starting September 2017 focusing on design or the creative sector.
- CSVA members Judith Jesch, Christina Lee and Eleanor Rye will be presenting at the 18th Viking Congress in Copenhagen and Ribe, Denmark, in August.
- Dr Chris Collins launches Theatre and Residual Culture at the Irish Society for Theatre Research conference hosted at the University of Nottingham
- Take a look at all the best moments of this year's (2017) student English Showcase. A huge well done to everybody who took part! #ShowOff17
- On Thursday 11th May, some of our PhD students took up the opportunity to present their research to fellow colleagues and academics. Visit our media gallery to see how the day went. Well done to all our research students who took part and presented at the PGR Symposium!
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- 26/06/2017 - 01/07/2017
- Visit us and find out more about studying English at the University of Nottingham.
- 11 - 13/09/2017
- Wyndham Lewis (1882-1957) was one of the twentieth century's most innovative and most controversial avant-garde painters, writers, and theorists. This conference will mark the 60th anniversary of Lewis's death and is intended to be a scholarly celebration of his work.
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