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:

  • 9th for English and 5th for Creative Writing in The Times and  Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018
  • 7th for English and 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 2018 rankings for English Language and Literature
 

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

Focus groups for 2nd year students

Focus groups for 2nd year students

Description
Help inform and improve future exam feedback practices
Postgraduate open day 2017

Postgraduate open day 2017

Description
Booking now open. Find out more about our courses, meet staff and students, explore funding and tour our fantastic facilities and campus!
Lord Dearing Awards Nominations 2018: Your last chance to nominate TODAY!

Lord Dearing Awards Nominations 2018: Your last chance to nominate TODAY!

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Lord Dearing Awards 2018: Help us celebrate excellence in teaching and learning.The deadline for this year's nominations is Friday 10 November.
Dr Lila Matsumoto commissioned to write a poem for MAP magazine

Dr Lila Matsumoto commissioned to write a poem for MAP magazine

Description
The School of English is delighted to inform everyone that our very own talented Dr Lila Matsumoto was commissioned to write a poem for MAP magazine which has recently been published.
Call for studentships: Midlands Graduate School

Call for studentships: Midlands Graduate School

Description
The call is now live for ESRC-funded postgraduate scholarship applications in the Social Sciences

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Events

Viking Warriors: Beyond Broad Spears and Bloodshed

Viking Warriors: Beyond Broad Spears and Bloodshed

Date
13/12/2017
Description
Viking warriors - who were they?

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.
Holme from Home? East Midland Place-Names and the Story of Viking Settlement

Holme from Home? East Midland Place-Names and the Story of Viking Settlement

Date
20/12/2017
Description
What can place-names tell us about Vikings in the East Midlands?
Invasion, Immigration, Integration - or Diaspora?

Invasion, Immigration, Integration - or Diaspora?

Date
05/01/2018
Description
Find out about some new ways of looking at the Viking phenomenon.
Vikings in your Vocabulary

Vikings in your Vocabulary

Date
10/01/2018
Description
Find out how the Vikings influenced the English language.

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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
email: english-enquiries@nottingham.ac.uk