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:


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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Welcome to Dr Uditi Sen

Welcome to Dr Uditi Sen, who joins the Liberal Arts team.
International Women's Day 18

International Women's Day 18

For International Women's Day 18 some of our students explain what it's like to be a woman at UoN, and discuss some of the support available.
Nottingham subjects continue to be among the best in the world

Nottingham subjects continue to be among the best in the world

Great news! We're celebrating having featured in the QS World University Rankings by subject - we rank 45th for English Language & Literature!

Registration for Vikings: A Grand Day Out Now Open

Register for this student conference

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

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

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School of English

Trent Building
The University of Nottingham
University Park, Nottingham NG7 2RD

telephone: +44 (0) 115 951 5900
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