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Department of English and Related Literature

5th in the UK for English (Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022)

Department of English and Related Literature ranked 8th in the UK and 28th in the world in the QS 2022 rankings.

We’re a top ten UK research department according to the Times Higher Education’s ranking of the latest REF results (2021).

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The Quiet Place Book Club: ‘Sabrina’ by Nick Drnaso

Join us for the August meeting at The Quiet Place Book Club, where we will discuss Nick Drnaso's graphic novel 'Sabrina' (Granta Books, 2018).


Reframing Varda

An international conference on the work of Agnès Varda.

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Athena SWAN

We are delighted to hold an Athena SWAN Bronze Award, in recognition of our commitment to gender equality.

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