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Department of English and Related Literature

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

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CREMS Introductory Shindig

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Challenging Evangelization: Jesuits and Ideas about Blackness and Mission Work in New Spain

In this talk, Dr Danielle Terrazas Williams will share their research into Challenging Evangelization.

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Athena SWAN

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