Welcome to English at Oxford
The Faculty of English Language and Literature is by far the largest English Department in the UK, with over 75 permanent postholders, a further 70 Faculty members, 900 undergraduates and 300 postgraduates.
The Faculty has a very distinguished research and teaching record, covering all periods of English Literature.
Eleanor Rosamund Barraclough, Leverhulme Early Career fellow in the Faculty, has been named as one of the BBc’s Next Generation Thinkers. Eleanor explores the worldview of the medieval Icelanders as reflected in the Norse sagas.
Applications are invited for the post of Departmental Lecturer in English Literature (1660 - present). The appointment will be for a fixed period of 12 months from 1 October 2013 to 30 September 2014 to provide replacement teaching for Professor Fiona Stafford during her tenure of a Leverhulme Trust Research Fellowship.
For further information go to our Vacancies Page.
The Faculty is pleased to note that it has been ranked top in the world in English Language and Literature, with 100% score. (http://www.topuniversities.com/university-rankings/university-subject-rankings/2013/english-language-and-literature)
4 October 2013
Navigating Networks: Women, Travel, and Femal Communities
An Interdisciplinary Conference Hosted by the Travel Cultures Seminar Series, University of Oxford
Travel Cultures is an interdisciplinary seminar series at the University of Oxford for anyone with an interest in inter-cultural communication, exploration and travel writing.
Please send abstracts of no more than 250 words (for papers of 20 minutes) to Hannah Sikstrom and Kimberly Marsh at <firstname.lastname@example.org> by 1st April 2013.
2 November 2013
3 December 2013
Professor of Poetry, Geoffrey Hill will give his third lecture of the 2012-13 academic year on Tuesday 3rd December 2013 (Week 8), at 5.30 p.m., in the South School of the Examination Schools. His title will be announced later.
Everyone is welcome.