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Late Summer Lectures

Our popular Late Summer Lecture series will travel through the past, present and future of literature this summer.
Psychology teaching fellow conducting a lecture

English Studies academics recognised in two of Nation’s most coveted literary awards

We are celebrating the phenomenal success of two of our own - Sunjeev Sahota and Kayo Chingonyi - following the recognition their work has received from the Booker Prize and the Forward Prize for Poetry respectively.
Book covers A Blood Connection and China Room

New issue of our Postgraduate English journal

We’re delighted to announce the publication of volume 42 of Postgraduate English, our groundbreaking journal which has been publishing worldwide early-career literature scholars since 2000.
Postgraduate English: Publishing postgraduate research since 2000

Ideas for Positive Change: Writing Fiction About the Climate Crisis

What role might fiction play in helping readers to come to terms with the climate crisis? Dr Naomi Booth shares her ‘idea for positive change’ in this talk recorded for Durham Book Festival.
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