With c. 1,000 students, the English Department is one of the biggest in the Faculty of Arts. It offers courses in the fields of English Literature and English Linguistics. This site will provide you with information on the location of the department, the people who work there and the courses offered.
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Zurich Conference on Postcolonial Language Studies – Changes and Challenges
June 4–6, 2018
Guest Lecture Prof. Dr. Simone Pfenninger (Salzburg)
"Multilingualism and ‘the earlier the better’ trend: Influence of starting age on L3 acquisition across different learner populations in Swiss schools" - Friday, June 1st 2018, 10.15 a.m. - Room ...
Farewell Lecture Prof. Dr. Martin Heusser
Thursday, May 31, 4.15 p.m. -- room: KOL-G-201 (Aula, UZH Main Building)
Prof. Dr. Hermione Lee: Guest Lecture and Master Class
All interested students, members of staff and other guests are cordially invited to two events with Prof. Dr. Hermione Lee.
Guest Lecture Dr. Laura Rosseel (KU Leuven)
“The social meaning of language variation” - Tuesday, 29 May 2018, 14:00-15:45, Room PLH E 05 (Plattenstrasse 47)
Guest Lecture Christina Maria Koch (Marburg)
"The Legacy of Guy Fawkes in Contemporary Activism: Media Cultures, Political Aesthetics" - Monday, May 28, 2018, English Seminar, Plattenstrasse 47, PLH-05, at 6 p.m.
Now Available: Prof. em. Dr. Andreas Fischer's Book on History of English Studies in Zurich