Note that the building at Plattenstrasse 47 (PLH) is currently closed. The English Department Library (Pestalozzistrasse 50, PET) remains open.
For more information, please consult the UZH's official COVID-19 information page at https://www.uzh.ch/cmsssl/en/about/coronavirus.html.
Note: In the spring semester 2021, all courses will be taught online only (until further notice).
Welcome to the UZH English Department
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.
Switzerland in Irish Poetry Project
Since September 2020, the Swiss Centre of Irish Studies @ the Zurich James Joyce Foundation is collecting video readings of Irish poems about (parts of) Switzerland.
Vacant Position - GRADUATE TEACHING ASSISTANT IN EARLY MODERN ENGLISH LITERATURE (16TH AND 17TH CENTURIES) University of Geneva
Applications must be received by the deadline, 12 March 2021
Information Meeting Teaching Assistantships
March 2, 18.00 via Zoom
Trial Lectures: Successor for Prof. Dr. Andreas H. Jucker
The trial lectures take place on March 10 and 11, 2021.
Guest Lecture: Dr. Katrin Menzel (Universität des Saarlandes, Saarbrücken) Medical Discourse in Late Modern English: Insights from the Royal Society Corpus
Thursday, Mar 25, 2021 16:15-17:45
Join Zoom Meeting
Zurich Early Modern Online Resources Seminar (ZEMORS): promoting digital resources for early modern English studies
Monday, 29th March, 2-3.30 p.m. (Swiss time, UTC+1)
SAUTE Conference 2021 "Migrations and Contacts"
University of Zurich, 14 and 15 May 2021
Women, Money and Markets (1600-1900) - "Female Economies"
Fourth Annual Conference, 09-11 June 2021 - University of Zurich (UZH)