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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Global Experience Talks HS 2019
Informationsveranstaltung des International Relations Office
03.10. / 10.10. / 31.10. / 07.11. / 14.11.
Guest Lecture Edgar W. Schneider (University of Regensburg) „Artistic re-creation of grassroots English: Ideologies and structures in English Vinglish”
Thursday, 3 October 2019, 12.15-13.45h ...
English Department: Closed on September 6, 2019
The secretary's office of the English Department will be closed on September 6, 2019.
The library is open that day as usual.
Lecture Slot for "Introduction to Shakespeare" Moved
Due to the fact that there was simply no room available anywhere at UZH for the lecture "Introduction to Shakespeare," we have had to change the time slot for this course.
Colloquium: "Preparing for the Literature Exam: Close-Reading Reading List Poetry and a Shakespeare Play"
The extra-curricular colloquium "Preparing for the Literature Exam: Close-Reading Reading List Poetry and a Shakespeare Play" may be of interest to students of English, particularly those planning ...
Master Thesis: New Guidelines
The guidelines for the new Master Thesis module are now available online.
Reading List: Special Solution
'Bologna 2020 transition' students who will have completed the "History of Literature in English" module but not the "Reading List" by the end of the spring semester 2019 will be offered a special ...
Bachelor Thesis: New Guidelines
The guidelines for the new Bachelor Thesis module (15 ECTS) are now available online.