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UZH English Department News: 2023

News list

  • Women and Crime Fiction Workshop University of Zurich, 7-8 June, 2024

    7 June, 2024 from 9 to 6
    8 June 2024 from 9.30 to 2.30

    PLH-E-05, Plattenstrasse 47

  • Conference: “Post/Colonial Environments”, 9-11 May 2024

  • Guestlecture: Definiteness in the history of English - Dr. Lotte Sommerer (University of Freiburg)

  • Using Psychological Network Analysis in CDST(inspired) Research - Dr. Vanessa De Wilde (Ghent University)

  • Guestlecture: Dr. Kellie Gonçalves (University of Bern) “Interactional Sociolinguistics”

  • Diving in Deeply - An Introduction to the Qualitative Research Approach of Grounded Theory - Annika Wilhelmy (University of Zurich)

  • "South Africans in Switzerland" Call for participants for online questionnaire on language attitudes

  • Guestlecture: Dr Douglas Clark (University of Galway), “John Donne and the Legacy of Early Modern Testamentary Verse”

  • ES Guest Lecture Susan O'Keeffe “The Poetic Mind of W. B. Yeats”

    Guest lecture on Tuesday, November 21, 2023, 9 a.m.
    UZH English Department Plattenstrasse 47, PLH-105

  • Guest lecture by Prof. Dr. Annette Kern-Stähler (University of Bern)

    Wednesday, 8 November 2023, 4-6 p.m. in PLH-102 (Plattenstrasse 47)

  • Job Offer Lektor*in English Department of the University of Zurich, non-permanent position 28% - 34%

  • Lecture Series: “Variation and change in the history of the English lexicon” Convenors: Olga Timofeeva & Annina Seiler

    Tue 16:15-18:00 ( 21 Feb - 30 May 2023)

  • Abschiedsvorlesung Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Elisabeth Bronfen “Taking a Bow: Abschlussszenen und Neubeginn bei Shakespeare”

    Mi 24. Mai 2023, 18.15
    Aula (KOL-G-201)
    Universität Zürich-Zentrum
    Rämistrasse 71
    8001 Zürich

  • Guest lecture Prof. Ad Putter (University of Bristol): 'Dutch and German in Medieval England: New Discoveries and Research Opportunities'

    Tuesday 23 May 2023 - 12.15-13.45


  • Book Launch at Cabaret Voltaire

    Book presentation of One More Loop Around the Bend: Kulturanalytische Betrachtungen zu Westworld (Diaphanes 2023), plus discussion with the authors Johannes Binotto, Elisabeth Bronfen, Christine Lötscher, Klaus Müller-Wille and Benno Wirz (May 10, 2023, 6.30 p.m. at Cabaret Voltaire)

  • Guest Lecture and Workshop by Patricia Phillippy

    Guest lecture “Anne Bradstreet’s Mother’s Legacies: The Andover Manuscript” (Tue, 9 May, 4-6 p.m.) and workshop “Intergenerational Materialities: Anne Bradstreet's Poems” (Wed, 10 May, 2-5 p.m.)

  • Guest Lecture by Justyna Robinson

    "Concept-led approach to semantic change" - 2 May 2023 (Justyna Robinson, University of Sussex)

  • Vortrag und Workshop Kolonialismus im Kinderzimmer? Der Fall Robinson Crusoe

    Samstag, 29. April 2023
    - 10–11:30 Uhr (Vortrag)
    - 12–14:30 (Workshop)
    Robinson Bibliothek
    Kunst(Zeug)Haus, Rapperswil-Jona

  • Guest lecture by Olivia Droz-dit-Busset (University of Bern) on "Stylising branded voices: A comparative analysis of corporate ventriloquism by advertising copywriters and social media influencers"

    Thursday, April 20th at 16:10
    Plattenstrasse 47, PLH-05

  • Zurich Early Modern Online Resources Seminar (ZEMORS): Working with Digital Editions

    Tuesday, 18th April, 12.15-13.15 p.m. (Swiss time, UTC+1)

  • Gentle Introduction to Bayesian Infererence - Workshop with Prof. Dr. Don van Ravenzwaaij (University of Groningen)

  • Chaucer Marathon

    5 April 2023 from 12 - 16
    Room PLH-206

  • SHAKESPEARE WEEK 2023 - Information Meeting

    Monday, 20th March at 6 p.m.

    Room PLH-E-5