In memoriam Prof. Fiona Tolhurst, Ph.D. (1968-2021)We are shocked and grieved to hear of the death, on December 21, 2021, of Fiona Tolhurst, who taught several courses in Medieval and Early Modern English Literature at our department between 2008 and 2012.
Jakob Leimgruber awarded professorship at the University of RegensburgPD. Dr. Jakob Leimgruber, our lecturer in English linguistics since 2018, has accepted a professorship in English linguistics at the University of Regensburg, Germany. The Basel English Department congratulates Jakob and we wish him success…
Prof. Philipp Schweighauser publishes essay on "Antifiction Fictions"The text appears in the journal of the Modern Language Association's American Literature Division 1, Early American Literature 56.3 (2021).
Daniela Landert awarded professorship at Universität HeidelbergProf. Dr. Daniela Landert, our SNF-PRIMA leader of the project The Pragmatics of Improvised Drama Comedy, has accepted a professorship in English linguistics at Heidelberg University, Germany. The Basel English Department congratulates…
In memoriam Dr. Markus Marti-Cimitro (1955-2021)We are saddened by the death of Dr. Markus Marti, who taught as a lecturer at the Department of English of the University of Basel from 1996 to 2016.
Retake exam for the lecture «A Survey of English Literature II: The Long Eighteenth Century»(course no. 20918-01)
Retake exam for the lecture «Pragmatics of fiction: English in written and telecinematic texts»(course no. 62332-01)
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