Miriam Locher & Andreas Jucker publish new course book on the pragmatics of fictionProf. Miriam Locher (Basel) and Prof. Andreas H. Jucker (Zürich) have published a new course book on The Pragmatics of Fiction. Literature, Stage and Screen Discourse with Edinburgh University Press.
The Prolonged Death of the Hippie: Keynote Lectures and Poetry Performances OnlineIn September 2019, the English Department hosted the conference "The Prolonged Death of the Hippie, 1967–1969" with keynote speakers Anne Waldman and Ed Sanders. Some of the most engaging lectures and performances are now on YouTube.
Ania Mauruschat receives Marie Skłodowska-Curie grantThe grant will allow Ania to spend time researching in København as of September 2021.
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Annual Report 2020 has been publishedThe Annual Report 2020 of the Department of English is published and available for download.
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Literature in the Digital Age: from Close Reading to Distant ReadingProf. Philipp Schweighauser's 'Massive Open Online Course' (MOOC) starts on 15 March 2021.
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13th International Symposium on (Im)Politeness & 7th iMean Conference
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'Summer' – A Poetry FestivalWhat does summer mean to you? Explore it during our poetry festival!
Retake exam for the lecture «From Victorian Popular Culture to Neo-Victorianism»(course no. 60727-01)
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