/ People

Ania Mauruschat receives Marie Skłodowska-Curie grant

The grant will allow Ania to spend time researching in København as of September 2021.

/ Organizational Unit

Annual Report 2020 has been published

The Annual Report 2020 of the Department of English is published and available for download.

/ Studies, Continuing Education

Literature in the Digital Age: from Close Reading to Distant Reading

Prof. Philipp Schweighauser's 'Massive Open Online Course' (MOOC) starts on 15 March 2021.

Start-up Grants of the Doctoral Program in Literary Studies

The Doctoral Program in Literary Studies of the University of Basel calls for applications for two one-year start-up grants of CHF 30,000 (duration: 1 October 2021 – 30 September 2022), starting 1 October 2021. The aim of the start-up…

Ina Habermann talks to the 'Deep Dive Podcast'

Prof. Ina Habermann talks to the 'Deep Dive Podcast' about her passion for English literature, J.R.R. Tolkien and Brexit.

Philipp Schweighauser comments on the 2020 U.S. presidential election

Prof. Philipp Schweighauser has been invited to comment on the imminent presidential election in the U.S.A. by Swiss newspaper Sonntags-Blick and local television broadcaster Telebasel.

New national search portal for academic libraries

We are facing a new library system from December 7. Please find more information about the new user registration and returning borrowed items here: https://ub.unibas.ch/en/swisscovery/

/ Research

Regula Hohl Trillini interviewed by filmmaker Andrew Smith

BAFTA-winning filmmaker Andrew Smith has interviewed our very own Regula Hohl Trillini for his new weekly Hamlet podcast To Be Or Not To Be: Lockdown Shakespeare.