School of English Literature, Language and Linguistics

Staff Profile

Dr Adam Mearns

Lecturer in the History of the English Language



Percy Building, Room 3.12

Consultation & Feedback Hours (Semester 2, 2016-2017)

Mondays, 11-12

Wednesdays, 10-11

Thursdays, 2-3

  • If you would like to meet with me at another time, please email for an appointment.


BA English Language (1997), MA Anglo-Saxon Studies (1999), PhD (2003) - Newcastle



Semester 1

SEL2219 - Monsters, Misery and Miracles: Heroic Life in Old English Poetry (with Dr Aditi Nafde)

SEL3341 - Old English: Texts and Translations (module leader)

Semester 2

SEL1012 - Language through Time: Introduction to the History of English (with Dr William van der Wurff)

SEL2212 - Early English: Words, Patterns, Varieties (module leader) (with Dr William van der Wurff and Prof. Karen Corrigan)