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English Literature, Language and Linguistics

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Studying in the School of English Literature, Language and Linguistics has been a fantastic experience. The Percy Building feels like a home away from home.

Kate, English Literature graduate

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Listen to this story! Exhibition

Listen to this story! is an exhibition based on the research of SELLL's British Academy Global Professor, Karen Sands-O'Connor, and is about the struggles and successes of Black British authors in representing their world.

Two colleagues win prestigious Leverhulme Prizes

We are so proud of our colleagues Professor Preti Taneja and Dr Joseph Hone for being awarded Philip Leverhulme prizes for their outstanding research.

Professor Preti Taneja wins Gordon Burn prize

Congratulations to Preti Taneja, Professor of World Literature and Creative Writing at SELLL, for winning the Gordon Burn prize