Department of English and Modern Languages

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    Department of English and Modern Languages

  • About the department

    Located in a city with an unparalled literary history and one that cherishes the power of the spoken word, the Department of English and Modern Languages is a place to be both inspired and inspiring.

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    Year Abroad in Japan Placement Year Publication Success Work Placements Performance Let’s Read Japanese Student Profiles Staff Profiles Virtual Tour John Clare: The Meeting

      • 11Dec
        A Poetry Reading

        A Poetry Reading

        A seminar with guest speaker Dr Mary-Jean Chan

      • 10Feb
        Selfie Reflection

        Selfie Reflection

        Get your students ready for the future! We’ll contemplate who we are in the world of social media, and imagine and shape our own futures through art.

      • 12Feb
        The Day After Tomorrow: artificial and natural futures

        The Day After Tomorrow: artificial and natural futures

        Get your students excited for study in this fun-filled, forward-thinking day. We’ll explore what it’s like to learn at university, examine cutting-edge technology and debate whether robots can have morals.

      • 13Feb
        You be the Judge

        You be the Judge

        It’s real life Law & Order for your students, as we take Donald Trump to court and spend the day investigating criminology, sex and consent.