Department of English Literature and Linguistics

Intrigued by the complex human ability to speak, write and read? Want to study the greatest literary works ever written in English? Interested in conducting experiments into the use and acquisition of language? Eager to become a stronger reader (and writer) of stories, poems and plays? Our department invites you to come explore language from any angle that interests you, while gaining skills that will enrich your world and prove valuable for research and professional achievement.

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Meet Our Department
Our department is composed of two independent units: English and American Literature, devoted to the study of fiction, poetry and prose, and Linguistics, which focuses on the scientific study of language.
Academic Staff
Research: Creative Writing: Fiction; Literary Translation
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