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One of the largest and oldest English departments in all the UK
The English Department is delighted to announce the annual poetry prize is…
Ranked 15th in the world and 5th in the UK
Our new Creative Writing PhD is now open for applications
Including the British Library, the British Museum and Shakespeare’s Globe
Ours is one of the very first English departments in the world, and one which remains world-leading both in its research and its teaching.
Our vibrant English Department offers you the chance to discover a huge variety of exciting texts from all periods, genres, styles and manifestations.
Our postgraduates are taught and supervised by staff rich in professional experience, including poets, novelists and theatrical practitioners.
Areas of particular academic expertise represented within the King's Department of English
The varied impacts of recent King's Department of English research projects
A full list of the King's Department of English publications
3 December 2021
How can drawing and neuroscience work together to inform research on neurodiversity and challenge…
18 November 2021
Eight students developed activist research initiatives in their local communities to tackle issues…
23 July 2021
The British Academy has elected four King’s academics as new Fellows
09 December 2021
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