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11.07.2017
Welcome meeting for all 1st-semester students of English, 18th September, 6:15 p.m.

at the Department of English, Nadelberg 6, Grosser Hörsaal (ground floor of the courtyard building behind fountain) [mehr]

29.05.2017
Miriam A. Locher has published a monograph entitled "Reflective Writing in Medical Practice: A Linguistic Perspective" with Multilingual Matters

This work was written in connection with the SNF project “’Life beyond writing’: Illness Narratives”. View book details: https://www.degruyter.com/view/product/458681  [mehr]

29.05.2017
Miriam A. Locher has published a handbook on the Pragmatics of Fiction

Published with de Gruyter Mouton, this collection was co-edited with Prof. Andreas H. Jucker from the University of Zurich and features many chapters by international and local experts. View book details:... [mehr]

11.04.2017
Annual report 2016

The report on the Department's activities during the past calendar year is out now: [mehr]

09.06.2016
Annual report 2015

The report on the Department's activities in the past calendar year is out now:  [mehr]

10.01.2014
Need participants for a survey? Our FG English offers help...

In order to avoid a flood of e-mails asking students to fill in surveys and questionnaires, the FG English have now come up with a platform where students can publish their project and ask for help:... [mehr]

13.12.2013
Prof. Ina Habermann won Credit Suisse Award for Best Teaching

Prof. Ina Habermann received the Credit Suisse Award for Best Teaching for her seminar "Paper Landscapes: eine Kartographieausstellung in der UB". For more information and an interview klick here. [mehr]

17.09.2013
Lecture cycle: DIGITAL MEDIA STUDIES IN DER PRAXIS

Prof. Dr. Miriam Locher (19.11.) and Prof. Dr. Philipp Schweighauser (15.10.) will be talking at the lecture cycle "Digital Media Studies in der Praxis. Wie die Geisteswissenschaften auf die neuen Medien reagieren"... [mehr]

08.08.2013
The Department of English welcomes three new staff members

A very warm welcome to: Dr. Beatriz Lorente (lecturer in English Language Practice and Linguistics) Helen Gilroy (assistant in English Linguistics) Aline Bieri (student assistant) [mehr]

Events

03.10.2017 08:15 bis 10:00
Guest Lecture: Dr. Marta Kaźmierczak (University of Warsaw)

"Through the Thicket of Thesis Writing: Selected Methodological Issues" [mehr]

17.10.2017 10:00 bis 15:00
Workshop: Dr. Armen Avanessian

"Speculative Poetics and Political Theory: Experimental Philosophy for the 21st Century" [mehr]

30.10.2017 16:15 bis 18:00
Guest lecture: Prof. Dr. Marjolijn Verspoor (University of Groningen)

“Finding the key to successful L2 learning in groups and individuals” (working title) [mehr]

31.10.2017 13:00 bis 14:00
Research colloquium: Dr. Steve Duman (Basel)

“Metaphor and the Assessment of Future Events” [mehr]

14.11.2017 16:15 bis 18:00
Guest lecture: Thomas Messerli (Basel)

“Repetitive Humour: Incongruities in US American Sitcoms” [mehr]

16.11.2017 10:15 bis 12:00
Guest lecture: Dr. Michelle Witen (Basel)

"Periodicals and Serial Publication in Victorian Britain"  [mehr]

21.11.2017 14:15 bis 16:00
Guest lecture: Prof. Zoran Kuzmanovich (Davidson College, North Carolina)

“The Perils of Interpretive Narcissism in Nabokov’s ‘Signs and Symbols’” [mehr]

05.12.2017 08:15 bis 10:00
Guest lecture: Prof. Dr. Klaus Benesch (LMU München)

"A Matter of Scale: Is Close Reading to American Studies What Place is to Space?" [mehr]