English

English studies are a success story at the University of Fribourg. In a flexible, dynamic, and multicultural environment where both teaching and administration are conducted in English, students benefit from a total immersion in the target language.

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British literature: New book co-edited by our colleague Emma Depledge and Peter Kirwan

Canonising Shakespeare: Stationers and the Book Trade, 1640-1740 (Cambridge University Press).

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Recent publications

Emma Depledge and Steve Oswald both co-edit new volumes

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American literature: CUSO workshop + public conference

Public conference by Randy Fuller: "Finding Zenobia: Using the digital archive to uncover a forgotten voice."

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Research

Research at the English domain is conducted in both linguistics (mainly pragmatics) and literature (American and British, covering various periods). 

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Useful information for students

Feb. 2018:

  • The next Aptitude Test will take place on Monday 19 February 2018 in room MIS10 2.16, from 15:30 to 17:00. More information here.
  • The Spring semester course timetable is now available here.

Important: Students who wish to study English literature and linguistics are expected to have achieved a high level of English language competence in their Matura/Maturité/Maturita. We strongly recommend a level of C1 in English for students beginning their studies at the English domain.