In The News - English Department

Find out about some of the exciting work taking place within the Department of English.

  • Wednesday, February 14, 2018  

    One of the world’s most famous detectives and a young wizard are just two of a wealth of characters that will be up for discussion during a new short course at the University of Chester.

  • Tuesday, June 20, 2017  

    Congratulations to the English department’s very own Dr Ian Seed, Programme Leader for Creative Writing, who was the winner in the ‘Most Helpful Feedback’ category in the Chester Student Union’s Above and Beyond Awards.

  • Wednesday, May 17, 2017  

    The Department of English was delighted to host the well-known poet Ian McMillan for its annual Professor Glyn Turton public lecture series.

  • Wednesday, May 3, 2017  

    Pandora’s Box 2017, featuring some of the best creative writing by students and staff, was launched in front of a live audience.

  • Wednesday, March 29, 2017  

    Chester University Thespian Society (CUTS) made a welcome return to the stage with a boisterous performance of one of Shakespeare’s best-loved plays.

  • Thursday, March 16, 2017  

    As part of her role as Senior University Teaching Fellow, Dr Eileen Pollard took part in a TeachMeet event at Tarporley C of E Primary School.

  • Monday, December 19, 2016  

    Dr Graham Atkin couldn’t resist sneaking in another Shakespeare event before the close of the year marking the 400th anniversary of the Bard’s death. Once again, he engaged the services of Kerrianne Maloney and Natalie Webster:

  • Friday, October 28, 2016  

    As part of the annual Chester Literature Festival, Dr Graham Atkin gave a talk on ‘Staging Shakespeare’, in collaboration with Storyhouse.