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Book cover: The Routledge Handbook of English for Academic Purposes

New book: The Routledge Handbook of English for Academic Purposes

Edited by Ken Hyland and Philip Shaw. Includes chapters by Beyza Björkman, Maria Kuteeva, Spela Mezek, and Philip Shaw.

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New Master’s Programme in Transnational Creative Writing

The Department of English breaks new ground with a Master's Programme in Transnational Creative Writing. Unique in its kind, it continues and reinvigorates the long tradition of teaching creative writing that began in Iowa and spread around the world. Using English as the lingua franca of creative expression, it helps young talent produce fresh views on our global pasts, presents, and yes, futures.

Riksbankens Jubileumsfond

“Cosmopolitan and Vernacular Dynamics in World Literatures” receives 43.8 million from RJ

Stefan Helgesson, professor in the Department of English, has received a major research grant from the Bank of Sweden Tercentenary Foundation to develop a research programme together with a group of researchers from Stockholm University and four other Swedish universities.