School of Literature and Languages

Our focus is on understanding how texts and languages work across national boundaries, how they function, and how they interact. We bring together the academic disciplines of English literature, creative writing, film studies, modern languages, linguistics, intercultural communication and translation studies.

Research

We have an international reputation for interdisciplinary research in literature, languages, linguistics and intercultural communication.

Business

As a business, you can become a professional Training placement provider with us and recruit students with a good knowledge of professional communication and problem solving, with excellent writing skills. You can also take advantage of our CPD and short courses to upskill your workforce.

Events

Our staff members

Professor Patricia Pulham

Head of the School of Literature and Languages, Professor of Victorian Literature

Patricia Pulham is Professor of Victorian Literature and editor of the EUP journal, Victoriographies. She completed her doctorate at Queen Mary, University of London in 2001, and taught at Brunel, Goldsmiths, Birkbeck and QMUL, where she was Lecturer in Poetry from 2002-03. In 2004, she was appointed to a lectureship in English literature at the University of Portsmouth. She joi...

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Latest blog posts

11.03.21

What does my dissertation on black female identity and The British Empire mean to me?

This week we’re welcoming back Louisa Daley, who looks at why she chose her dissertation topic...

04.03.21

Finding space to grow amid a pandemic

The girl who walked out of Surrey University in 2020 (or, rather, shut her laptop down after her final...

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  • Phone:  sel@surrey.ac.uk

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Address

School of Literature and Languages
Library
University of Surrey
Guildford
Surrey
GU2 7XH