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As a world class department focused on both literary study and creative writing, innovative and dedicated teaching is informed by award-winning writing and outstanding scholarship - our staff includes Terry Eagleton, one of the world’s most famous literary critics, and Paul Muldoon, one of the world’s most eminent poets.  All this, together with the high calibre of our students, ensures a dynamic environment for undergraduates and postgraduates alike. Our high standing is reflected in our being 14th in The Complete University Guide, and in the Top 10 (9th) for Graduate Prospects.

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Funding Successes for Forthcoming Projects, 24 June 2014

Congratulations to colleagues who have secured funding from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences for forthcoming research projects and events.Dr Li ...Read more»

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Nowhere Near London

South Oxhey, Watford

Nowhere Near London, the dramatisation of Professor John Schad's The Late Walter Benjamin will be performed at Watford Palace Theatre on Monday 7th July.

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Funding Successes

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Congratulations to the colleagues who have secured Faculty funding for upcoming research projects and events.

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