Our research culture prioritises engaged and passionate literary and cultural criticism. Our staff are internationally-renowned scholars who are widely published and influential in shaping the discipline of English studies.
The Department accommodates a wide range of research specialisms including:

  • Irish writing
  • Gender Studies
  • American Literature
  • Early Modern Writing
  • African Writing
  • Migrant Writing
  • Eighteenth-Century Literature
  • Postcolonial and Global Literatures

We welcome applications from prospective PhD students and from applicants interested in in postdoctoral fellowships in these and related areas.