- New PhD Thesis: Sally Anderson Boström - “Closed Place, Open Word”: Reading the Postplantation in Earl Lovelace, Milton Murayama, and Ntozake Shange 2022-05-18
- New PhD Thesis: Julie Blomberg Gudmundsson - Time of Turmoil: Reading and Media Combination in the American Young Adult Novels Cathy’s Book, Skeleton Creek, and Endgame 2022-01-14
- New book - Erik Smitterberg: Syntactic Change in Late Modern English Studies on Colloquialization and Densification 2021-12-10
- New Book - Elsa Högberg (red.): Modernist Intimacies 2021-06-04
- New book - Michael Boyden (ed.): Climate and American Literature 2021-04-14
The Uses and Misuses of the American Past
SINAS Research Seminar: “'Awakened by a Worthy and Attractive Object': Anatomy, Minstrelsy and the First Anatomically Explicit Sex Education Book for Children"
Talking American Literature at Uppsala: "On editing Love, Joe: The Selected Letters of Joe Brainard"
Lecture: "The Paranoid Chronotope"
Talking American Literature at Uppsala: “Thoreau’s Dictionary of the Indian Languages”
The Instagram Archipelago, book release party and conversation
SINAS Research Seminar: “Second-Class Waves for Second-Class Surfers: The Modern Roots of Sexism in Surf Culture”
Talking American Literature at Uppsala: “Poetic Drive: Experimental American Poetry in the Age of Automobility”
Fulbright Professor 2022/23
SINAS welcomes Scott Laderman, Fulbright Chair in American Studies.
Our Courses and Subjects
The department offers courses in English, American Studies and Celtic Studies. Three terms of English (A1-C1) may constitute a major in a Bachelor's Degree. We also offer a wide array of second-cycle courses.
We offer a BA programme in Global English Studies and an MA programme in English. The dapartment also participates in the university's teacher training programmes.
Conrad First is an open-access archive of the 200+ serials which first published the work of Joseph Conrad. Created by Stephen Donovan, it is sponsored by the Department of English, Uppsala University.
Now you can read Conrad the way his first audiences did, in the pages of newspapers and magazines alongside the latest news, feature articles, editorials, short stories, photographs, illustrations, competitions, weather forecasts, sporting results, financial reports, cartoons, and advertisements.