Department of English and American Studies

Welcome to the Department of English and American Studies!

We hope we will be able to return to the standard mode next semester. However, the upcoming state exams and theses defences will still take place online as planned.

The online IDEAS Students’ Conference on May 22, 2021 was a great success, many thanks to ESC/APE and all organizers. Also, have a look at the previous years of IDEAS!

Important Dates and Events

Teaching period 1 March 2021 – 28 May 2021
Reading Week 5–9 Apr 2021
Submission of final theses 16 May 2021 23:59:59
BA Entrance Exams Written part (TSP): 24 Apr
Oral Exams: 2–3 May 2021
Students’ Conference IDEAS 22 May 2021
Beginning of Exam Period 31 May 2021
BA State Exams – written Written part: 16–18 June 2021
Defences: 21.–22. June 2021
MA Entrance Exams 23–25 June 2021
MA Defences and State Exams 28–30 June 2021
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ESSE 2021 Conference, Lyon

30 Aug – 3 Sep 2021
Beginning of Autumn Semester (Orientation Week) 13 Sep 2021

The photo above is a token of our history: it comes from the 50th Anniversary of The Gypsywood Players, the theatre company of the Department. The picture is five years old, so the company is 55 this year, but there will be no re-union — and this year’s performance is also suspended.
Pending is an even more important anniversary – 100 years of the Department itself. Our first professor was appointed in 1920, regular teaching started in 2021. We are going to celebrate this Autumn!

Resources OED Lit. Online GALE LITERATURE Other

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