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English at the University of Amsterdam combines literature and culture from the entire English-speaking world with English Linguistics - the language as it was spoken in the past and today.
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23 July 2019
The annual conference of the UvA’s students of English was held on 27 June. Presented by the students’ own Literary and Language Activities Committee Etcetera (LLACE), this year’s gathering focused on the theme of ...
2 July 2019
Joyce Goggin (Associate Professor, English Department) and Argyrios Emmanouloudis (ASCA PhD candidate, English Language and Culture) have published the book chapter ‘The pro-wrestling audience as imagined community: ...
26 June 2019
Dr Kristine Johanson (English Language and Culture) has won the Audience Award in this year’s Humanities Education Award for her Master’s course Shakespeare, Sexuality, and Adaptation. Receiving more than a quarter ...
41st in the world and top-ranked in the Netherlands
The QS World University Rankings for English Language and Literature 2019 places the UvA English Department joint 41st in the world. This puts the UvA ahead of many prestigious and well-respected institutions in English-speaking countries, and makes it the top-ranked university in the Netherlands for English Language and Literature.

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