This year marks 250 years of the study of English Literature at Edinburgh.
The University is hosting a year of lectures, exhibitions and activities to celebrate this milestone.
As the world's oldest department of its kind, English Literature at Edinburgh has a long and illustrious history.
English Literature is home to the James Tait Black Prizes, Britain’s oldest literary awards.
Talks by distinguished authors, academics, and our most talented Edinburgh students.
Video and audio of our celebratory events. Watch online or subscribe to our podcast series.
Join a department which has been home to excellence in teaching and research for two hundred and fifty years.
This article was published on May 31, 2012