Research Members of the English Department are engaged in research on contemporary and early modern literature, as well as literary theory. Valedictory Lecture by Prof. Dr. Alan Robinson, 3 May 2022 For information about individuals' research interests and publications, see People; the profile of each researcher also contains a link to the Alexandria database. SANAS 2020-21 We originally planned to host the Swiss Association for North American Studies (SANAS) Biennial Conference, organised by Jesse Ramírez and Sixta Quassdorf, in November 2020. The general topic remains "Work: The Labors of Language, Culture, and History". Because of the pandemic, however, the SANAS conference has been postponed until 5-6 November 2021 and will be held online. Please consult the new conference website for further details.