12 June 2018
The New Jerusalem is the latest book by poet and punk legend Patti Smith. This bilingual English-Dutch prose poem was translated by Onno Kosters.
25 May 2018
Professor Neil ten Kortenaar, University of Toronto, will be a KNAW Visiting Professor attached to the Comparative Literature section in 2018-2019.
6 April 2018
ERC Advanced Grant for Ann Rigney, professor of Comparative Literature at Utrecht University.
13 February 2018
Els Rose has been appointed Professor Late and Medieval Latin at the Department of Languages, Literature and Communication starting from 15 February 2018.
2 February 2018
Aoju Chen was appointed professor in Language Development in Relation to Socialisation and Identity in the Department of Languages, Literature and Communication
31 January 2018
Dr. Elma Blom, an expert in language development, analysed how children between the ages of 10 and 13 use 'textese'.
22 December 2017
The new international academic programme NEW FACES asks the question what we can learn from Shakespeare’s world about the current crisis in Europe.
8 December 2017
A substantive collection of syntactic case studies of syntactic phenomena, an invaluable reference tool for students and researchers.
7 December 2017
According to the PhD research by Anne van Leeuwen, timing and rhythm are important factors in conducting successful conversations.
1 November 2017
Editors are Dirk van Miert, Henk Nellen, Piet Steenbakkers, and Jetze Touber.
27 October 2017
Co-edited by Jeroen Salman, this book demonstrates how materiality, sociality and spatiality contribute to a better understanding of early modern book history.
13 October 2017
All webinars will be hosted by our students and staff, who are ready to answer any questions during the Q&A session at the end.
27 September 2017
The first book length overview of a central topic in psychology, linguistics, and philosophy, published in open access.
15 September 2017
Alumni magazine Illuster interviewed Geert Buelens together with Director of Het Literatuurhuis Michaël Stoker about the visibility of literature in the city.
25 August 2017
Ellen Gerrits receives the grant for her research project 'Tracking speech and language development of Dutch children migrating to Australia'.
22 August 2017
As of 1 august, Kiene Brillenburg Wurth has been appointed Head of Humanities at Utrecht University College (UCU) for the coming four years.
28 July 2017
Open Access journal Early Modern Low Countries (EMLC) offers a home to state-of-the-art academic scholarship on any aspect of the early modern Low Countries.
28 July 2017
The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded a Veni grant to 7 researchers from the faculty of Humanities.
7 July 2017
The central question within JOIN is how we prevent exclusion and strengthen meaningful participation of all young people in society.
30 June 2017
During the final meeting, 21 Humanities students withing the Humanities Honours programme presented their theses and subsequently received their certificates.