Our main research areas are British and New English Literatures and Cultures (in particular Early Modern, Victorian, and Scottish Studies), North American Literatures and Cultures (in particular Modernism, African American Studies, and Indigenous Studies), Poetry/Poetics, Contemporary Drama and Theatre, Adaptation Studies, Environmental HumanitiesFilm and TV Studies, Gender Studies, and Postcolonial Studies.

Our department hosts the ERC-funded research project Off the Road: The Environmental Aesthetics of Early Automobility (2023-2027).