Research - School of Cultures and Languages, Kent
Our research in Modern Languages and Linguistics was ranked third in the UK in the most recent Research Excellence Framework.
Our Centre for Modern European Literature and Culture, and Centre for Language and Linguistics promote interdisciplinary collaboration, and our international links reflect our commitment to public engagement.
Our research networks and centres
Centre for Modern Literature and Culture
European writers and literary movements that cross national, linguistic and disciplinary borders.
Centre for Language and Linguistics
Promoting interdisciplinary collaboration in linguistic research and teaching.
Centre for Critical Thought
The nature and scope of critical thought from an interdisciplinary perspective.
Facilities for research in acoustics, sociophonetics, and speech and language processing.
Offering a variety of language options as part of degree programmes or as extracurricular options.
Modern Languages Teaching Forum
Bringing together teachers of modern languages to share good practice and support language teaching.
Our lecturers are highly respected in their fields. All are active researchers who contribute to contemporary debates through their publications.
Key links and information
- the European avant-garde
- modernism and postmodernism
- literary theory and aesthetics
- transnational modernism
- Latin American studies
- world literature
- medical humanities
- linguistic representations and competence
- language acquisition and processing
- language variation and change
- linguistics and literary studies.