News and Events

Hanssen Promoted to Professor

The Department of English congratulates our colleague Jessica Allen Hanssen on her promotion to Professor of English Subject Pedagogy.

Jensvoll Promoted to Associate Professor

The Department of English congratulates our colleague Maja Henriette Jensvoll on her promotion to Associate Professor of English Subject Pedagogy.

Rashi Rohatgi wins Prize from Miami University Press

Congratulations to Associate Professor Dr. Rashi Rohatgi, who was awarded the 2022 Novella Prize from Miami University Press for her manuscript, Sita in Exile!

Study Barometer: Bachelor of English #1 – Five Years in a Row

The Bachelor of English at Nord University, Bodø (BAENG), for the fifth consecutive year, scored highest in student satisfaction among all similar degree programmes in Norway.

Community, Crisis, and Change

The Humanities, Education & Culture Research Group will host their annual seminar on 03 December 2021.  “Community, Crisis, and Change” will feature an international plenary from Pierre-Louis Patoine (Sorbonne Nouvelle)

Playing with murder at Nord

Bachelor of English and MAGLU English were “playing with murder” in the Crime Fiction class on October 20th – with a murder-mystery game set at The Cat’s Meow Nightclub in the Roaring ’20s. 

Bachelor of English Students are Going Places!

On September 15th, Nord University hosted a Digital Partner Day event to present information about exciting international exchange possibilities.

Indigenous Perspectives in English Language Teaching

How a North Sami and Norwegian dual-language picturebook created opportunities for teaching English interculturally and multilingually.

ICEPELL Symposium

Nord University and the Erasmus+ ICEPELL project partners are delighted to welcome you to our virtual symposium. The main themes are picturebooks, intercultural citizenship education and English language learning with children aged 5 to 12 years

Teacher Students Complete “Virtual Study Trip” to the Norwegian Study Centre

While the Covid-19 crisis currently prevents global travel, it did not prevent Nord University’s teacher education students from getting a truly international experience.

Students Praise English at Nord!

The national student survey (Studiebarometer) was published on Wednesday, February 10, 2021. Both the Master of Education and the Bachelor of English at Nord University performed exceptionally well!

PhD Defence

PhD Fellow Marina Yurievna Prilutskaya will be defending her dissertation, “Use of Students’ Linguistic Resources in Teaching English as an Additional Language in Norway” (Supervisor: Dr. Patrik Anders Bye) on 16 December 2020.

Rights/Rites of Inclusion

The Humanities, Education & Culture Research Group will host their annual seminar online on 04 December 2020.  “Rights/Rites of Inclusion” will feature international plenaries from Joseph North (Yale) and Eugenia Zuroski (McMaster).

Exploring Multiple Identities

The Research Group for Children’s Literature in ELT are hosting an online event on 28 October 2020. “Exploring Multiple Identities” will feature invited speakers: Nicola Daly (Waikato), Jena Habeger-Conti (Vestlandet), and Michael C. Prusse (Zurich).