Sussex Centre for Language Studies

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Mr Jeremy Page

Post:Director (Sussex Centre for Language Studies)
Location:ARTS A A063
Email:J.N.Page@sussex.ac.uk

Telephone numbers
Internal:7433
UK:01273 877433
International:+44 1273 877433
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Biography

BA (Warwick), MA (Bristol), MA (Sussex), FHEA

Jeremy Page has been the Director of the Sussex Centre for Language Studies since 2017.

His research interests include the use of literature in language teaching, curriculum design, linguicide and intercultural teaching and learning. He has presented papers at numerous national and internatonal conferences, including the International House educators' conference, British Council Italy and IATEFL Literature and Cultural Studies.

He worked extensively as an examinations consultant to the University of Cambridge, delivering teacher support seminars in Argentina, Bulgaria, Hungary, Ireland and the UK, and also as a professional advisor to the Teacher Training Agency.

He was a senior assessor for the University of Cambridge CELTA (Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults) scheme, a certified IELTS examiner and a marker and team leader for the Cambridge First Certificate in English (FCE). 

He has written English language teaching materials for Pearson Longman, BBC Worldwide and Macmillan, and contributed a chapter on curriculum design to Best Practice in Language Teaching (IHWO Books 2008). His adaptations of works by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle are published by Oxford University Press. 

His poetry and short stories are widely published. His latest full collection of poems is Closing Time (Pindrop Press 2014). His translations of Catullus's Lesbia poems were published by Ashley Press as The Cost of All Desire in 2011.  His own poems have been translated into Romanian and German, and a bilingual Romanian/English edition of his work was published by Integral, Bucharest as If Not Now / Daca nu Acum in 2017. Two plays have been performed: Loving Psyche in Bremen (2010) and Verrall of the White Hart in Lewes (2014). In 2015 he co-edited with Rachel Cole an anthology of life writing, True Tales from the Old Hill, published by The Frogmore Press in collaboration with the Centre for Life History and Life Writing Research at Sussex. His novella London Calling was published by Cultured Llama in 2018.

Jeremy Page is the founding editor of literary journal The Frogmore Papers (1983 - ) and co-editor of morphrog, an online journal of 'poetry in the extreme'.