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Welcome to English

The study of English literature is an exploration of the ways in which we express or create worlds through language. By examining works of literature published in English, students in English programs at the University of Saskatchewan not only imagine other worlds and forms of human experience, but also learn how to become better readers, writers, editors, researchers, and critical thinkers.

Located in the Arts Building, the English Department provides undergraduate and graduate education in literatures from a variety of historical time periods and geographical areas; included are courses on Aboriginal and digital literatures and on cultural and film studies. Listings under the Undergraduate and Graduate tabs provide details about our programs and courses. The Department is strongly committed to practicing and fostering research and teaching excellence; see the Research and Department tabs for more information.

Our Department’s vision is to be a place where many peoples come together to engage in mutually respectful relations and dialogues. We acknowledge that the land on which we gather is Treaty Six territory and traditional Metis homeland, and we acknowledge the diverse Indigenous peoples whose footsteps have marked this territory for centuries.  

Recent News

Top Ten from English Department's One-of-a-kind Vinyl Event
posted November 24, 2016
The Department of English held a ONE-OF-A-KIND VINYL EVENT on Wednesday 26 October. Louis’ Loft was the backdrop for the department and its friends to gather as aficionados of English and to...

The Department of English is Hiring
posted November 21, 2016
The Department of English is hiring in two areas: Creative Writing (a one-year term) and Renaissance Literature (a three-year term). Interested candidates can find postings for these jobs...

Tasha Hubbard Recognized at Strength of Our Women Awards
posted September 27, 2016
Tasha Hubbard, Assistant Professor in the Department of English, was recognized on September 8th for her remarkable work in the field of Arts and Entertainment at the second annual Strength of Our...

Jeanette Lynes receives YWCA Women of Distinction Award
posted July 11, 2016
Jeanette Lynes, English Professor and Coordinator of the MFA in Writing program for the ICCC, received a 2016 YWCA Women of Distinction Award in the category of Arts, Culture and Heritage at the...

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