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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

Visiting Artist talk with Globe and Mail cartoonist Brian Gable
posted September 18, 2015
From The Sheaf to The Globe and Mail   A talk with cartoonist Brian Gable Brian Gable, the nationally renowned Globe and Mail cartoonist and U of S alumnus (BA'71) will present a...

The curious mind: where science meets art
posted September 17, 2015
A literary lunch salon with Julie Czerneda   Award-winning science fiction/fantasy author      Monday, Sept. 21   11AM-12 PM   ADMIN...

Prof. Tasha Hubbard Pens Op-Ed in Toronto Star
posted July 14, 2015
How do you make amends for trying to erase a culture? By: Tasha Hubbard   Toronto Star   July 10, 2015      On a hot July afternoon, a social worker...

Tasha Hubbard Wins 2015 Arts, Culture & Heritage Award
posted June 16, 2015
Congratulations to Tasha Hubbard, an assistant professor in the Department of English, who has won Saskatoon's 2015 YWCA Women of Distinction award for Arts, Culture & Heritage. The award was...

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Upcoming Events

The Miller's Tale by Geoffrey Chaucer
(December 6, 2015)

Literature Matters
(January 20, 2016)

Literature Matters
(February 25, 2016)

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