College of Arts and Science - where great minds meet Home

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

English Honours Colloquium
posted January 29, 2016
Department of English and Women's and Gender Studies Honours Colloquium scheduled for Friday, Feb. 5, 2016 in...

Author is toast of literary world
posted January 5, 2016
Professor Emeritus David Carpenter has received a number of accolades for his most recent edited book "The Education of Augie Merasty." Click here for a link to a recent Saskatoon...

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...

View All News Items Events Listing Calendar Department Newsletter

Employment Opportunities
* All Job opportunities are posted to the College of Arts and Science webpage


Upcoming Events

Literature Matters
(February 24, 2016)

Voyages to Italy film series
(February 25, 2016)

Career Options for English Majors
(March 1, 2016)

View More Events

Related Programs

Canadian Literature Minor

Classical, Medieval & Renaissance Studies

Digital Culture & New Media

MFA in Writing

Women's & Gender Studies