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Welcome to English

The Department of English is one of nine departments in the Division of Humanities & Fine Arts in the College of Arts and Science. Located in the Arts Building, the department has about 30 permanent and 20 limited-term faculty. The Department of English is strongly committed to teaching excellence at both graduate and undergraduate levels. All tenured and tenurable faculty teach first-year courses, with most faculty teaching at least one first-year course annually.

The department provides undergraduate and graduate education in a variety of subject areas, including Medieval, Renaissance, Restoration and Eighteenth Century, Nineteenth Century, Modern and Post-Modern, Aboriginal, Canadian, Decolonizing, and Digital Literatures, as well as Theory, Film, and Cultural and Media Studies.


Recent News

Congratulations to Ogle Award Winner Henry Glazebrook
posted January 14, 2015
The Department is pleased to announce that the 2014 Mary Lou Ogle Award for the Study of Communications ($5000) has been awarded to Henry Glazebrook. A graduating English Honours student and Senior...

Robin Adair Receives A&S Graduate Catalyst Award
posted January 12, 2015
The Department of English is pleased to announce that Ph.D. student Robin Adair has been named the recipient of a College of Arts & Science Graduate Catalyst Award. The award will facilitate his...

Obituary: Susan Dawson
posted January 12, 2015
An obituary for Susan Dawson, former professor in the Department of English, was published in the Jan. 12, 2015 issue of the StarPhoenix. Susan Dawson was 59 years old. Dawson's family will hold a...

Congratulations to the 2014 Hannon Scholarship Winners
posted December 4, 2014
The Department is pleased to announce that the 2014 Hannon Scholarships ($3000) have been awarded to Nicole Atkings (Schmid), Linnea Bargen, Alyssa Braun, Heather Currie, Matthew Dean, Keighlagh...

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Upcoming Events

Bring on the Heat!
(February 4, 2015)

2015 English Honours Colloquium
(February 6, 2015)

ICCC Film Series: Othello
(February 11, 2015)

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Related Programs

Canadian Literature Minor

Classical, Medieval & Renaissance Studies

Digital Culture & New Media

MFA in Writing

Women's & Gender Studies