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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.

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. Our Department’s vision is to be a place where many peoples come together to engage in mutually respectful relations and dialogues. 

Recent News

Many college connections among 2015 Sask Book Award nominees
posted February 18, 2015
On Feb. 13, nominees for the 2015 Saskatchewan Book Awards were announced. The shortlist includes Professor of Native Studies Robert Innes (the Aboriginal Peoples’ Writing Award and the Award...

Michael Horacki named ICCC's first graduate fellowship recipient
posted February 17, 2015
English PhD student Michael Horacki (submitted photo) Michael Horacki named ICCC’s first graduate fellowship...

5th Annual English Honours Colloquium
posted February 13, 2015
Congratulations to the nine students who presented their research at the English Honours Colloquium Friday, February 6, 2015. The students are all in their final year of the Honours degree. The...

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...



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