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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

Wendy Roy the recipient of two teaching awards
posted May 15, 2016
Congratulations to Wendy Roy, the recipient of two teaching awards from the University of...

Welcome to Dr. Joanne Leow
posted May 15, 2016
The Department of English would like to welcome Dr. Joanne Leow to the University of Saskatchewan. Dr. Leow earned her doctoral degree from the Department of English at the University of Toronto....

English Undergraduate Awards Reception
posted April 8, 2016
The annual English Undergraduate Awards Reception March 31 celebrated the following 2015-16 awards to English students: The Award for Excellence in English Studies   Aaron Thacker The J....

2016 Annual English Honours Colloquium
posted February 19, 2016
Congratulations to the 13 students who presented their research at the English Honours Colloquium, which this year was combined with the Women’s and Gender Studies Honours Colloquium. Audience...

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