Department of English Student Association (DESA)
The DESA executive is an elected student organization in the Department that represents every student who has declared a Major, Minor, or Honours concentration in an English program. As a social, cultural, political, and educational organization for students, DESA performs the functions of student government and representation at the departmental level.
The executive holds weekly office hours for peer advising; plans social events such as readings, wine and cheese receptions, and weekend trips; provides opportunities for extracurricular creative work; offers liaison with faculty and administration on behalf of students; and informs students of the goings-on within the department and in the Montreal community.
To contact the DESA executive, send an e-mail to desamcgill [at] gmail [dot] com.
Also stay updated through our Facebook page (http://www.facebook.com/pages/DESA-McGill/158122267539097)
Facebook group (http://www.facebook.com/groups/33322637330/)
and Twitter (http://www.twitter.com/DESAMcGill/)
Office hours are held Tuesdays from 11:30am-1pm, Wednesdays from 1-2:30pm, and Fridays from 11:30am-1pm in Arts 305.
If there’s anything DESA can help you with, from suggesting/advertising events to peer-to-peer advice, get in touch with the executive!
2013-2014 DESA executive
- President: Scott Leydon (scott [dot] leydon [at] mail [dot] mcgill [dot] ca)
- VP Academic: Nicole Rainteau (Nicole [dot] rainteau [at] mail [dot] mcgill [dot] ca)
- VP Communications: Felix Johnston (felix [dot] johnston [at] mail [dot] mcgill [dot] ca)
- VP External (AUS Representative): Chloe Sauder (chloe [dot] sauder [at] mail [dot] mcgill [dot] ca)
- VP Finance: Michael Abramson (Michael [dot] abramson [at] mail [dot] mcgill [dot] ca)
- VP Internal: Amanda Hacio (amanda [dot] hacio [at] mail [dot] mcgill [dot] ca)
- VP Journals & Affiliates: Cozette Legault-Crimp (cozette [dot] crimp [at] mail [dot] mcgill [dot] ca)
- Cultural Studies Representative: Jenni Lawrence (jenni [dot] lawrence [at] mail [dot] mcgill [dot] ca)
- Drama & Theatre Representative: Daniel Carter (Daniel [dot] carter [at] mail [dot] mcgill [dot] ca)
- Literature Representative: Pauline Cuchet (Pauline [dot] cuchet [at] mail [dot] mcgill [dot] ca)