Department of English

Opinion: Why students persist in studying English lit in a tech world

3 Dec 2019

It might surprise people today to learn that that the first endowed Research Chair at McGill was not in a subject such as Medicine or Law or Science, but in English Language and Literature. The...

In conversation with Associate Professor Michael Van Dussen

2 Oct 2019

Michael Van Dussen began teaching in the Department of English in 2010. His area of expertise is in Middle Ages, with teaching areas in Middle English and Anglo-Latin literature, global contexts of...

The 2019 John G. Diefenbaker Award

Published: 12Jun2019

The John G. Diefenbaker Award allows a distinguished German scholar in the social sciences or humanities to conduct research in Canada, and spend brief periods gaining further experience at...

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