Call for submissions: creative writing prizes and awards!

The Department of English mourns the passing of Professor and William Dawson Scholar of African Literatures, Monica Popescu (1973-2024).

2024 Spector Lecture: Christina Sharpe

Christina Sharpe, Professor of Black Studies at York University, will deliver the annual Spector Lecture, the most prestigious scholarly lecture hosted by the Department of English.

MPP opens for submissions

The Montreal International Poetry Prize 2024 is open for submissions! Send us your best poems for a chance to be published in The Montreal Poetry Prize Anthology. One lucky winner will also take home the cash prize of $20,000.

Richler Writer-in-Residence

The Department of English welcomes Heather O'Neill as the 2023-2024 Mordecai Richler Writer-in-Residence.

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Graduate Studies

The Department of English offers graduate programs in English Literature, Drama & Theatre, and Cultural Studies.


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Undergraduate Studies

The Department of English offers courses covering three linked and overlapping areas: Literature, Drama, and Cultural Studies.

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Theatrical Productions

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