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Metonymy Press is the 2023 Richler Writer-in Residence at the Department of English!

The Department is hosting a series of events with Metonymy editors, authors and guests!

More info on the Richler WIR speaker series

Congratulations to Tabitha Sparks and Fiona Ritchie!

Congratulations to Professor Sparks and Professor Ritchie for their new books!

Victorian Metafiction
by Tabitha Sparks

Shakespeare in the Theatre
by Fiona Ritche

Listen to an
interview with Prof. Ritchie


The Department of English Drama & Theatre Program's production POMONA has now come to a close!


See more images of the show!

The Montreal International Poetry Prize

Congratulations to Claire Wahmanholm, winner of the Montreal Prize 2022!


Read the winning poem


Professor Lecker has been awarded the prestigious Lorne Pierce Medal and Professor Fiona Ritchie has won multiple fellowships!

Read more on our News page


Professor Allan Hepburn has been elected to the Royal Society of Canada and Professor Ara Osterweil contributed to an award winning book!

Read more on our News page

The Department of English Student Awards and Prizes

We are proud to recognize the students who have been selected for the awards and scholarships for the 2021-2022 academic year.

See the recipient list

African American and/or African Canadian Literature Hire Reading Club

Visual composition made out of many juxtaposed open books

The Department of English is hosting a reading club toward the hire in African American and/or African Canadian literature.

- Friday, 6 January, 12-1:30pm - Spillers and Hartman
- Monday, 9 January, 4-5:30pm - Jackson

Location: Arts 230

All are invited to both sessions - come as you are and when you can.

See the reading list below:

Department of English

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Graduate Studies

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

Student reading in the library

Undergraduate Studies

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

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