Welcome to the Department of English
English provides opportunities to gain insight into the world of ideas, to deepen knowledge of great literature and the role of literature in reflecting and shaping culture, and to apply that knowledge.
The history of literature, the study of our language, and training in precise and meaningful writing are important components of English. By refining your research and critical thinking abilities, and by learning to write cogently and persuasively, studying English will help you learn to create and interpret the written word. (More...)
David Chariandy Wins 2017 Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize November 15, 2017
Reading by Poet Michael McClure October 17, 2017
Co-presented by SFU Library and SFU English San Francisco writer Michael McClure gained fame at the...
Carceral Cultures - Canadian Association of Cultural Studies 2018 Conference October 16, 2017
CARCERAL CULTURES Canadian Association of Cultural Studies | Association canadienne des...
English 398 - Reacting to the Past October 13, 2017
For the past few weeks, students in Dr. Diana Solomon's ENGL 398, Major Authors for Non-Majors,...
September 18, 2017
Reacting to the Past Game
September 05, 2017
July 12, 2017
Unpathed Waters, Undreamed Shores
May 24, 2017
Haida Antolick, Mariner James, Heather Ritzer, and Sam Wiebe
April 07, 2017
Spring English Network Career Panel
James Siddall, Yaa-Hemaa Obiri-Yeboah, Simone Abt, Christina Low, Penny Freno, & Chris Hilliard