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...)
NEWS & EVENTS
Walking in the footsteps of E. Pauline Johnson Colette Colligan's English 105w class, along with PhD student Alix Shield, went on an evening...
Writing Workshops with Jordan Scott, Writer in Residence January 20, 2016
In the first workshop, participants will begin with the stutter (the topic of Scott’s second book,...
New Book Explores Art, Writing and Reconciliation December 18, 2015
The recently published collection The Land We Are: Artists and Writers Unsettle the Politics of...
Student Profile: Jordan Abel September 29, 2015
PhD student Jordan Abel, of the Nisga’a Nation, is a prize-winning poet who is using his three-year...
English T-shirts July 16, 2015
SFU English t-shirts are here! Women's and men's styles available for $15 at the General Office.
The Shakespearean International Yearbook, Volume 15: Special Section, Shakespeare and the Human - Tom Bishop, Alexa Huang, and Tiffany Jo Werth (Eds)
The Land We Are: Artists and Writers Unsettle the Politics of Reconciliation -Gabrielle L'Hirondelle Hill and Sophie McCall (Eds)
Experiential Learning in English literature courses July 18, 2016
New English Courses! July 08, 2016
Workshop on Descriptive Bibliography June 08, 2016
Interview with Hannah Celinski May 27, 2016
Deciphering Dickinson May 16, 2016
English 881 Reads May 09, 2016
On writing a textbook Paul Budra