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...)
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,...
Anakana Schofield, 2018 Writer in Residence October 02, 2017
The SFU English Department is proud to announce the 2018 Ellen and Warren Tallman Writer in...