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...)
#GetToKnowEnglish @SFU June 19, 2017
Introducing a new weekly feature for the SFU English website and social media platforms!
Making Nineteenth-Century Literary Environments - ENGL 435 June 16, 2017
Students in Dr. Margaret Linley's ENGL 435 class recently completed a project entitled, Making...
English 377 students curate Special Collections exhibit June 01, 2017
Special Collections and Rare Books (SCRB) is pleased to announce two new exhibits curated by...
Bowling Social Event May 24, 2017
SFU English hosted a Glow-in-the-dark Bowling Extravaganza at Grandview Lanes on Commercial Drive...
May 24, 2017
Haida Antolick, Mariner James, Heather Ritzer, and Sam Wiebe
September 24, 2015
Adventures in Research Opus 4
April 07, 2017
Spring English Network Career Panel
James Siddall, Yaa-Hemaa Obiri-Yeboah, Simone Abt, Christina Low, Penny Freno, & Chris Hilliard
February 22, 2017
What I do now: Using my English background to communicate with purpose.
October 27, 2016
All poetry all the time.