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WORLD LITERATURE AT SFU

World literature at Simon Fraser University is a dynamic program for students interested in studying literature and culture as these are produced and spread from one place to another. The Program is located in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences on the SFU Surrey campus. It is one of the first programs of its kind in the world.

Courses cover a broad spectrum of literary genres, historical periods and translated texts from regions such as Asia, Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Latin America.

Students in World Literature have the opportunity to study languages such as Chinese, Italian, Japanese, Persian, Spanish and more ... the language of instruction is English. Students are also encouraged to participate in an international exchange, field school or co-operative education work term to complement their degree.

UPCOMING EVENTS

  • WL Student Conference will provide students opportunities to present academic papers in a formal setting as well as participate in the organizing of an academic conference. For more information, click here.

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Simon Fraser University
AQ 5120, 8888 University Drive
Burnaby, BC, Canada V5A 1S6  

Email: worldlit@sfu.ca
Tel: 778 782-9384
Fax: 778 782-4712