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 Academic Quadrangle at SFU Burnaby 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.

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

Email: worldlit@sfu.ca
Tel: 778 782-3689


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Burnaby Festival of Learning - WL Session! "Found in Translation"

Ever Google Translate something and laugh at the result? Ever marvel at the fact that the Harry Potter books have been translated into almost 70 languages? Here’s your chance to learn more about the art and craft of literary translation: by trying it yourself!

Taught by Dr. Melek Ortabasi, SFU Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, World Literature

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 - 12:25pm to 1:15pm (@ SFU BBY)