UTSC Reads: Co-sponsored by the Department of English

The Department of English is proud to be a co-sponsor of the 2018 installment of UTSC Reads. Faculty, staff, students, and members of the wider community are all invited to participate in the UTSC Reads initiative, which focuses on Catherine Hernandez’s Scarborough. Copies are available at the UTSC library and bookstore. Click for details on upcoming UTSC Reads events.

Teaching Video Games Student Research Team: Deadline Nov 30

Dr. Sonja Nikkila is considering the feasibility of proposing a course on video games as narrative and literary experiences, and she is looking for a team of students to explore the problems and practical concerns of such an endeavor, as well as help develop a set of learning goals for such a course. Deadline to apply is Nov 30.

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Health Humanities Professor Andrea Charise Interviews with CBC

Professor Andrea Charise interviews with CBC Radio to discuss prevailing damaging attitudes towards elderly people, and how her work as the founder Canada's first undergraduate program in Health Humanities encourages students to "imagine a different story about what it means to grow old."

Contemporary Arab Women Writers Mid-Term Showcase

Contemporary Arab Women Writers Mid-Term Showcase

Students of  the ENGC51 Contemporary Arab Women Writers class are having a mid-term showcase of their work in the Student Centre on Tuesday, October 27th 2015 from 12-3pm. All are welcome to view their work!

Helen Humphreys Reading at the UTSC Library

UTSC's Chief Librarian, Victoria Owen, is pleased to welcome award-winning author Helen Humphreys to the UTSC Library for a reading from her latest work, The River, on Thursday, October 8th, 2015.

Reading with UTSC Writer in Residence Nino Ricci

The Library invites you to a reading with UTSC Writer in Residence Nino Ricci on Wednesday February 11, 2015 in the Library Reading Room at 3:45 – 5:00 pm. Followed by a Q & A. 

Refreshments will be served. Seating is limited.

The Science of Shakespeare

The Science of Shakespeare

UTSC English and Widen UTSC present:

A public lecture by award-winning science writer Dan Falk.

Tuesday, October 7, 2014 at 5:00pm in Room AA112

Refreshments will be served.

Kara Gatson & Andrew Westoll

Faculty Spotlight

The English Department welcomes two new faculty members: Professor Kara Gaston and Mr. Andrew Westoll.

The Best Essay Prize

The Best Essay Prize

The Best Essay Prize went to Diana Demian and the prize for Best Essay on Canadian Literature went to Marc-André Durocher...