Department of English

Welcome to the Department of English at the University of Toronto Scarborough!

We are a diverse and close-knit group of students, faculty and staff united by a shared passion for the vital work that literature, writing, and film studies do in the world.

Chair's Welcome

Get an overview of our department from our Chair, Professor Katie Larson.

Navigating Our Programs

Looking to figure out program routes, expectations, and thematic threads? Trying to find a good D-level or Pre-1900 option? Click here!

Course Spotlight

Click to learn about some of our featured courses and the faculty teaching them.

English Literature

Enhance your skills as a critical reader and writer through a Specialist, Major, or Minor in English literature.

Creative Writing

Join a vibrant community of writers and work with award-winning mentors as a part of our Creative Writing program.

Literature and Film Studies

Our Minor in Literature & Film Studies offers a unique opportunity to combine your passion for English and cinema.