English Department Events

Nov: Anime Discussion Group

The English Department announces the launch of our Anime Discussion Group!

Please join us for informal discussions of the critically acclaimed avant-garde anime series Serial Experiments Lain.


Nov 20 & 22: SELF's Essay & Exam Clinics

SELF's is hosting a series of Exam and Essay clinics to assist students in writing, studying, or general English assignment tips, curtesy of veteran students in the English program.

Nov 21: Film Screening: Twin Peaks

The next screening in our English Department Film Series will be held on Tuesday, November 21st at 6pm in MW160. We will be watching Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me, directed by David Lynch. The film will be introduced by Prof.

Please join Dr. Marlene Goldman and Dr. Lora Senechal Carney in celebrating the launch of their new books “Forgotten” and “Canadian Paints in a Modern World, 1925-1955”.  Date: Friday 10 November 2017, 6-8pm  Location: Ben McNally Books, 366 Bay Street. Parking is available at the Bay Adelaide Centre, accessible from Richmond or Adelaide. A short walk from Queen Station and the Queen streetcar line.  RSVP by 20 October 2017 at: carney@utsc.utoronto.ca. poster includes images of their book covers

Nov 10: Dr. Marlene Goldman's Book Launch for "Forgotten"

Join Dr. Marlene Goldman and Dr. Lora Senechal Carney in celebrating the launch of their new books “Forgotten” and “Canadian Paints in a Modern World, 1925-1955”. Friday 10 November 2017, 6-8pm at Ben McNally Books, 366 Bay Street. RSVP by 20 October 2017

critical theory society presentation | dr nikkila| from derrida to drag | november 6 2017 from 10-11am in mw264

Nov 6: Dr.Sonja Nikkila's "From Derrida to Drag"

Dr. Sonja Nikkila, in partnership with the Critical Theory Society, will be presenting a talk named "From Derrida to Drag" on Monday, November 6, 2017 from 10-11am in MW264. All are welcome.

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Oct 25: ENGC51 Research Display

The students of ENGC51: Contemporary Arab Women Writers are holding their campus research display on Wednesday, October 25 from 11:30 am - 1:30pm in the MW atrium.

Oct 11:Thinking about Going to Grad School?

The Department of English downtown invites all undergraduate students to attend their event: "Thinking about Going to Grad School?" on October 11th, 3-5 pm in Room 100, Jackman Humanities Building, 170 St. George Street

SELF presents: coffee houses (with faculty). Events on October 5, 2017 from 3-5 pm in HW335, and November 2, 2017 from 3-5pm in HW335

Oct 5, 2017: SELF's First Coffee House

Join the Students of English Literature and Film and faculty for two 'Coffee Houses' in the Fall semester: October 5 & Nov 2, both from 3-5pm in HW335.

SELF hosting Creative writers group called To Be Named, where writers can meet fellow creative writers and discuss aspects of the writing process. Exact dates: oct 3 & 24th, and november 7, 21, and 28. All sessions are on tuesdays from 4-5pm in HW335

Oct - Nov, 2017: SELF's Creative Writing Group

SELF is hosting a series of creative writing group sessions called "To Be Named". Fall sessions to take place on: October 3 & 24, and November 7, 21 & 28; all Tuesdays, all from 4-5pm in HW335.