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.
UTSC's Writer-in-Residence program brings students into dialogue with select accomplished writers.
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.
Students in the Department of English are invited to consider joining a working group run by Professor Marlene Goldman in conjunction with her new film project, “Torching the Dusties.”
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."
Dr. Marlene Goldman writes and researches how we tell stories of aging and dementia. “Nowadays, the spectre of aging and, dementia, in particular, have acquired a gothic dimension,” she says.
As a researcher and aspiring educator, Aakriti Kapoor has focused on education tools to help students navigate the digital world and won an award for it.
Andrea Charise is looking to help others understand the aging process in new ways. Her latest project will highlight the experiences of aging among Scarborough residents using a “digital storytelling” format, which has netted a new fellowship.
Three talented creative writing students from U of T are winners of the International Festival of Authors’ inaugural Lit Jam – a timed, improvisational contest that matches storytelling teams against each other.
Joint Statement from the Department of English at UTSC in Response to the U.S. Executive Order on Immigration
This statement is motivated by the recent executive order on immigration issued by the United States government.
Jan 12, 2017 | Don Campbell
Zoe Whittall has pretty much done it all as a writer. In addition to writing novels, short stories, and poetry, she’s worked as a journalist and also writes for television.
Considering a career in writing or publishing?
The HO Foundation and The Department of English presents the International festival of Authors at Harbourfront @UTSC on Tuesday, October 27th 2015.
All are invited to attend two events on campus!
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!
Join UTSC's author-in-residence Helen Humphreys on Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015 from 12-1pm in IC-318 for a short workshop on narrative.
Coffee, tea and beverages will be provided.
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.
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.
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.
This presentation will examine the 1950s phenomenon of “mambomania” as a moment that troubles the conceptualization of “diaspora” and the visual boundaries of blackness, especially in relationship to the privileging of US popular music culture as a pri
You are cordially invited to the UTSC launch of The Writing Moment by Daniel Scott Tysdal.
Thursday, March 20th, 2014, 12-1pm, Doris McCarthy Gallery
The English Department welcomes two new faculty members: Professor Kara Gaston and Mr. Andrew Westoll.
The Best Essay Prize went to Diana Demian and the prize for Best Essay on Canadian Literature went to Marc-André Durocher...