News

UTSC Alum Niyosha Keyzad Interviewed by CBC

Niyosha Keyzad, a UTSC English graduate who is currently teaching in our department, was interviewed by CBC Radio regarding her fledgling "Scarborough Studies" initiative.

Daniel Tysdal's H-Wing Story Recognized

Congratulations to our creative writing program supervisor, Daniel Tysdal, whose story "Humanity's Wing" was runner-up in the 2018 Peter Hinchcliffe Fiction Award competition organized by the Canadian literary journal The New Quarterly.

Ashfak Khan Chosen for LEAD Program

Our department's Business Officer, Ashfak Khan, has been selected to participate in UTSC's 2018-19 Leadership, Education, and Development (LEAD) program. Congratulations, Ashfak!

2018 Teaching Awards

Congratulations to Sonja Nikkila and Amy Coté, who each won a 2018 UTSC Teaching Award!

Graduation Success Story

Congratulations to Marylin Kwan, a UTSC employee in human resources, who has been working toward her degree in English for a decade.

Teaching Video Games Student Research Team

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.

Kara Gatson & Andrew Westoll

Faculty Spotlight

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

The Best Essay Prize

Congratulations to our students at the English Department who won 2013 Department awards!