Alumni & Friends - Ways to get involved and give back

Welcome to the Department of English

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.

Please click for an overview of our department from our Chair, Prof. Neil ten Kortenaar, or scroll down to discover what's happening and to learn more about our specific programs and courses.


Looking for ideas and advice as you select your courses for 2021-22? Please check out the resources in our "Choosing Your Courses" section, including our current course descriptions, different thematic "clusters" of classes you can take, and a Spotlight on featured upcoming courses.

You can also check in on your progress through your chosen program, or explore the requirements for switching or adding another one of our program options.

What I Learned in My English Degree

What I Learned in My English Degree

Explore the thoughts and reflections of graduating UTSC English students, who were asked to look back on their studies and identify what valuable lessons and skills they gained during their degree.

The Creative Life 2021: UTSC Writer-in-Residence Keynote with El Jones

The Creative Life: Keynote Address by El Jones

Please enjoy this year's celebration of our Creative Writing program, including a keynote performance by Writer-in-Residence El Jones and readings by some of our current CW students.

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