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Literary Studies in the Department of English, Faculty of Arts

Studying the language in which we live—and its uses, from poetry to politics to the hidden metaphors of everyday life—offers a strong centre from which to explore the world within and beyond the university. Students in this program have opportunities for creativity and intellectual challenge, through broad and intensive reading, through writing, and through discussion with professors and fellow students. This is a program for students who cannot be satisfied by textbook learning: it demands, develops, and rewards intellectual curiosity, articulate speech and writing, and critical thinking. 


Support the United Way with the Department of English Build-A-Poem fundraiser. 2014-2015 CDWP Writer-in-Residence, Ian Williams, has begun a communal poem that will wend its way through our department halls throughout the month of November.

Course descriptions for Winter 2015 term now available.

2014-2015 Undergraduate Topics Course descriptions are available online.

Important Information for Prospective English Graduate Students.

The Calgary Distinguished Writers Program is now accepting applications from promising Canadian writers for the position of 2016-17 Canadian Writer-in-Residence at the University of Calgary’s Faculty of Arts. All applications received or postmarked by January 31, 2015 will be considered.

Department of English publications by Susan Bennett, Faye Halpern, and more.

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