Faculty and students from the English Department are involved in dozens of special events throughout the year, from receptions and colloquia to public lectures.
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- Munro Beattie Lecture
- Research Talks
- PhD Speaker Series
- Departmental Awards
- High School Writing Competition
- Undergraduate Colloquium
- MA Colloquium
- PhD Colloquium
Friday, May 17, 2019
Student Publication — Anelisha Knight in the Yarns of Gods
The Department of English and Literature wishes to congratulate Julia Lye on the publication of her first book, Anelisha Knight in the Yarns of Gods. Julia’s book can be ordered here. Heartfelt congratulations,...
Thursday, May 2, 2019
Spotlight on Research — Professor Paul Keen
How are we to make the case for the value of different kinds of knowledge at a time when both the humanities and universities in general face unprecedented pressures? Prof. Paul Keen is organizing a two-day workshop in early June that seeks to address this question. Taking its cue from Stefan Collini’s warning about...
Friday, April 26, 2019
Contract Instructor Opportunities Fall/Winter 2019-20
We are no longer accepting applications for the position listed below. Contract Instructor Opportunities Fall/Winter 2019-20 Carleton University, Department of English Language & Literature Pursuant to Article 16 of the CUPE 4600 Unit 2 Collective Agreement, applications are invited from members of the CUPE 4600-2 bargaining unit and other...
Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Working in web writing is a curse: a goodbye as departmental blogger
I write this as I reach the final week of my co-op work term in a web communications team and struggle to write anything longer than 25 words. I want everything to be short. Fancy vocabulary needs to go. Sentences should have one idea, and one idea only. Want to make a paragraph longer...
Monday, April 15, 2019
2018-19 Annual Writing Competitions
The Department of English would like to congratulate all those who participated in the the 2018-19 Annual Writing Competitions. We are pleased to announce the results below. Scholarship/Award/Competition Recipient George Johnston Poetry Awards Simon Turner Emily Coppella Lilian I. Found Award for Poetry Manahil Bundukwala Honourable Mentions...