Faculty and students from the English Department are involved in many special events throughout the year, from receptions and colloquia to public lectures.
- Literary and Dramatic Arts Showcase Competitions (Any Genre)
- Undergraduate Colloquium
There are no upcoming events scheduled at this time.
Friday, July 23, 2021
After findings at Indian Residential Schools, settler Canadians shouldn’t hide behind the ‘gothic narrative’
Jennifer Henderson, professor in the Department of English Language and Literature and the School of Indigenous and Canadian Studies, reminds us that recourse to a familiar narrative genre can shield Canadians from the hardest truths about residential schools. After findings at Indian Residential Schools, settler Canadians shouldn’t hide behind...
Tuesday, June 29, 2021
Solidarity with Residential School Survivors and Their Communities
As news of unmarked graves on the former sites of Canadian residential schools continues to emerge, the Department of English expresses its grief over this latest evidence of Canada's genocidal treatment of Indigenous peoples. Going forward, we will continue to take direction from Indigenous leaders, scholars and writers on ways to engage...
Monday, June 21, 2021
Congratulations Spring Convocation Medal Winners!
The English department would like to congratulate the following students who received a 2021 Spring Convocation award: Emily Coppella, Bachelor of Arts Honours English Concentration in Creative Writing: Senate Medal for Outstanding Academic Achievement Dana Foley, Bachelor of Arts Honours English Concentration in Creative Writing: Senate Medal for...
Wednesday, June 9, 2021
Solidarity With Our Muslim Community
To Our Muslim Community: We grieve with you, with your loved ones, and with the greater Muslim-Canadian community. We are horrified and heartbroken by the hate-motivated attack carried out in London, Ontario, this past Sunday. This attack is opposed to everything we stand for in our department and at Carleton University. Though nothing we...
Tuesday, June 1, 2021
Spotlight on Research – Dr. Bridgette Brown “Sara Jeannette Duncan’s ‘Colonial Editions’: Imperial Authorship, Novel Innovations, and Literary Feminism in Cousin Cinderella”
Dr. Bridgette Brown completed her doctorate in the Department of English in 2019. Her dissertation, “The South African War (1899-1902) and the Transperipheral Production of Canadian Literature,” studies the ways in which settler projects of whiteness are constructed in literature, demonstrating how these projects acted across national lines at...