The English Department has offered graduate instruction at the Master’s level since 1960 and at the doctoral level since 2006. Our PhD program in the Production of Literature is unique in Canada for its innovative conjoining of book history with theoretical questions about the sociology of literary production, circulation, and consumption. At the graduate level we remain committed to balancing what is best in the traditional range of historical periods and national literatures with newly emerging areas of academic research and scholarship.

Collaborative MA

Digital Humanities:

This cutting-edge specialization is designed to add value to the existing MA in English by offering courses focused on the rapidly growing field of digital humanities.

African Studies:

This exciting specialization is designed for students enrolled in the MA in English who wish to enrich their training by developing expertise in the field of African Studies through interdisciplinary dialogue.