Research Areas

The Department of English offers supervision and courses in the following historical, geographical, thematic, and interdisciplinary Research Areas.

African American Literature

Book History

African Canadian Literature

Creative Writing [MA only]

African Literature in English

Critical Race Studies

American Literature

Diasporic, Postcolonial, and Transnational Literature

Asian Canadian Literature

Digital Literature and New Media Studies

Canadian Literature

Disability Studies

Caribbean Literature in English

Drama / Theatre History

Early Medieval Literature

Environmental Humanities

Late Medieval Literature

Gender and Sexuality Studies

Early Modern Literature

Language and Literature / History of the English Language

Indigenous Literature

Literary and Critical Theory

Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Literature

Jewish Studies

Romantic and Victorian Literature

Law and Literature

South Asian Literature in English

The Novel

Twentieth-Century and Contemporary Literature

Poetry and Poetics


Science, Health, and Technology Studies