October 11, 2017
What’s wrong with modern capitalism? Try reading an 18th-century novel. Katherine Binhammer explores the simultaneous rise and interconnectedness of the novel and capitalism in ‘The Novelization of Money.’
October 5, 2017
Alberta Augustana professor and English & Film Studies adjunct professor Roxanne Harde, southern singer-songwriter aficionado is one of this year’s recipients of the prestigious Fulbright Canada Visiting Research Chair Award.
October 2, 2017
In her role as Writer-in-Residence, Christakos offers herself as a facilitator and consultant between writers, whether they be students or faculty or other Edmontonians, and the community at large.
September 8, 2017
Join us for a reading and Meet and Greet of our new incoming Writer-in-Residence, Margaret Christakos. Monday, Sept. 11, 2017, 3:00pm, HC 3-95
English and Film Studies Instructor Ruth Dyck Fehderau has made the 2017 CBC Nonfiction Prize longlist for "Charity's Test".
August 30, 2017
Canadian novelist and 1990 English and Film Studies Writer in Residence David Adams Richards has been appointed to the Senate.
August 25, 2017
English & Film Studies alumna Shirley McDonald ('13 PhD) played an important role in the fight that led to the passing of Bill 6: The Enhanced Protection for Farm and Ranch Workers Act.
August 24, 2017
The premiere production of a new play about Romantic writers, Mary and Percy Shelley, will be opening this week at University of Alberta. The play was written as part of a doctoral dissertation of EFS PhD student Brittany Reid in the Department of English and Film Studies and the creative team is comprised of members from the Department of Drama.
August 11, 2017
EFS Adjunct Professor Kristine Kowalchuk has written a book called Preserving on Paper, a look at receipt books written by 17th century housewives in England. It is a glimpse into a distant past and revealed fascinating insights into what women were like at that time.
July 27, 2017
3rd year English major student Tarene Thomas on Canada 150 and her wish to "create a place our grandchildren's grandchildren won't have to suffer in".