About the Department of English

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Reflecting the exciting expansion of Literary and Cultural Studies in recent years, the Dalhousie English Department offers courses devoted to a wide range of topics, from Jane Austen to Paul Auster, Dylan Thomas to Bob Dylan, King Lear to King Kong. Learn more about the department.

Faculty & Research

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Our faculty are outstanding teachers and active researchers.  Learn with them as they engage in research spanning medieval manuscripts to narrative in video games. Search our faculty by name or research topic.

Our Criticism Journal

Verso Cover 2015

Verso, the Dalhousie Undergraduate English Society's journal of literary criticism, is a student-run publication showcasing the academic work of English students at Dal and King's. The 201 edition of the journal will be launched Friday, April 6th, 1:00-3:00 at the Grawood. For more information, get in touch with the Verso team at verso.english0@gmail.com or view the online journal at dalverso.ca

Our Literary Journal

2015 Fathom Launch

Dalhousie's literary journal Fathom is a student-run publication showcasing the creative work of undergraduate students at Dal and King's. This year's edition was launched March 31st.