Pronouns in the Classroom: Respect is the key to a healthy learning environment

Mon. Jan. 22, 2018 12:00 AM Read More

Patricia Robertson Awarded Honourable Mention in Poetry Award Contest

Thu. Jan. 18, 2018 12:00 AM
Patricia Robertson was awarded an Honourable Mention in the 2017 Banff Centre Bliss Carman Poetry Award Contest, judged by George Murray. She was... Read More

Honours Info Session

Wed. Jan. 10, 2018 12:30 AM


Indigenous Comics & Graphic Novels: Creators in Conversation

Thu. Feb. 15, 2018 12:00 AM
March 8, 1:00-2:15pm, Leatherdale Hall Sponsored by the Department of English and the Office of Indigenous Affairs A panel conversation between... Read More

Kathleen Venema Launching Bird-Bent Grass: A Memoir

Thu. Feb. 15, 2018 12:00 AM
Book Launch | McNally Robinson | Friday Apr 20 2018 7:00 pm, Winnipeg, Grant Park in the Atrium Bird-Bent Grass chronicles an extraordinary... Read More


Poetry Readying - Marilyn Dumont

Tue. Mar. 13, 2018 12:00 AM

English Honours Info Session

Tue. Mar. 13, 2018 12:00 AM

Performance/Conversation with English Grad Joshua Whitehead

Thu. Mar. 1, 2018 12:00 AM


Kathleen Venema's Bird-Bent Grass tops the McNally Robinson Bestseller list for April 15-25

Fri. Apr. 27, 2018 11:00 AM Read More

Kathleen Venema publishes article on “Alzheimer’s Archives and the Good (Enough) Death"

Tue. Apr. 3, 2018 12:00 AM Read More

Now Accepting Submissions for English Department Awards

Tue. Apr. 3, 2018 12:00 AM


Editing Workshop for Students w/ Matthew TenBruggencate

Thu. Sep. 27, 2018 3:05 PM
Concise, Clear and Captivating: Better Writing for 21st Century Audiences  A Hands-On Editing Workshop for Students with Matthew... Read More

Jonathan Ball Launches Podcast and Signs Contracts for Two Books

Thu. Sep. 27, 2018 2:11 PM
English professor Dr. Jonathan Ball, a contract faculty member, recently launched a podcast for serious writers who want to develop their skills... Read More


Christopher Petty Presented on Doug Liman’s Time Loop Plots at Lancashire U

Mon. Oct. 15, 2018 2:02 PM
Professor Chris Petty presented a paper at the After Fantastika conference, July 6, 2018, at Lancaster University, U.K.  Fantastika is a... Read More

Heather Milne Presented on Poet Nikki Reimer at Banff Centre

Mon. Oct. 15, 2018 2:00 PM
Professor Heather Milne presented a research paper, “Living With Communicative Capitalism in Nikki Reimer’s Downverse, or... Read More

Nora Decter Launches How Far We Go and How Fast at McNally Robinson

Fri. Oct. 5, 2018 12:00 AM
University of Winnipeg Instructor Nora Decter (ENGL-1000-008 and ENGL-2102-005) launches her debut novel, How Far We Go and How Fast (Orca), at... Read More

Candida Rifkind Publishes Open Access Article on Geneviève Castrée

Mon. Oct. 1, 2018 11:21 AM
Candida Rifkind has published a new article, "Geneviève Castrée’s Unmade Beds: Graphic Memoir and Digital... Read More

Brandon Christopher Publishes Comics & Visuality Article in Disability Studies Quarterly

Mon. Oct. 1, 2018 11:00 AM
Christopher, Brandon. “Rethinking Comics and Visuality, from the Audio Daredevil to Philipp... Read More


Patricia Robertson Nominated for Poetry Prize

Mon. Nov. 12, 2018 10:30 AM
Professor Patricia Robertson's poem, "Fox Says," has been shortlisted for the 2018 Aesthetica Creative Writing... Read More

Sonya Ballantyne Presentation & Film Screening Nov. 20th

Fri. Nov. 2, 2018 4:00 PM
“Birth of New Heroes: Indigenous Media Representation.” UW English alumn and filmmaker Sonya Ballantyne will be giving a public... Read More


Two Recent Articles Published by Peter Melville

Wed. Dec. 19, 2018 10:00 AM
Peter Melville has published two recent articles: one in the fantasy/sci-fi journal Extrapolation; and the other in RaVoN:... Read More

Patricia Robertson Wins Aesthetica Magazine Poetry Award

Mon. Dec. 17, 2018 1:44 PM
Congratulations to Professor Patricia Robertson, who has been awarded the Aesthetica Magazine 2018 Creative Writing Award for Poetry. You can learn... Read More

Di Brandt Publishes Translation of Play by Jenny Erpenbeck

Fri. Dec. 7, 2018 11:00 AM
Di Brandt's translation of celebrated Berlin-based playwright and author Jenny Erpenbeck's one-act play Katzen haben sieben... Read More