Department of English

Marlon James for Calgary Distinguished Writers Program

Calgary Distinguished Writers Program

The Calgary Distinguished Writers Program strives to advance the careers of Canadian writers. As a part of the Calgary writing community, it engages the community with the Faculty of Arts and the Department of English.

The current Canadian Writer-in-Residence is Meg Braem.

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News and announcements


English student explores how we understand climate change through narrative

PhD student, Killam Laureate Leah Van Dyk examines the literature of climate change...

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University celebrates 2020 Killam Laureates with online event for all

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Netflix’s ‘Cuties’ ignites the wrong debate on young girls’ sexuality

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English professor takes on notions of gender binary, colonialism and the patriarchy

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In the media


In the News: Rebecca Sullivan, English, in Calgary Sun

As some Alberta artists rallied against open-pit coal mining; what impact did it have?

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In the News: Aritha van Herk, English, in CBC News

Creative writing student tapped to moonlight as video game writer

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In the News: Aritha Van Herk, English, in CBC News

OPINION | Looking south, at a shuddering elephant

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In the News: Rebecca Sullivan, English, in Conversation Canada

Netflix’s ‘Cuties’ ignites the wrong debate on young girls’ sexuality

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