The Department of English and Film Studies was recently ranked 22nd in English Language & Literature by the QS World University Rankings - the highest ranking department at the University in this survey. From the U of A Subject Rankings page, it also appears that we are now the top-ranked subject area at the U of A.

This department is dedicated to teaching and learning, research, and service in three core areas more >>


  1. 2014-15 QS World University Rankings

  2. EFS Writer-in-Residence Minister Faust

    Local author, activist, playwright and poet Minister Faust takes up residence in the Department of English and Film Studies at the University of Alberta.

  3. EFS Student Kristina Drozdiak Bitten by the Video Game Bug

    The EFS student spent her summer working for a world-renowned video game company, and playing one of the industry’s most anticipated releases.

  4. EFS Instructor Mark Morris, Debute: The Carpenter and the Oniroku

    Edmonton Opera presents a new mini-opera for children at Opera al Fresco. The librettist is EFS Contract Instructor, Mark Morris, who has written eleven operas that have now been performed in eight countries.

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  1. State of the Faculty

    September 24

    03:00 - 05:00 PM

  2. Meet & Greet with Minister Faust, EFS 2014-15 Writer-in-Residence

    September 26

    02:30 - 04:30 PM

  3. Welcome Back Undergrads!

    September 30

    03:30 - 05:30 PM

  4. »more


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