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. Petrocultures project After Oil receives KIAS research grant

  2. EFS Professor Sylvia Brown on How Print Transformed our Lives

    This series of lectures will present three case studies in seventeenth-century print culture as an evolving medium and marketplace for expressing conscience and defending dissident positions, identities, and texts.

  3. Professor and EFS alumna Heidi Janz has become a voice for people with disabilities

    Heidi Janz (’03 PhD, English & Film Studies) is an accomplished woman. A playwright and an academic, she holds 3 degrees from UofA, has completed 2 post-doctoral fellowships, has had 4 plays produced and has published a short novel. It is an impressive CV by anyone’s standards, but Janz also has cerebral palsy.

  4. Prof. Eddy Kent publishes book on Corporate Culture in British India

    Department of English and Film Studies Professor Eddy Kent has published a new book about Corporate Culture in British India.

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