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.

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  1. 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.

  2. Astrid Blodgett Shortlisted for Major Literary Awards

    The University of Alberta Press is delighted to announce that EFS graduate Astrid Blodgett has been shortlisted for several literary awards for her first book of short stories, You Haven't Changed a Bit.

  3. Words With Friends

    Arts alumnus and local writer Jason Lee Norman shares his advice and connects with Edmonton’s bards, wordsmiths and novelists.

  4. EFS Past Writer-in-Residence,Tim Bowling, wins Edmonton Book Prize after eight nominations

    A prolific and versatile writer, Bowling was honoured for his 2013 verse collection Selected Poems, published by Nightwood Editions.

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  1. Long Night Against Procrastination

    November 06

    08:00 - 08:00 AM

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