English & Writing StudiesWestern Arts and Humanities
  • slideshow image
  • slideshow image
  • slideshow image
  • slideshow image
  • slideshow image


SolgaK Professor Kim Solga

is the recipient of the 2016 Award for Excellence in Editing for her achievement in editing Performance and the Global City editors (Palgrave Macmillan, 2015) and Performance and the City editors (Palgrave Macmillan, 2009). Presented by the Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE).

J Plug Professor Jan Plug

has been named a 2016 Graham and Gale Wright Distinguished Scholar, in recognition of his prominent contibutions as an internationally-recognized researcher in his field.

J Leonard Professor John Leonard

is the recipient of a 2016 Distinguished University Professorship award acknowledging sustained excellence in scholarship over a substantial career at Western


Game of Thrones

Professor John Leonard 
revisits England’s real Game of Thrones >>>

Thy Phu

Professor Thy Phu 
named to the RSC College of New Scholars, Artists & Scientists >>>

First Lady of Geek

Millennial Falcon 
Multimedia maven Sam Maggs is the First Lady of Geek >>>

CBC Short Story Winner

David Huebert (PhD 3) 
named winner of the 2016 CBC Short Story Prize >>>

Munro Chair in CreativityAlice Munro Chair in Creativity
Seeking scholar to fill full-time, three-year renewable academic position >>>

More News

What we offer

Program Highlights