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Students in the English Honours Program, particularly those taking ENGL 499 in 2019 Winter Session are invited to attend this session.
Find out about best practices, and come with questions. Faculty thesis supervisors and Honours alumni will be present and there will be lots of time for discussion/Q&A
Welcome Back Pizza Party! Current and prospective majors, minors, and honours students welcome! Featuring GO Global, English Students Association, and more.
Dr. Nathan Hensley (Georgetown University) “J.M.W. Turner’s Burning World” Dr. Nathan Hensley (Georgetown University) is the first visitor in our Department’s speaker series this year. He will join us on Wednesday, October 2, 2019. The talk will begin at 3:00 pm in Buchanan Tower 323. His areas of specialization include Victorian literature, art theory […]
‘Old English Translation’
Old English provides an uncanny sensation: so different from present-day English that it must be studied as a foreign language, it is an ancestor whose patterns reveal themselves quickly to the learner. In this course, students will learn the fundamentals of Old English grammar, syntax, and vocabulary; specialized poetic vocabulary and the basic rules of poetic composition; and unusual features that have been lost in the journey from Old to present-day English—like a set of pronouns that describes only pairs and couples.