Welcome

Welcome to the Department of English and Drama. We offer three Image indicates that adjacent link to the right opens a new window English programs that are the same as those on the St. George campus and three Image indicates that adjacent link to the right opens a new window Drama programs unique to U of T Mississauga. Faculty expertise includes all literary forms; their historical, social and material contexts; literary and performance theory; theatre history; and creative writing. English and Drama is also the home of Image indicates that adjacent link to the right opens a new window Canadian Studies at UTM.
 

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small blue square bullet 2016-17 English Courses | 2016-17 Drama Courses | Image indicates that adjacent link to the right opens a new window Registrar's Course Time Table

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Announcements | Congratulations!

AWARDS with May 30, 2017 Deadlines:

Joanna Dutka Award,
for students in English in their final year in 2016-17 and Graduating in June 2017.

To be awarded to students at UTM intending to pursue graduate work in English on the basis of financial need. Academic merit will also be considered as well as proof of application to at least one university with the intent to study in a M.A. Program in English.
Deadline: May 30, 2017 | Application coming soon

The Harold Sonny Ladoo Book Prize for Creative Writing,
for students in English and Drama in any year.

To be awarded to a U of T Mississauga student, either full-time or part-time, in memory of Harold Sonny Ladoo who published his first novel in 1972 whilst an undergraduate at Erindale College and whose promising writing career was tragically cut short by his early death in 1973. Competitors may submit one or more of the following: i) a long poem OR a group of short poems; ii) a short story OR a group of short stories; iii) a novel OR scheme of a novel with approximately 15,000 words of the novel itself; iv)a play. NO previously published composition will be accepted.
Deadline: May 30, 2017 | Application coming soon

A Season of Firsts:

MAINSTAGE

Theatre Erindale closes it's season with Image indicates that adjacent link to the right opens a new window The Importance of Being Earnest
 

Image indicates that adjacent link to the right opens a new window College or university? For many, the answer is both. View the Toronto Star interview with Cameron Grant a graduate from UTM's Theatre and Drama Studies program.
Image indicates that adjacent link to the right opens a new window Welcome to the 2016-17 Theatre Erindale Season!

from The Joint Theatre Program of Sheridan College and The University of Toronto Mississauga
Artistic Director: David Matheson

The Image indicates that adjacent link to the right opens a new window 2016 Summer TDS News Letter! from David Matheson the new Coordinator of the Theatre and Drama Studies Program.

Congratulations!

Congratulations to Mahek Basar for being selected as the 2015-16 Harold Sonny Ladoo winner for the submission "Papa, Maham and Some Others: A Collection of Short Stories".
 
Congratulations to Charleen Sye and Shalini Nanayakkara for being the two runner ups for the 2015-16 Harold Sonny Ladoo prize for their submissions "The Well Boy" and "An Orange Kiss"
 
Congratulations to Professor Terry Robinson for winning the Annibel Jenkins Prize for the Best Article in Performance and Theatre Studies and the Percy G. Adams Prize for the Best Article on an Eighteenth-Century Subject for her article "Becoming Somebody: Refashioning the Body Politic in Mary Robinson's Nobody".
 
Congratulations to Mehak Kawatra for being selected as a 2017 Gordon Cressy Student Leadership Award winner! Mehak has demonstrated great leadership potential and a commitment to making the U of T community a great place.
 
Congratulations to Professor Jacob Gallagher Ross, who has received the American Theatre and Drama Society’s Vera Mowry Roberts Award for the best article of the year (for “Mediating the Method” published in Theatre Survey in 2015) - AND, with his colleague Miriam Felton-Dansky, the American Society for Theater Research’s 2016 Collaborative Research Award.
 
Congratulations to Professor Daniel Wright for winning the 2016 John Charles Polanyi Prize for Literature. This prestigious prize is awarded by the Government of Ontario for outstanding researchers in the early stages of their careers.
 
Congratulations to Professor Melissa Gniadek for winning the Richard Beale Davis Prize for the best essay published in the journal Early American Literature in 2015.
 
Congratulations to Merium Khan for being awarded the V.A. De Luca Book Prize (2016) for outstanding written work entitled “A World of Worlds, as Pendents in each Eare”: Poetic Vitalism in Cavendish’s Poems, and Fancies.
 
Congratulations to Jessica Marie Giles for being awarded the V.A. De Luca Book Prize (2016) for outstanding written work entitled "Narrative Loop Rhizomes: Paradoxical Agency and Design in Aisle and The Stanley Parable".
 
Congratulations to Paul Helmut for being awarded the The Harold Sonny Ladoo Book Prize for Creative Writing for outstanding written work entitled "The Scheme of These Three Doors".
 

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