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Director's Message

Karen Valihora, Director of the Graduate Program in English, welcomes you.

Our Faculty

Learn about our professors and their broad perspectives of the world that results in original thought and theory.

Our Students

Learn about our current students and why they chose this program.

Our Alumni

Be inspired by our alumni who have profoundly influenced both the University and their communities.

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Pivot is a multidisciplinary journal founded by members of the Graduate Program in English with the generous intellectual and financial support of the Department of English.

World Literature Working Group

The World Literature Working Group is a student-led initiative aimed at fostering academic dialogue and collaboration between graduate students and independent scholars working in the field of world literature.

English Graduate Students Association

The English Graduate Students Association (EGSA) works to improve the learning, teaching, and working environments for all English graduate students.

Student Association

The York University Graduate Students’ Association (YUGSA) works to improve the learning, teaching, and working environments for all graduate students at York University. DGSA Constitution (.pdf).

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Faculty of Graduate Studies

In FGS, you’ll be provided with foundational tools and resources to guide your academic journey and further develop the skills needed to make positive change.

Learn More

The Graduate Program in English at York is an exciting environment to pursue innovative, socially engaging, career-ready education. Contact our Graduate Program Assistant to learn more.