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There are more than 45 faculty members in the Program with diverse interests and specializations. Course work falls broadly into the following fields in which students can focus their studies and specialize in practically any period, style, and genre from the earliest literature in English to contemporary texts:




Postcolonial/Diaspora/World Literature


Courses and research projects of both faculty and students often cross temporal, national, generic, and stylistic boundaries. Diverse theories permeate the approach to study and scholarship. Visit the “Courses” page to view this year’s offerings.

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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.