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MA Program - Thesis route or course work

PhD Program - Areas of Exploration

  • North Atlantic Literatures (England, Newfoundland, Ireland, Scotland)
  • Canadian Literature
  • Contemporary Literatures
  • Postcolonial Studies
  • American Studies
  • Early Modern & 18th-Century Literature

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Deadline for Fall 2014 applications is 15 January 2014: all applications must include the SGS application form, all university-level transcripts, two letters of reference, a sample of writing (up to 20 pages), and a statement of research interests. Apply online

English Graduate Student Assocation

The English Graduate Student Association is a recently formed society open to students pursuing graduate study in the Department of English. According to its constitution, its mission is to "enrich the graduate student experience, provide opportunities for further learning, and build collegiality" and to demonstrate " the importance of English studies to the wider university community and the public in general."  Visit its website at



Note: source map for image above is "A new and correct map of the British colonies in North America comprehending eastern Canada with the Province of Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and the government of Newfoundland" 1794. Courtesy of the Centre for Newfoundland Studies and the Digital Archives Initiative, Memorial University.

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