English

Studying literature enhances our understanding of the complex ways in which words produce meaning, and the equally complex ways in which literature produces meaning – and how we also produce meaning when we read.

Writing and communicating effectively are invaluable assets in a wide variety of fields including: education, publishing, journalism, administration, business, politics, editing, publications research, novel writing, technical writing and law.

Interested in English?

Students interested in studying English at Lakehead University will learn....

  • writing and communicating effectively
  • creative and critical thinking
  • constructing valid arguments, analyzing a wide variety of texts and arguments 
  • to develop distinctive aptitudes and intellectual abilities
  • more about the diverse cultures and contexts in which we live our lives

The English program will include:

  • exposure to different types of literature
  • creative and academic writing
  • studies of literary theory
  • indepth studies of texts from specific time periods, genres and/or nations.
 
Where to find or contact us:
Our Administrative Office is on the Thunder Bay Campus:  Ryan Building 3029 
Telephone:  807-343-8292
 
 

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English professor visits Taiwan
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