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English Course Guide. Photo: Krista Hill

Photo: Krista Hill


Comprehensive Sites


Voice of the Shuttle
Alan Liu, Department of English, University of California, Santa Barbara
An immense site with links to a huge range of humanities subject areas. Links also include teaching resources, libraries and museums, journals, and much more.

The E-Server
Iowa State University
This site covers a broad range of topics, including Cultural Theory, the Eighteenth Century, Cyber tech/culture, Feminism, Gender and Sexuality, Rhetoric, and much more.

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Writing and Research


MSVU Writing Resource Center


      Writing Links

      Trouble (on) Writing blog


MSVU Library Research Help
      Online tutorials

      Writing Help

      Evaluating Web Sites

      How to write a research paper (pdf)


MSVU Study Skills

      Advice on anti-procrastination, time management, exam anxiety, and lots more.

MLA style FAQ
      Frequently asked questions about MLA style.


Purdue University Online Writing Lab (OWL)

University of Toronto Advice on Academic Writing



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Nova Scotia university library catalogues on the web, including the Mount Saint Vincent library.

Libraries and Archives of Canada


British Library

Bodleian Library, Oxford

National Online Public Access Catalogue, providing unified access to the online catalogues of some of the largest university research libraries in the UK and Ireland.

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Scholarly journals

Below you will find links to a few scholarly journals based in Canada. When searching for scholarly journals, look at the MSVU Library article and research databases and at the Novanet catalogue.


Atlantis: A Women's Studies Journal

ESC: English Studies in Canada


Florilegium.The official journal of the Canadian Society of Medievalists



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Professional organizations

Association of Canadian College and University Teachers of English

Canadian Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada

Modern Language Association

Canadian Association of University Teachers


MSVU Faculty Association


CUPE 3912
Union of Part-Time University Instructors and Teaching Assistants


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Calls for papers

Calls for papers announcements and archive
English Department, University of Pennsylvania.


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Theatres, magazines, newspapers, etc.

Neptune Theatre
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Shakespeare by the Sea
Point Pleasant Park, Halifax, Nova Scotia


Two Planks and a Passion Theatre Company
Ross Creek Centre for the Arts, Nova Scotia


The Coast
Halifax, Nova Scotia


World Wide Arts Resources
Museums, architecture, dance, film, literature, theatre and lots more.

The Atlantic Monthly
Covering politics, society, the arts, and culture. Check Atlantic Unbound, an on-line offshoot of The Atlantic Monthly at this site.

The Globe and Mail


The Walrus

The Village Voice

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Halifax English departments and courses

Dalhousie University English Department
Marion McCain Building, 6135 University Avenue, Dalhousie University, Halifax

St. Mary's University English Department
Department of English, Saint Mary's University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3H 3C3

University of King's College
6350 Coburg Rd., Halifax, NS  B3H 2A1

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Other English Departments


Canadian English Departments

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