Welcome to the GES!

The Graduate English Society includes all graduate students in the Department of English and Writing Studies at Western University. We aim to foster a sense of social and academic community among the graduate students in English at Western. Through our events, services, and connections to various bodies on campus, we facilitate communication and connections between English grads, faculty, administration, and other grad students across Western’s campus.


What’s New?

Fieldnotes: Jeremy Johnston

Jeremy Johnston will be presenting a talk as part of the GES Fieldnotes series on March 11th at 10:00 a.m. His talk is titled “Contradictory Capitalism: Productive Citizenship and the Pre-Industrial Conditions of Psychiatric Hospitals in YA Literature” and Dr. Miranda Green-Barteet will be responding. All are welcome! RSVP and see the Zoom info on the Facebook…

Career Pathways Workshop: Publishing and Theatre Education

Please join us for a conversation with recent graduates from our doctoral program in English who have gone on to build exciting careers beyond the academy! Meghan O’Hara is currently the Education and Outreach Coordinator at the Grand Theatre. She holds a PhD in English from Western University (’17), where her research focused on contemporary…

GES Meeting Rescheduled

The GES meeting originally scheduled for today (Dec. 7) is rescheduled for Thursday, December 10, at 1pm EST. Please see email or Facebook for the Zoom details.