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?

GES Meeting

The April GES Meeting happened on April 9th, 2022. Here are the meeting minutes if you missed it: Minutes

GES Spring Book Sale

The Graduate English Society (GES) will be hosting our Spring Book Sale next week (March 14-18) from 9:30am-3:30pm daily in UC 2410 (the faculty lounge behind the English offices). All books (including anthologies, textbooks, and popular fiction) are less than $5! And while it isn’t specifically a bake sale again this time around, there may…

Word Hoard: Call For Editors

Word Hoard, the Department of English’s graduate-run journal is returning to action! For those who may be unfamiliar, Word Hoard is an arts and humanities journal with a unique “dialogic” twist: in addition to publishing literary, scholarly, and artistic work, the journal also solicits work from emerging and established scholars and artists which serve as…