The Master of Arts in World Literatures and Cultures is the first and only program of its kind in Canada. This bilingual one-year MA is your path to many rewarding careers!

Interested in world cinema? Ever wondered who gets the Nobel prize for literature and why? What happens when two or more languages interact within a community? You will explore this and many other exciting topics!

Our program brings together areas of study such as literature, film, media, sociolinguistics, gender, diasporas and minorities. It explores the comparative and interdisciplinary nature of world cultures and arts, both past and present.

Discover how cultural identities are shaped.

React to prejudice and stereotypes,

Reflect on patterns of representation.

Engage in intercultural communication and research in a bilingual classroom.

Become a global thinker in the dynamic setting of the nation’s capital.

Join our team of multilingual professors with a transnational expertise!

Final Paper

Complete your Master’s degree by writing a Major Research Paper (MRP).


We are continuing to accept applications for Fall 2020.