ACCUTE – Welcome

Founded in 1957 and holding its first conference in 1958, the Association of Canadian College and University Teachers of English (ACCUTE) promotes the study of English language, literatures, and other cultural material in a global context in Canadian colleges and universities.

Our next conference will be held at the Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences, hosted by Western University in London, Ontario, May 30-June 5, 2020. Please see the Congress website for more information.


For information about past and future conferences, please click here.

Congress 2021 will take place at the University of Alberta.

ACCUTE’s annual conference features nationally and internationally recognized scholars, and papers from across the range of periods, topics, and methodologies of English studies.  Our programs also include sessions on professional and pedagogical concerns, as well as joint sessions with a number of other scholarly associations. This conference takes place at the annual meeting of the Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences, including close to 100 scholarly and professional associations.

Recent Conferences

  • 2019: University of British Columbia, June 1-4: program.
  • 2018: University of Regina, May 26-29: program.
  • 2017: Ryerson University, May 27-30: program
  • 2016: University of Calgary, May 28 -31: program
  • 2015: University of Ottawa, May  30 May – 2 June 2015: program
  • 2014: Brock University,  May 24 – 27: program
  • 2013: University of Victoria, June 1- 4: program
  • 2012: University of Waterloo & Wilfrid Laurier University, May 26 – 29: program
  • 2011: University of New Brunswick & St. Thomas University, May 28 – 31: program
  • 2010: Concordia University, May 28-31: program

Programs before 2010 were published in the March issues of our newsletter, and can be found on our newsletter page.