Centre for Canadian Studies
Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli, India


Canadian Studies was initiated into the syllabus of the Bharathidasan University at various levels. At the P.G. Level it was brought under paper IV, Group A: Canadian and Australian Literature. At the P.G. Level now in the new University Syllabus in the University Department it is brought under New Literatures in English where the major portion is Canadian Literature and Criticism.

At the M.Phil. level only fiction has been finding a place in the syllabus and it is proposed that in the next board of studies more female writers in future Poetry and Drama are to be introduced.

Introduced Canadian Literature as a separate paper in the two affiliated Colleges namely Periyar EVR College and Bishop Heber College.