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A CONFERENCE FOR THE HIP-HOP COMMUNITY: HERE AND BEYOND
On May 4 and 5, the graduate students in the English & Cultural Studies Department will hold a Hip-Hop Studies conference. This conference welcomes the thoughtful and collaborative sharing of musical art forms and cultural practices and study.
The Centre for Community-Engaged Narrative Arts (CCENA, co-directed by Daniel Coleman and Lorraine York) will hold its first gathering on March 1, 2016. CCENA understands society to be formed of various interpretive communities, whose outlooks and objectives are formed by the narratives through which they imagine themselves, their relationships, and their purposes.
Welcome to the Department of English and Cultural Studies at McMaster University. We have a tradition of outstanding scholarship and teaching in the field of English, and our graduate and undergraduate programs have strong reputations.
We combine long-standing commitments to the exploration of British, American, and Canadian literature of all periods with expertise in Postcolonial literature and cultures and in approaches to literary study that emphasize transnational connections. We were among the first English Departments in Canada to develop courses and programs in Cultural Studies and Critical Theory, and we strongly believe that these offerings foster a unique and valuable set of critical, analytical, and communications skills in our students.
Dr. Peter Walmsley
Chair, The Department of English & Cultural Studies
McMaster University recognizes and acknowledges that it is located on the traditional territories of the Mississauga and Haudenosaunee nations, and within the lands protected by the “Dish With One Spoon” wampum agreement.
Dr. Henry Giroux has been named Jarislowsky Fellow in Global Engagement at Waterloo University. The theme for Winter 2018 is “Global Populism and Democratic Futures.” Read more about the Global Engagement Program here: https://uwaterloo.ca/global-engagement-program/. Read More about "Dr. Henry Giroux named Jarislowsky Fellow"