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PhD candidate Shane Neilsen wins SSHRC’s 2018 Talent Award
PhD Candidate Shane Neilsen has been awarded the SSHRC 2018 Talent Award, which recognizes outstanding achievement by a current SSHRC doctoral scholarship holder. For more information about Shane’s work, and this wonderful recognition, follow this link.
John Douglas Taylor Conference: Engendering the Stage in the Age of Shakespeare and Beyond
Casting women in men’s roles may seem like a radical departure of our times. So might portrayals of early modern characters by trans and non-binary actors. Yet playing with gender was in fact an exciting feature of early modern theatre practice across Europe.
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.
The Centre for Community-Engaged Narrative Arts (CCENA) this week at their first Long Table of 2018-2019! This Long Table will be a celebration of the 10th anniversary of Hamilton Arts & Letters. There will be music, poetry, and refreshments. Event: Long Table—The 10th Anniversary of Hamilton Arts & Letters Date: 18 October 2018 Time: 3-5 PM Location: Room 212, McMaster CCE, 1...
The Department of English and Cultural Studies is pleased to present the first event in our 2018-19 Visiting Speakers series, “Conversations in Literary and Cultural Studies: Bodies of Work”: Thursday, October 25: AbleHamilton Poetry Collective Hosts New Brunswick Poets, in MUSC 222, from 1:00-3:00 pm This panel will feature the New Brunswick-based poets Robert...
The Hamilton Public Library and McMaster University welcome Kate Cayley as the 2018-19 Mabel Pugh Taylor Writer-in-Residence. Meet Kate on Thursday October 4, 7pm at Central Library (1st Floor, Hamilton Room) for a launch reception. Kate Cayley is a fiction author, playwright and poet. Her short story collection, How You Were Born, won the 2015 Trillium Book Award. Her first poetry...