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Professor Daniel Coleman will take part in The Six Minute Memoir, where eleven Hamilton storytellers come together to tell their tales, in six minutes or less. Event details:  The Staircase, 27 Dundurn Street North, on Thursday December 6th 2018, at 7:30pm. This is a FREE event, with a voluntary donation to Body Brave, a new eating…

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Congratulations to English and Cultural Studies community members Daniel Coleman, Shane Neilson, and Gary Barwin, who are all nominated for Hamilton Literary Awards this year! The Hamilton Arts Council Literary Awards recognize published books of literary excellence, written by authors residing in Hamilton. Professor Daniel Coleman has been nominated for his literary non-fiction book Yardwork:…

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ECS graduate Dr. Sandra Muse Isaacs has been appointed Assistant Professor of English Language, Literature & Creative Writing at The University of Windsor. Professor of Indigenous Literature, Sandra Muse Isaacs is of Eastern Cherokee descent (Ani-tsisqua, Bird Clan) and Gaelic heritage (Clan MacRae). She is an alumnus of the University of Windsor (BA, English; MA,…

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Join us on Monday, November 19th for Dr. Al Coppola’s talk “Invisible Visibilities: From Newtonian Mathesis to the Santa Fe Institute,” at the Sherman Centre, Mills Library (first floor), from 2:30 to 4:00 pm. Al Coppola is an Associate Professor of English at John Jay College, CUNY, and the past chair of the Columbia University…

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Join us on Friday November 9th at 11:00 am for Dr. McKittrick’s talk “Footnotes (Books and Papers Scattered About the Floor),” presented as part of the 2018/2019 ECS Visiting Speaker Series. In this talk, Dr. McKittrick will explore the politics of citation in black studies. Taking its cue from the work of Richard Iton, Lisa Lowe,…

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Engendering the Stage

ECS’s Melinda Gough and Peter Cockett from the School of the Arts have embarked on Engendering the Stage, a Socrates supported project examining issues around the portrayal of gender in early modern theatre. The latest feature on Engendering the Stage, “Unsex Me Here,” by Sara Laux, describes the project as a “collaboration between academics and…

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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…

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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…

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