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.
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…
In Winter 2019, Dr. Sarah Brophy will be offering English 2NH3: “Narratives of Health.” This course is open to all students at Level II or above in any program. What can stories and images of embodied life teach us about how to care for ourselves and for others? Located at specific intersections of citizenship, community,…
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.
Qwo-Li Driskill is a (non-citizen) Cherokee Two-Spirit and Queer writer, activist, and performer also of African, Irish, Lenape, Lumbee, and Osage ascent.
On Friday Sept 21, the Stratford Festival is presenting a staged reading of Swetnam the Woman Hater Arraigned by Women, edited by Dr. Melinda Gough.
All students in an Honours English & Cultural Studies program need to complete Level IV seminars as part of their program requirements. Since these courses are limited in size, enrollment is available by departmental permission only.
CCENA invites you to a very special afternoon panel discussion with the directors of three of Canada’s most remarkable social innovation action and research groups speaking on the role of the arts in generating social inclusion, intellectual emancipation, and grounded change.
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/.
Out today in The Conversation: Dr. Chandrima Chakraborty’s reflection on the Air India tragedy, its place in Canadian national memory, and her ongoing work to document the narratives generated by it, both personal and collective.