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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.

HUMANITIES MAJORS FAIR

ATTENTION FIRST YEAR STUDENTS HUMANITIES MAJORS FAIR TUESDAYM MARCH 8, 2016 11:30A.M.- 2:30P.M. McMaster University Student Centre Marketplace

Congratulations to Dr. Daniel Coleman, for his recognition at the John C. Holland Awards on Saturday night at Michelangelo’s in Hamilton. He received the 2016 Ally Award for his research and work on race issues in Canada. This is an Award of Merit conferred by the Hamilton Black History Committee members upon an individual, institution…

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Kim Echlin is McMaster’s current Mabel Pugh Taylor Writer-in-Residence. Her books include Under the Visible Life, Elephant Winter, Dagmar’s Daughter, Inanna, and The Disappeared, a Giller short-list and winner of the Barnes and Noble award, translated into 17 languages. She won the CBC Literary Prize for Creative Non-fiction for “I, Witness.” She has been a documentary-maker, editor…

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Congratulations to Dr. Chandrima Chakraborty who edited a recent issue of Postcolonial Text entitled “Translated Worlds: History, Diaspora, South Asia.” The issue also features the article “‘A Shared Burden’: Reading Choas and/as Utopia in Amitav Ghosh’s Sea of Poppies” written by Nisha Eswaran, a PhD candidate in our department. For more information on the special issue,…

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Nominations are currently being solicited for vacant undergraduate and graduate student seats on the Board of Governors, Senate, and the University Planning Committee. Elected terms begin July 1, 2016! The nomination period is open until Thursday, February 4, 2016. For forms and information about the nomination process, please visit www.mcmaster.ca/univsec/elections/index.cfm More information on the attached image!

Henry Giroux, in this passionate and incisive book, turns the conventional wisdom on terrorism upside down, demonstrating how fear and lawlessness have become organizing principles of life in the United States, and violence an acceptable form of social mediation.

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ECCS Hosts: Cocoa & Cram!

The English, Cultural Studies & Critical Theory Undergraduate Student Society invites you to join them on Monday, November 30th from 9AM-5PM to talk about study tips for the upcoming examination period.