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Join McMaster University Library for a conversation with Henry Giroux, McMaster University Chair for Scholarship in the Public Interest, and Julian Casablancas, the lead singer of The Strokes, as they discuss Giroux’s newly released book, The Terror of the Unforeseen, which features a forward written by Casablancas. The discussion will focus on what they call…

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The Department of English and Cultural Studies and the Gender Studies and Feminist Research Program will be hosting author Casey Plett on Tuesday, October 29th. Please join us for this exciting talk! When Bravery is Fiction: Despair, Hope, and Expectation in Writing and Transsexuality LRW Concert Hall Tuesday, October 29th, 3:00-4:30 pm Casey Plett wrote…

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The Department of English and Cultural Studies and the Indigenous Studies Program will be hosting Indigenous literary scholar Dr. Alice Te Punga Somerville (Māori and Indigenous Studies, University of Waikato) on Thursday, October 10th, from 4.00 – 5.30 pm in LRW 1811. Please join us for this exciting talk! ‘The beginning is not the beginning’:…

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To celebrate the one-year anniversary of “Engedering the Stage,” check out this 5 min video showcasing the amazing artists at our Stratford Festival PaR workshop: For more exciting information about the project, check out https://engenderingthestage.humanities.mcmaster.ca

Nilofar Shidmehr—bilingual poet, fiction writer, essayist and author of seven books in English and Farsi—has been named the 2019/20 Mabel Pugh Taylor Writer-in-Residence. The program, jointly supported by McMaster’s Department of English and Cultural Studies, McMaster University Library, and the Hamilton Public Library, will enable Shidmehr to work one-on-one with aspiring authors at McMaster and within…

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Henry Giroux in the LARB

“My resistive strategy has been to have one foot in and one foot out of the university.” Read Henry Giroux in dialogue with Brad Evans in the Los Angeles Review of Books.

Congratulations to Dr. Henry Giroux, whose new book, The Terror of the Unforeseen, has just been published by LARB Books as part of their Provocations series. From the publisher’s website: In a searing takedown of the populist authoritarian vision of America, The Terror of the Unforeseen tackles the resurgence of fascism in the age of Donald Trump’s…

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English Upper-Year Courses Open to Non-Program Students **The following courses are open to students at Level 2 or above in any program** 2019-20 Courses Open to Non-Program Students