The Writing and Communication Centre will be hosting its Winter 2019 iteration of Speak Like a Scholar from February 19th to 22nd. This program is designed to help doctoral researchers develop their voices as independent scholars and give academic presentations such as dissertation defenses and conference papers with confidence.
W3: Waterloo Women’s Wednesdays is pleased to announce W3 REPRESENTS, an interdisciplinary research symposium taking place on Wednesday, February 20th, 2019. This unique event presents the ideas of women and non-binary grad students, post-docs, staff, and faculty from various disciplines across the University of Waterloo.
In preparation for our symposium, we are asking for student volunteers (undergraduate or graduate) to help us with various tasks including conference registration, welcoming guests, presenter support, wayfinding, and so on.
For our first reading for Winter term, we're delighted to welcome Richard Cumyn.
The opening act will be Yutong Wu.
PROFESSOR AND KILLAM RESEARCH FELLOW
Christine Bold is Professor of English and Killam Research Fellow, University of Guelph. She has published six books and many essays on popular culture and cultural memory, most recently the award-winning The Frontier Club: Popular Westerns and Cultural Power, 1880-1924.
Dr. Christine Bold, Professor of English and Killam Research Fellow, University of Guelph, will give a talk at UWaterloo, “Indigenous Performers, Vaudeville, and Building Relations of Research Exchange.”
As the University of Guelph writes: “Indigenous Performers, Vaudeville, and Building Relations of Research Exchange” is part of “a research project that [Bold] says upends long-held notions of the role Native peoples played in the popular culture of the late 1800s and early 1900s.