The Fall 2017 English Department Newsletter is now available, with details of what the department's faculty, students, and alumni have been doing over the past academic year, including events held, awards won, and books published.
Alice Kuzniar, University Research Chair and Professor of German and English, will be awarded the Hans-Walz Research Prize at a champagne reception on 1 December at the Robert Bosch Haus in Stuttgart for her work on the history of homeopathy. The Birth of Homeopathy out of the Spirit of Romanticism was published by
UWaterloo English professor Linda Warley and Candida Rifkind of Wilfrid Laurier University have won the 2016 Gabrielle Roy Prize for their co-edited essay collection Canadian Graphic: Picturing Life Narratives. The collection's contributors draw on literary theory, visual studies, and cultural
The Department of English Language and Literature in the Faculty of Arts at the University of Waterloo invites applications for a three-year definite-term appointment starting August 1, 2017 at the rank of Lecturer in Rhetoric and Technical Communication. The successful candidate may be considered for reappointment at the completion of the contract.
UWaterloo English PhD candidate Betsy Brey is examining how narratives affect employee motivation. Through a Mitacs grant, Betsy was able to work with Ontario organizational development consulting firm ODScore to see how narratives around organizational change affected employee attitudes.