Saturday, July 1, 2017

Shakespeare 401: What’s Next?

From June 21-24, 2017, Ken Graham and Alysia Kolentsis joined forces with the Stratford Festival to host the second Shakespearean Theatre Conference: “Shakespeare 401: What’s Next?”

The conference included a number of highlights:

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

English Convocation Sees Five New PhDs, Sixteen New MAs, and Seventy New BAs

Congratulations to our bumper crop of new English alumni! All the best in your future endeavours. See our list of graduates below.

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Linda Warley and Candida Rifkind Win 2016 Gabrielle Roy Prize

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 NarrativesThe collection's contributors draw on literary theory, visual studies, and cultural

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Position: Lecturer, Rhetoric and Technical Communication

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.

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

PhD Student Houman Mehrabian Wins Teaching Award

Houman Mehrabian, a PhD student in English Language and Literature, has received the 2017 Amit and Meena Chakma Award for Exceptional Teaching by a Student.

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

=SUM(things): Open Call for New Media Proposals/Projects for Exhibition

The Critical Media Lab is pleased to announce an open call for submissions and creative new media projects for their annual exhibition scheduled for April 7, 2017.

Thursday, February 23, 2017

PhD Candidate Betsy Brey Helps ODScore Motivate Employees

Photo of Betsy Brey and Christy Pettit.

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.

Monday, January 16, 2017

Department of English Language and Literature Awards Ceremony

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The Department of English offers approximately 25 donor-supported awards for exemplary student work in a wide array of genres, from essays to creative writing (poetry and prose) to rhetoric, professional writing, and digital design.

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