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.
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.
English Faculty and Students are giving a wide variety of presentations at the 2016 Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences, which will be held from May 28 to June 3 at the University of Calgary. See our Congress 2016 Participants page for a complete listing of presenters and their presentations.