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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.

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Waterloo English alumnus is new Parliamentary Poet Laureate

Waterloo alumnus and nationally celebrated writer George Elliot Clarke adds Parliamentary Poet Laureate to his long and illustrious post-graduation track record. Announced recently, his two-year appointment with Canada’s Parliament is dedicated to the promotion of writing and reading poetry in English and French for all Canadians.

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Monday, June 23, 2014

Elise Vist featured in "Waterloo Stories"

Rewriting the story of women in gaming: Can Frodo be a woman?

Elise Vist from our Department of English Language and Literature has been featured in the University's news section called "Waterloo Stories". 

When Elise Vist entered the gaming world she felt she had to prove herself not just as a gamer - but as a woman in gaming.

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Elise Vist 3MT finalist

English PhD candidate Elise Vist is one of the ten finalists to continue to the final round of the Three Minute Thesis Competition.  Come support her when she competes on March 27, 2014 from 2:30 to 4:00 pm in Hagey Hall (HH), Humanities Theatre.

Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Assistant Professor of Writing Studies

Applications are invited for a tenure-track position in Writing Studies at the rank of Assistant Professor. We are looking for a colleague with general expertise in rhetoric, writing studies, and composition theory and pedagogy.  Specific expertise in intercultural communication and global English, technical communication design and practice, or multimodal rhetoric would be a significant asset. 

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