Dept. of English news
Job Posting: Course Instructor for Winter 2015 The Department of English has an opening for a course instructor in the Winter of 2015: ENGL 393 Canadian Cinema (45 students): meets Mondays and Wednesdays 10:05 a.m. to 11:25 a.m.; screenings on Mondays 2:35 p.m. to 5:25 p.m. Cinema is to be understood broadly as moving imagery, encompassing works produced and displayed in a variety of audio-visual media.
How Exile Melts November 20-22 and 27-29 Moyse Hall Theatre - McGill University Campus, Arts Building 853 Sherbrooke St. West Thursday-Saturday at 7:30 p.m. $10.00 General Admission, Box Office: 514-398-6070 How Exile Melts is a new play by McGill graduate Dane Stewart (BA 2014), directed by Patrick Neilson. The play had its genesis in a creative writing project for a course in Canadian drama. It is a tender, intimate and darkly comic portrait of a family in crisis.
Violation: Representations in Literature and Culture. February 20-22, 2015 An Interdisciplinary Conference Sponsored by the McGill University English Department.
American Literature Tenure-Track Position – Assistant Professor
Anita Rau Badami is the new Richler Writer-In-Residence for the 2014-2015 year. Anita’s novels and short stories are critically acclaimed and have been published in more than a dozen languages across the world. She is the recipient of awards including the Marian Engel Prize, the Regional Commonwealth Award and the Premio Berto Prize for International Literature.
Scholarships are open to full-time undergraduate and graduate students. The Scholarships are merit-based and four individuals will be designated each year and awarded a one-time scholarship of up to US$6,500. Major selection criteria includes academic performance and demonstrated leadership in cross cultural activities.
The Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada is pleased to announce the following scholarship program: 2014 MATTINSON SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM FOR STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES Objective To encourage Canadian students with permanent disabilities to pursue university studies with the ultimate objective of obtaining a first undergraduate degree. Deadline Postmarked paper application must be sent to the AUCC no later than MAY 15, 2014.
Fall applications to ENGL434: Independent Theatre Project and ENGL495: Individual Reading Course are due on 12 September.
This award provides an opportunity for undergraduate students in the Department of English to attend plays in performance at a Canadian venue as an adjunct to course work at McGill.
As of December 28th, McGill’s license of Virus Barrier X will expire. Replacing it is Trend Micro’s Smart Surfing for Mac. Its features include antivirus, antispyware and web threat protection; additionally, it has built in parental controls, a spam blocker and a two-way firewall.
The Shakespeare and Performance Research Team, Department of English, McGill University, seeks a postdoctoral fellow to join a research program (2012-2016) entitled, “Shakespeare and the Play of Story.”
This May, study Renaissance Literature and Painting in Florence with the course, ENGL 347: Great Writings of Europe 1 - Passions of the Renaissance (taught in English).
Kathleen Winter, author of Annabel, will be the inaugural Mordecai Richler Writer-in-Residence in the Department of English at McGill in the winter semester 2012.